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• Robert Abrams - Co-founder and an Executive Partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, a law firm located in Lake Success, New York, with locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Rochester. A nationally recognized expert in Health and Elder Law, Bob has participated in many important matters in courtrooms, boardrooms and other venues. Recognized for his substantive expertise and leadership skills, Bob has been called a “Pillar of Knowledge” and a “National Treasure.” Bob served as Chair of both the Elder and Health Law sections of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). • RoseMary Bailly - Rose Mary Bailly is Special Counsel to the Aging Law & Policy Program of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School. Ms. Bailly is the author the West’s Practice Commentaries to Article 81, Mental Hygiene Law, and West’s Practice Commentary and Forms to Article 81, Mental Hygiene, and co-author with Barbara Hancock of West’s Practice Commentaries to article 5, title 15 of the General obligations Law, powers of attorney. She is the author of a column on guardianship for Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled, a journal on prevention of abuse, mistreatment and neglect. She is the co-author with Elizabeth Loewy, J.D., of FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY (Civic Research Institute, Inc., 2007). She is an Associate Editor of, and contributing author to GUARDIANSHIP PRACTICE IN NEW YORK (Robert Abrams, Esq., ed.-in-chief 1997). • Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., - author, scientist, educator, and clinician, internationally renowned for his clinical work, research, writings and teaching in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. He is particularly well recognized for his scientific contributions in the areas of neuropsychological theory, dynamic aspects of functional cortical organization, frontal lobes, hemispheric specialization, and memory. His clinical practice includes neuropsychological diagnosis, neurocognitive rehabilitation, and forensic neuropsychology. • Howard Krooks - partner of Elder Law Associates PA with offices throughout Southeast Florida and is Of Counsel to Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP, in Rye Brook, NY. His professional practice is devoted to elder law and trusts and estates matters, including representing seniors and persons with special needs and their families in connection with asset preservation planning, supplemental needs trusts, Medicaid, Medicare, planning for disability, guardianship, wills, trusts and health care planning with advance directives.