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Educates Attorneys and Other Legal Professionals on Challenges of Estate Planning

[Denver, CO] — H. Amos Goodall, Jr., CELA*, of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak in State College, presented a session at the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Annual Conference held from April 7-9, in Denver, Colo.

Attorney Goodall presented The Challenges of Planning for Changing Lives – Estate Planning as a general session offered to elder law attorneys from across the nation who convened in Denver for the NAELA annual conference. The session focused on the variety of issues that arise for elder lawyers when engaging with clients in their estate planning. Those attending the session developed an understanding of different methods of achieving holistic estate planning goals for families in who might be in very different situations. The session provided strategies to work collaboratively with a broad spectrum of attorneys, emphasizing the value in making useful contacts, and the benefits of applying varying points of view to the same client problems.

State College―Attorney H. Amos Goodall, of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder care law firm with offices in Williamsport and State College, PA has accepted an invitation to serve on the Elder Law Advisory Board at Stetson University College of Law. Stetson University’s College of Law is located in Gulfport, Florida. The advisory board is committed to furthering the work of the College of Law’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law. Attorney Goodall is considered a valued addition to the advisory board because of his experience as an elder law attorney, and his understanding of the issues that affect practitioners of elder law as well as seniors. He has been asked to provide a level of guidance and insight that will enhance the focus of the Center as it provides legal education to students, attorneys, and judges. It is noted that Attorney Goodall received his LL.M in Elder Law at Stetson. The Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University fosters mindfulness toward public service that enhances the lives of the aged population.

The peer review panel for “Best Lawyers in America” has again selected H. Amos Goodall, Jr., currently practicing with Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, for listing in the 2016 edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” The State College attorney is listed for his work in Elder Law and Trusts and Estates. This is the eighth consecutive year he has been listed in “Best Lawyers in America.” This annual, advertisement-free publication has been described by “The American Lawyer” (“the leading daily news source covering legal business, law firms, and lawyers across the U.S. and around the world”) as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Best Lawyers® compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys comprising nearly 5 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Selection to Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.