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About Bryan Hales

Goodman Ray is an attorney with the law firm of Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C., who has more than four decades of legal experience. He serves clients in the areas of workers’ compensation and Social Security disability benefits as well as significant personal injury cases. Smith is licensed to practice in all South Carolina state and federal courts as well as the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court.

Finding a Balance of Autonomy, Support, and Assistance: Using Supported Decision-Making Agreements and Powers of Attorney

2019-12-19T20:42:55+00:00

This edition of the Voice was written by Mark T. Johnson, CELA. Mark is a partner at Johnson Teigen, LLC in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. The law firm serves clients of all ages and circumstances with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, special needs planning and trusts, long-term care planning (including Medicaid), and guardianships. He is the 2019-2020 president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Finding a Balance of Autonomy, Support, and Assistance: Using Supported Decision-Making Agreements and Powers of Attorney2019-12-19T20:42:55+00:00

How long do you have to work for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits if you are 30 and younger?

2019-12-16T17:49:20+00:00

This installment of the Voice was written by Martha C. Brown, a Special Needs Alliance Member who has been practicing in the field of elder law and special needs for over 30 years and is a Certified Elder Law Attorney as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation. Her firm, Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC, concentrates on the unique legal needs of the elderly, people with disabilities and the families who care for them.

How long do you have to work for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits if you are 30 and younger?2019-12-16T17:49:20+00:00

“Wings for All” Activists Make a Dream Come True

2019-12-14T23:26:35+00:00

(From left) Job Coach Kathy Walters and self-advocate Angela Campbell with the “boarding pass” for their round-trip flight to San Francisco. Angela Campbell, of Madison, Wisconsin, has a can-do attitude that touched the hearts of Wings for All sponsors and volunteers, inspiring them to make a dream come true. “I’m saving my money [...]

“Wings for All” Activists Make a Dream Come True2019-12-14T23:26:35+00:00

Special Needs Alliance Announces the 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors

2019-11-25T14:42:03+00:00

Tucson, AZ – November 13, 2019 – The Special Needs Alliance (SNA), a national organization of attorneys in the practice of special needs, disability and elder law, announced today its 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors. “We’re very pleased with the caliber of individuals serving on our board this year,” said Special Needs Alliance [...]

Special Needs Alliance Announces the 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors2019-11-25T14:42:03+00:00

What Parents Need to Know about Special Education Rights

2019-11-25T14:38:02+00:00

This post was authored  by Marion M. Walsh, Esq., a partner with Littman Krooks LLP, which has offices in White Plains and New York City. She has worked in education law for  over 20 years and leads the special education department at Littman Krooks. She is certified by the New York State Education Department  as an impartial hearing officer for children with disabilities.. 

What Parents Need to Know about Special Education Rights2019-11-25T14:38:02+00:00

Should a Special Needs Trust Pay for Medical Marijuana?

2019-10-01T16:22:16+00:00

The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Kyle Ashley Moore, who practices with the law firm of Weems, Schimpf, Haines, Shemwell & Moore, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He focuses on special needs planning, elder law and estate planning.

Requirements for Reprinting this Article: The below article may be reprinted only if it appears unmodified, including both the author description above the title and the "About this Newsletter" paragraph immediately following the article, accompanied by the following statement: "Reprinted with permission of the Special Needs Alliance - www.specialneedsalliance.org."

Should a Special Needs Trust Pay for Medical Marijuana?2019-10-01T16:22:16+00:00

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