Jill Shoffner, LCSW, Joins National Association of Social Workers

Jill Shoffner, Elder Care Coordinator Manager at Elder Law of East Tennessee, joined the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) this month.  With 132,000 members, NASW is the world’s largest membership organization of professional social workers.  Its missions is “to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, […]

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Amelia Crotwell, CELA, Named to Special Needs Alliance

Attorney Amelia Crotwell, owner and founder of Elder Law of East Tennessee, has been selected as the newest member of the Special Needs Alliance. Established in 2002, the Special Needs Alliance (SNA) is a national, non-profit collective of many of America’s leading disability and public benefits attorneys. Currently in 48 states, SNA members work to […]

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ELET Makes New Home in Historic Building

Since 2010, Elder Law of East Tennessee has been helping East Tennessee families to find creative and comprehensive solutions to the legal, financial, and care challenges of aging. In addition to offering traditional elder law services like estate planning and asset protection planning, ELET was the first law firm in East Tennessee to offer Life […]

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Connie Taylor Earns Elder Care Coordination Certificate

After a 15-week distance learning course, I am proud to announce that I now hold an Elder Care Coordinator certificate! In September 2012 I began an online course offered through the Stockton Center on Successful Aging in conjunction with the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association in order to benefit from the expertise of other […]

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Amelia Crotwell Receives Certification

Have you ever received wonderful news and one of those super feel-good moments?  That’s how I felt when I received official notice that I met all the requirements to become a “CELA” which means, I am now a Certified Elder Law Attorney.  The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) is  the only organization approved by the […]

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New Knoxville Elder Law Firm: Elder Law of East Tennessee

There are lots of attorneys out there who are quite capable of drafting wills and other documents associated with estate planning. But not all elder law firms in Knoxville practice the same way. I launched my own firm, Elder Law of East Tennessee because I wanted to be different and to help make a positive […]

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