History and Standards


For more than 30 years (NAELA) has been the leading professional organization for attorneys specializing in elder law and special needs planning.

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Aspirational Standards

NAELA members stand out because they endorse the Aspirational Standards, which assist them in providing high-quality legal counsel, advocacy and guidance.

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NAELA regularly recognizes outstanding attorneys in elder and special needs law who advocate for aging Americans and people with disabilities.

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