Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Special Needs and Veterans Benefits
Amy E. Orlando is an attorney with the Law Offices of Amy E. Orlando, LLC, where she practices in the areas of elder law, special needs, estate planning, estate administration and taxation. She is also an Accredited Attorney and Federal Fiduciary with the Veteran’s Administration.
Amy is on the Board for Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (PLAN) of Connecticut, a non-profit Trustee for Special Needs Trusts and pooled trusts.
Amy is licensed to practice law in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and is the Vice President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAELA.
She has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA), and also sits on the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the CBA. Amy also serves as the Secretary of the Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Council.
Amy teaches classes on elder law and estate planning for various adult education programs in Connecticut, and is a frequent lecturer on topics that include Medicaid, estate planning and elder financial exploitation.
Amy received her law degree Cum Laude, from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.
She is also a graduate Cum Laude with Honors from Wake Forest University where she played goalkeeper for Division I Field Hockey. Prior to attending law school, she worked in Social Services in Virginia and Massachusetts.
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I have had the pleasure of working with Amy for many years through her involvement with the Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (CT NAELA). She is a bright, energetic and committed advocate for the elderly. I highly endorse Amy.
|Principal Attorney||Law Offices of Amy E Orlando, Esq.||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Czepiga Daly||2010 - 2013|
|Associate||John J. Palmeri, Attorney at Law, LLC||2008 - 2010|
|Clerk||Judicial Clerkship||2003 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|PLAN of Connecticut||Board Member||2013 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Connecticut chapter)||Member||2011 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|Central Connecticut Business & Estate Planning Council||Secretary||2010 - Present|
|Veterans Administration||Accredited Attorney||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Veteran Administration||Federal Fiduciary||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||CLE Committee||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Connecticut chapter||Vice President||2015 - 2016|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Connecticut Chapter||Public Policy and Membership Committees||2015 - 2016|
|Medicaid SNF grant under undue hardship||Granted|
|Homecare Level 3 Applicant Receives 24/7 Live-In Care||Granted|
|Homecare Level 3 Application Granted Under Undue Hardship||Granted|
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|Connecticut Bar Association Section publication||SNF Case Study Under Undue Hardship||2012|
|Connecticut Bar Association Section publication||Level 3 Homecare Case Study Under Undue Hardship||2012|
|Suffolk University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law||Law||visiting student||2003|
|Wake Forest University||Psychology and Women's Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Probate Court Assembly Meeting||PLAN Special Needs Trusts||2015|
|Adult Education||Asset Protection Planning and Medicaid||2015|
|Adult Education||Trusts and Estate Plans||2015|
|Prospect Senior Center||Estate Planning||2014|
|Adult Education||Trusts and Estate Plans||2014|
|Adult Education||Asset Protection and Medicaid Planning for Long Term Care||2014|
|Prospect Senior Center||Medicaid Rules and Asset Protection||2013|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Department of Social Services Facilitator||2013|
|Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Counsel||Asset Protection||2013|
|Adult Education||Asset Protection||2013|
|Adult Education||Estate Planning||2013|
|Strategies That Prevent You From Going Broke at the Nursing Home||Elder Law/Medicaid/Asset Preservation||2012|
|Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning||Estate Planning||2012|
|Elder Financial Exploitation Seminar||Elder Financial Exploitation||2012|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Undue Hardship Public Act 11-176||2012|
|Association of Long Term Care Financial Managers||Medicaid Update||2012|
|Strategies That Prevent You From Going Broke at the Nursing Home||Elder Law||2011|
|Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning||Estate Planning||2011|
|MCC Course Instructor||Elder Law||2011|
|MCC Course Instructor||Estate Planning||2011|
|The Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning||Estate Planning||2010|
|Should I give my home to my kids?||Elder Law||2010|
|MCC Course Instructor||Estate Planning||2010|
|MCC Course Instructor||Medicaid Law||2010|