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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

 

Medicaid Planning

November 22, 2019

Both Catherine E. Lenert and Connie Renzi are scheduled to be a presenters at the 15th Annual Elder Law Short Course presented by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE). The course is a two-day conference, and will be held this year on November 21st and 22nd. Both Katie and Connie will be presenting on November 22nd. Katie will be co-presenting on the topic of Litigating Nursing Home Abuse Cases: What Every Elder Law Attorney Needs to Know. Connie will be presenting to attorneys new to the practice of elder law. She will be providing both “practical tips” and information on the Medicaid eligibility rules for long-term care.


Recent Publications

 

Steven A. Andersson co-authored with Jennifer Weiss-Wolf an Opinion/Editorial titled, “REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT–WE CAN ALL AGREE ON AXING THE TAMPON TAX” which Newsweek published on April 15, 2019.

April 2019


Recent Speaking Engagements

 

Medicaid Planning

October 24, 2019

Catherine E. Lenert presented at the National Business Institute’s (NBI’s) Medicaid Planning Seminar, held in Naperville, Illinois. Katie presented on the Medicaid application process, appeals, and post-eligibility issues.


Road Map to Retirement

September 11, 2019
Speaker: Constance Burnett Renzi

Connie Renze: recently joined forces with Jerry Knudtson (Konen Insurance Agency, Inc.) to host a workshop designed to help attendees identify and assess the potential risks and land mines of the retirement years; or in other words, to help attendees create a “ROAD MAP TO RETIREMENT.”


Fire Service Consolidation Tutorial

February 2019
Speaker: Bernard K. Weiler
Location: Webinar for the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts


Medicaid 101: An Overview of the Long-term Care Medicaid Eligibility Rules

October 2018
Speaker: Catherine E. Lenert
Location: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education


Taking Care of Business

September 2018
Speaker: Catherine E. Lenert
Location: Women’s Retreat


Identity Theft and Protection of Employee Data

August 2018
Speakers: Laura M. Julien and Kirsten A. Casas
Location: Client Inservice


Understanding the Pieces of a Life-Care Plan: Durable Powers of Attorney and More

January 2018
Speaker: Constance Burnett Renzi
Location: Aurora Bickford Resident & Family Program


2018 Legislative Update

January 2018
Speaker: Laura M. Julien
Location: Kane County Bar Association Local Government Seminar


Medicaid Applications & More

December 2017
Speakers: Catherine E. Lenert and Constance Burnett Renzi
Location: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education


Taking Care of Business

May 2017
Speaker: Constance Burnett Renzi
Location: Client Inservice


Legislative Update

April 2017
Speaker: Laura M. Julien
Location: Kane County Bar Association Local Government Seminar


Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for Municipal Employers

February 2017
Speaker: Laura M. Julien
Location: Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association North Regional Meeting


Keeping the “Sweet” in Home Sweet Home: When Medicaid is Likely

November 2016
Speaker: Constance Burnett Renzi
Location: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education


The Duties of the OMA and FOIA Officer

June 2016
Speaker: Laura M. Julien
Location: Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts Annual Conference


Medicaid Eligibility Overview and Tips from the Trenches

April 2016
Speaker: Speaker:
Location: Illinois State Bar Association


Long-term Medicaid Applications & Appeals

April 2016
Speaker: Catherine E. Lenert
Location: Illinois State Bar Association