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Season 2, Episode 11: Elder Law Attorney – What is it and why do I need one?Season 2, Episode 11:

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In this episode, our guest Josie M. Porras Corporon, CELA, will be diving into the misunderstood world of elder law.  This episode is geared towards practitioners who don’t know what an elder law attorney does and when they need to refer their clients to an elder law attorney; as well as to the general public as a guide for where to start when they want to plan for a long term disability in addition to their passing.  We will discuss the basics of long term care planning and public benefits and provide examples of when and how to best plan for a crisis. 

About Our Guest:

Josie M. Porras Corporon, CELA is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Dementia Care Practitioner by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. As a Certified Elder Law Attorney, she is well-versed in creating a plan to protect families in the event of crisis as well as helping families deal with the crisis with or without planning.  

Josie received her BA/BSW in Social Work from California State University, Chico, and her JD from the University of Iowa College of Law. Josie was a medical social worker prior to becoming an attorney and has incorporated those skills into her law practice. She is the appointed attorney representative on the State’s Advisory Committee on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias; is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Past President of the Northern California Chapter; and is appointed to the Executive Board for Legal Services of Northern California. Locally, she sits on the Advocacy Committee for the Chico Chapter of the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and is a Board Member at the Peg Taylor Center. Josie can be reached at (530) 892-2421.

About Our Host:

Host Kimberly R. McGhee is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and V.A. Certified Accredited Attorney. She is a Member of the California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Executive Committee (TEXCOM), former President of the Southern California National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member of the Board of Directors for Palomar Health Medical Group, Member of the Board of Directors for Southern Caregiver Resource Center, contributing author and editor for CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar’s) Trusts & Estates practice guide and Vice-Chair of the North County Bar Association California Conference of Delegates. She also serves as a Court Appointed Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem in the Superior Court of San Diego County, California.  

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