Melville, NY — Brian Andrew Tully, Esq. of Tully Law, PC has announced that he hasearned his Elder Law Attorney Recertification from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA). Mr. Tully’s most recent certification will run through November 2023.
Mr. Tully was first certified in 2003. A member of NAELA and the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Tully is one of 37 attorneys in New York State who are certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) and focuses his law practice on life care planning, elder law, estate planning, Medicaid benefits, and asset protection.
In 2004, he founded the ElderCare Resource Center, Inc., whose mission is to be the community resource for support, answers and expertise in regard to advance planning and informed decision-making about present and future long-term healthcare. The Suffolk Nassau Regional Business Partnership voted the ElderCare Resource Center as the Educational Business of the Year in 2005. From 2011 to 2018, Mr. Tully was named to the list of Super Lawyers in the New York Metro area in the practice areas of elder law, estate planning and probate.
In order for an attorney to receive certification, they must be licensed to practice law in at least one state or the District of Columbia, they practiced law during the five years preceding their application and are still be practicing law. They must have spent an average of at least 16 hours per week practicing Elder Law during the three years preceding their application, participated in at least 45 hours of continuing legal education in Elder Law during the preceding three years, submit the names of five references from attorneys familiar with their competence and qualifications in Elder Law, and pass a full-day certification examination administered by NELF. The NELF exam is very rigorous, with a pass rate of only 60%.
Mr. Tully is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation which is not affiliated with any government authority. Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.
For more information, call (631) 424-2800 or visit www.tullyelderlaw.com.