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Sara E. Meyers

Meyers, Sara E.

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Areas Of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Home Health Care
  • Medicaid Applications (nursing home and homecare)
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Guardianships (contested/non-contested)

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
  • Brandeis University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude

Published Works

  • Highlights of New York’s Medicaid Law , NYSBA Senior Lawyer Section, The Senior Lawyer , 2019
  • Effectively Utilizing the Fair Hearing Process to Establish that a Transfer was a Gift for Medicaid Purposes , Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter , 2019
  • Editor, Westchester County Bar Journal
  • Editor, Elder and Special Needs Planning Law Journal of the NYSBA
  • Using SCPA Article 17-A and MHL Article 81 Guardianships for Disabled Children , NYSBA Senior Lawyer Section, The Senior Lawyer , 2015
  • Medicaid Managed Long Term Care is Coming to Westchester. Are You and Your Clients Ready?, Westchester County Bar Newsletter, January, 2013
  • Medicaid Managed Long Term Care is Coming to Westchester. Are You and Your Clients Ready? , WCBA Newsletter , 2013
  • Guardianships and Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNT) as planning tools for Parents of Adult Disabled Children, New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Journal, Winter, 2012
  • Guardianships and Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNT) as planning tools for Parents of Adult Disabled Children , NYSBA Elder Law and Special Needs Journal , 2012
  • An Overview of Medicaid Home Care Options for Seniors, New York State Bar Association Elder Law Attorney, Winter, 2010
  • An Overview of Medicaid Home Care Options for Seniors , NYSBA Elder Law Attorney , 2010
  • Co Author of: The Doors Open Further for the Nursing Home without Walls Program, Westchester County Bar Newsletter, November, 2007
  • "Utilizing Medicaid Home Care as a Solution in a Post DRA World", New York State Bar Association Elder Law Attorney, Summer , 2007
  • "Utilizing Medicaid Home Care as a Solution in a Post DRA World", Westchester County Bar Newsletter, June, 2007

Classes/Seminars

  • Comprehensive Approach to Dementia (MAHC), Montefiore Dementia Symposium - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2021 to 2021
  • Article 81 (CLE), Westchester County Bar Association , 2021 to 2021
  • Accountable Aging: Preparing Your Estate for the Elder Years, Scarsdale Adult School , 2021 to Present
  • What is a Power of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?, Chappaqua Continuing Education , 2021 to Present
  • What is a Power of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?, Scarsdale Adult School , 2021 to Present
  • Critical Issues Facing Seniors , New York Medical College (Center for Long-Term Care) , 2020 to 2020
  • A PRACTICAL UPDATE FOR PRACTITIONERS IN MENTAL HEALTH, PRIMARY CARE, HOME CARE, AND LONG-TERM CARE SETTINGS , The 24th Annual Comprehensive Approach to Dementia , 2020 to 2020
  • Frequent Lecturer, Elder Law Programs, New York State Bar Association, 2007
  • Frequent Lecturer, Elder Law Programs, Westchester County Bar Association, 2007
  • Frequent Lecturer, Elder Law Programs, Sadin Law Institute of the Brookdale Center on Aging
  • Speaker, "The New Medicaid Law," Seminar Law Section, New York State Bar
  • Speaker, "Basics of Elder Law," Seminar, Elder Law Section, New York State Bar Association, 2007 to 2007
  • "Early Stage Forum," , Alzheimer's Association, Spring, 2007 to 2007
  • Alzheimer's Disease, New York City Mayor's Conference Fall, 2006 to 2006
  • "Advanced Medicaid Update,", Department of Health Care & Public Administration, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, 2000 to 2006
  • Featured: New York Newsday, BCAT Brooklyn Cable Television, Reporter's Roundtable.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Top Women in Elder Law, 2021
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers List- Elder Law, 2013 – 2020
  • Super Lawyers Magazine Super Lawyer 2015, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Magazine Super Lawyer 2015
  • SuperLawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013 – 2014

Professional Associations

  • Westchester County Bar Journal, Editor, 01/2020 to Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Current Co-Chair, Adult Guardianship Committee, Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member and past Co-Chair, Elder Law Committee, Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member, Elder Law Committee (past Co-Chair), 01/2020 to 12/2020
  • Westchester County Senior Law Day, Co-Chair, 01/2020 to 12/2020
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, 9th District Representative, Executive Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee and Special Needs Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee, vice-chair Guardianship Committee and 9th District Delegate
  • New York State Bar Association, Editor, Elder Law and Special Needs Journal