Westchester Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Addresses the Unauthorized Practice of Law

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Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., will lecture on the consequences of the unauthorized practice of law at the annual meeting of the National Association of Elder Law Attorney’s New York Chapter. Enea, a past president of the organization, will address the practical and legal implications of non-attorneys providing Medicaid planning services.

Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP

The advent of non-attorney document production mills presents an insidious danger to the public who unknowingly are misguided by these untrained entities. I urge all those who seek the aforementioned services to do so only with a qualified attorney.

Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., will lecture on the consequences of the unauthorized practice of law at the annual meeting of the National Association of Elder Law Attorney’s New York Chapter. Enea, a past president of the organization, will address the practical and legal implications of non-attorneys providing Medicaid planning services.

The program, “The Intersection of the Unlicensed Practice of Law and Unregulated Benefits Planning,” marks the latest speaking engagement for Anthony Enea, who has spent nearly three decades protecting the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families.

“Over the last decade, numerous non-attorney controlled entities have cropped up nationwide offering services in elder law planning including Medicaid eligibility and applications,” said Enea. “Many of these entities have branched into these services from traditional home care and geriatric care management services, while others are newly created. When a non-attorney provides such services the consequences are, in many cases, quite dangerous and financially disastrous.”

Named Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards, Mr. Enea is the past chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section. His practice areas include elder law; Medicaid planning and applications; special needs planning; wills, trusts and estates; guardianships and estate litigation. He was named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Elder Law “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, a Top 25 “Super Lawyer” in Westchester County, and is currently president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation.

Enea continued, “The advent of non-attorney document production mills presents an insidious danger to the general public who unknowingly are misguided by these untrained entities. I urge all those who seek the aforementioned services to do so only with a qualified attorney.”

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. was founded in 1987 as a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs. Membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors who deal with legal issues affecting people as they age and people with disabilities. Members also include judges, professors of law, and students.

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP is located at 245 Main Street in White Plains, N.Y. with additional offices in Somers, N.Y. Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea can be reached at 914-948-1500 or a.enea(at)esslawfirm(dot)com. For the latest news, visit Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano online at http://www.esslawfirm.com.

About Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP is an AV preeminent rated elder law firm with offices in White Plains and Somers, N.Y. The practice concentrates on Elder Law; Medicaid Planning; Nursing Home and Home Care Applications; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Guardianships; Estate Litigation; Supplemental Needs Trusts; and Special Needs Planning. Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP serves Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, the Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island and Queens and is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to seniors, the disabled and their families. Visit the firm online at http://www.esslawfirm.com and http://www.westchesterseniors.com.

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