On-Demand Video

Ethical Issues in Elder Law and How to Solve Them (2022 Elder Law Institute Session)

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  • Start Date:2022-07-21 20:00:00
  • End Date:2024-07-21 20:00:00
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  • Level:Intermediate
  • Topics:Elder Law

$79.00 ["ProPass"]

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Ethical issues abound in the field of Elder Law, such as who is your client, how do you deal with a client who is losing capacity, confidentiality, etc.  This course will discuss some of these ethical issues to help you when engaging in the practice of elder law, whether you are engaging in estate planning, long term care planning, special needs planning or estate administration.

Recorded at the Elder Law Institute in July 2022.


Carol Gross Esq., CELA

Ms. Sikov Gross is the managing partner in the Pittsburgh law firm of Sikov and Love, P.A. She is a certified elder law attorney (CELA) through the National Elder Law Foundation as authorized by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and was admitted as an ACTEC Fellow in 2012. In 1998, Ms. Sikov Gross became the founding chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA). She is a past chair of the ACBA Probate and Trust Law Section Council. Ms. Sikov Gross is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and a Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA). She has served on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Elder Law Section Council. She writes for the Pittsburgh Legal Journal.  Ms. Sikov Gross is a frequent speaker for PBI and others as well as for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at Carnegie Mellon University and at the University of Pittsburgh.  She has been listed as an elder law attorney in Best Lawyers in America and has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. 

Victoria White, Esq.

Ms. White is currently ethics counsel to the Pennsylvania Bar Association. As ethics counsel, Ms. White responds to Ethics Hotline inquiries from PBA members who have questions concerning the impact of the provisions of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct upon their own prospective conduct. Ms. White also assists the PBA’s Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, which issues written ethics opinions and reviews and recommends proposals for changes to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. In addition to staffing the Ethics Committee, Ms. White serves as the liaison between the PBA and the Civility in the Profession Committee. Prior to joining the PBA, Ms. White served as assistant counsel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, practiced for several years in the private sector, and was a staff attorney in the solicitor’s office for a local municipality. She is a frequent panelist on ethics-related topics for continuing legal education courses. Ms. White received her B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College and her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.

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