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The Power of Planning in Advance of Health Crises

JALBCA.org

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

The Power of Planning in Advance of Health Crises

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission - No CLE Credit Feb 7, 2019 Free $0.00
CLE Credit - JALBCA & NYWBA Members
One CLE credit (.5 credit Ethics, .5 credit Areas of Professional Practice)
Feb 7, 2019 Free $0.00
CLE Credit - Non JALBCA & NYWBA Members
One CLE credit (.5 credit Ethics, .5 credit Areas of Professional Practice)
Feb 7, 2019 $20.00 $0.00

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The Power of Planning:
Making Critical Ethical, Medical and Legal Decisions in Advance of Health Crises

The time when an individual is terminally ill or incapacitated is not ideal to address the myriad issues that arise in these circumstances. The panelists will discuss the challenges presented by incapacity and terminal illness and how having advanced directives in place allows for control and independence to the maximum extent possible.

5:30 p.m. Registration & Networking Reception
6:15 p.m. Program

Moderator
Peter J. Strauss, Esq., Pierro Connor & Strauss, LLC
Member, JALBCA Board of Directors

Presenters
Sarah Egan, MD, Hospice of New York 
Judith Schwarz, RN, PhD, Clinical Director, End of Life Choices New York
Eileen Zenker, LCSW, New Jewish Home

Special Guest
Vivienne Duncan, Director, City Bar Justice Center Cancer Advocacy Project

Co-Sponsors
CaringKind, New York Women's Bar Association

Program Co-Chairs
Hon. Bernice D. Siegal, Peter J. Strauss
 

Open to the public without charge but space is limited and registration is required.

One CLE credit (.5 credit Ethics, .5 credit Areas of Professional Practice) is available to attorneys, free of charge for JALBCA & NYWBA members, $20 for non-members.

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CaringKind
360 Lexington Avenue
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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JALBCA.org

Focusing on the intersection of the law and breast cancer, JALBCA leverages the legal community’s strength, passion, resources and expertise to promote awareness, early detection, treatment and support for all those affected by breast cancer; to provide programs that educate members of the profession about critical medical, legal and personal issues around breast cancer; and to support the breast cancer community at large by supporting and funding major, well-integrated legal and legally-related counseling support programs, as well as state-of-the-art early detection initiatives. 

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