Elder Law Practice News
Clinic students win big for elder client
When Edith Grossman, an 85 year old woman who is blind and uses a wheelchair, received an eviction notice from her assisted living provider, she didn’t know what would happen to her. Ms. Grossman had lived for many years in her cozy apartment. She turned for help to the students, faculty, and staff of the Elder Law Practice Group (ELPG) in the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services.
Professor Wright cited in Miami Herald Tribune article about Elder Guardianship
Professor Wright cited in Miami Herald Tribune, Special Projects article about Elder guardianship. Read more.
Prof. Wright to present at the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship
Prof. Jennifer L. Wright, Director of the Elder Law Practice Group at the IPC, will present Mediating in the Shadow of Guardianship: Possibilities and Pitfalls at the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship on May 29. The World Congress will be held May 28 – 30 in the Washington, DC metro area. The panel discussion also features a presentation from Dominique Sanz-David with Bet Tzedek Legal Services (USA).
Prof. Wright speaks about guardianship proceedings on the Disability Justice website
Prof. Jennifer Wright, Director of the Elder Law Practice Group, is interviewed about guardianship proceedings on the Disability Justice website.
Advanced Elder Law Practice Group students Alex Saumer ‘14 and Troy Olson '14 make their oral arguments to the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Advanced Elder Law Practice Group students Alex Saumer ‘14 and Troy Olson '14 took on a unique experience this semester, making their oral arguments to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Elder Law Practice Group mentioned in The New York Times
Our Elder Law Practice Group gets a mention in The New York Times Health section.
IPC In the News: Laura Orr facilitates UST Brown-Bag Session on Elder Care Law
Laura Orr, Clinical Law Fellow in the Elder Law Practice Group, will facilitate the brown-bag session on elder care law on April 25, 2012 at the University of St. Thomas.
Ms. Touch Thouk receives the 2012 Working in Public Interest Student Achievement Award
Our very own Touch Thouk, an advanced elder law student, receives the Working in Public Interest (WIPI) Student Achievement award for 2012. Congratulations Ms. Touch Thouk!
Professor Jennifer Wright published in the The Hennepin Lawyer
Professor Jennifer Wright writes about Practical Concerns in Elder Law Mediation, April 21, 2011, in The Hennepin Lawyer.