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Elder Law Clinic (6 cr)
Law 912
This clinical course will focus on representation of the elderly in a variety of substantive areas, with initial focus on administrative proceedings regarding public benefits, especially Medicaid. Students will have substantial opportunities to interview and counsel clients, conduct fact investigation, grapple with thorny ethical issues unique to elderly clients, and advocate for clients in a variety of settings, including in administrative proceedings. Students will have primary responsibility for their cases, under the guidance of the faculty member. There may be opportunities for collaboration with medical staff from the SUNY Upstate Geriatric Clinic and other professionals working with the elderly.

Taught By:
Mary Helen McNeal