- July 29, 2014
-- David Edwards, founder of Edwards Group LLC, an estate planning and elder law firm in Springfield, Illinois, has joined the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA). Membership in the Academy is open to licensed attorneys who are practicing in the area of Elder Law or who are interested in legal issues pertaining to the elderly.
Established in 1987, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others. Members of NAELA are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is to establish NAELA members as the premier providers of legal advocacy, guidance and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age. NAELA currently has more than 4000 members across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.
When asked why it was important for him to join the organization, Edwards said, “NAELA is one of the top organizations in the country that support and provide resources to elder law attorneys. They are also a key advocate for new legislation to protect senior citizens facing long-term care or disability issues.”
For more information, please contact David Edwards at 217-726-9200 or NAELA at 703-942-5711. For more information on issues of elder law and long-term care visit www.EdwardsGroupLLC.com.