When you hire a certified elder law attorney, you hire an attorney who is committed to applying the kinds of ethics that govern all lawyers. But moreover, when you hire a certified elder law attorney, you hire an attorney who is committed to the aspirational standards supplied by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Those standards set seal us certified elder law attorneys apart from other practitioners, who may not have such high standards of practice.
When you hire a certified elder law attorney, you will have counsel you in an ethical manner, to the highest standards of the law, and who will be knowledgeable and will put your interest before anyone else’s.
A certified attorney, or a CELA, has submitted credentials, has submitted to an examination, has demonstrated experience, and has demonstrated the commitment to both ethical and professional standards, to provide the best representation that you can find. Each attorney who is a certified elder law attorney will be knowledgeable in many of the areas of the law, will also be knowledgeable about issue spotting in areas which they do not practice on a regular basis, and will have resources to refer you to in those other areas.
So you can be confident that if you go to a certified elder law attorney, you will get the representation you need. To find a certified elder law attorney in your area, you should go to the website, www.NELF.org and use the search feature on that website to find the lawyer.