Speaking Engagements & Publications

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Joley L. Steffens cares about educating the community on topics related to Elder Law and Estate Planning. Contact Joley to schedule a free presentation at your event, place of business, worship, or other organization. Past and upcoming speaking engagements include:

  • Medicare and Social Security Benefits, National Association for Legal Professionals, Annual Education Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, October 2017
  • Estate and Trust Planning Webinar, Virginia State Bar, September 2016
  • Legal & Family Planning, Alzheimer’s Association, St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church, Chesterfield, Virginia, April 2016
  • New Elder Law Attorney Training, Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Charlottesville, Virginia, February 2016
  • The ABLE Act of 2014, Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Charlottesville, Virginia, February 2016
  • Estate Planning and Reverse Mortgages, Aging with Grace Event by Morrissette Funeral Home, Heritage Baptist Church, Chesterfield, Virginia, June 2015
  • Medicare, Medicaid and Long-Term Care Housing, Virginia Association for Legal Professionals, Annual Convention, Richmond, Virginia, May 2015
  • Social Security Benefits, Walnut Hills Baptist Church 50+ Luncheon, March 2015
  • Special Needs Trust Planning and Administration, NeXT Estate Planning Group, Richmond, Virginia, February 2015
  • Planning with Reverse Mortgages, Virginia CLE, Richmond, Virginia, February 2015
  • Estate Administration Procedures, NBI, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 2014
  • Medicaid Crisis Planning & Asset Preservation, Strafford, National Webinar, October 2014
  • Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Long-Term Care Housing, Virginia Association for Legal Professionals, Fall Institute, Richmond, Virginia, September 2014
  • Elder Law and Estate Planning, Aging with Grace Second Annual Conference, Richmond, Virginia, September 2014
  • Seminar on Aging, Burkeville, Virginia, June 2014
  • The Importance of Estate and Disability Planning, RVA Breath Matters, Richmond, Virginia, May 2014
  • Estate and Long-Term Care Planning, Mosby Memorial Baptist Church Senior Group, Richmond, Virginia, April 2014
  • Rights of a Legal Guardian, Grandparent Connection group, Chesterfield, Virginia, April 2014
  • Elder Law Myths and Realities, Senior Synergy VA, Richmond, Virginia, April 2014
  • Elder Law Services and the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning, Humana New Member Meeting, Colonial Heights, Virginia, April 2014
  • Elder Law and Estate Planning, Senior Connections’ Friendship Café, Richmond, Virginia, March 2014
  • Elder Law Services and the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning, Humana New Member Meeting, Richmond, Virginia, February 2014
  • Legal Directives and Estate Planning Documents, Virginia Council of Churches, Aging in Place with Grace Seminar, Richmond, Virginia, January 2014
  • Elder Law and Estate Planning Services, Presentation to Bankers Life and Casualty Insurance, Richmond, Virginia, November 2013
  • VA vs. Medicaid Benefits: A Side-by-Side Comparison,” National Teleconference, November 2013
  • “Minimization of the Medicaid spend-down, Conversion of countable assets to exempt assets, Leveraging the Community Spouse Resource Allowance, Strafford Publications. Medicaid Crisis Planning, National Webinar, November 2013
  • Understanding Medicare Parts A through D, Veterans’ Benefits and the Impact on Medicaid Benefits; Limitations on Medicare, Long-Term Insurance and HMO Coverage, National Business Institute. Medicaid Update 2013, Richmond, Virginia, October 2013
  • Affordable Care Act, Social Security & Medicare, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Richmond, Virginia, May and August 2013
  • Medicare Set-Aside Allocations, Approvals, and Administration, National Business Institute. Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Litigation, Virginia Beach, Virginia, June 2013
  • Protecting Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid Eligibility: Special Needs Trusts, National Business Institute. Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Litigation, Richmond, Virginia, June 2013

Publications

  • “Elder Law in Virginia,” Virginia CLE, March 2014
  • “Understanding Medicare Parts A Through D, Veterans’ Benefits and the Impact on Medicaid Benefits,” National Business Institute, October 2013
  • “Limitations on Medicare, Long-Term Insurance and HMO Coverage,” National Business Institute, October 2013
  • “Protecting Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid Eligibility: Special Needs Trusts,” NBI, June 2013
  • Medicare Set-Aside Allocations, Approvals, and Administration,” National Business Institute, June 2013
  • Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health Care Outside Of A Facility, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Elder Law Supplement, February 2013