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LWP is a membership organization for attorneys practicing in estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, asset protection, special needs, and VA Benefits.
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What is the greatest success you’ve had since joining LWP? Meeting my office income goal in April, 2017, and being well on track to meet it in May! I’m learning to be confident in my abilities which is always a personal success. Also, helping families find a bit of peace,... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What is the greatest success you’ve had since joining LWP? Since joining LWP, I have transitioned and dedicated my practice exclusively to elder law and estate planning, founded my own firm, and have grown the firm to a team of five people including an associate attorney. What is your favorite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
Sabrina A. Scott, the Director of VA Services for LWP talks about how elder law and estate planning attorneys can serve the veterans in their community by legally and responsibly representing them and their families in Department of Veterans Affairs claims for non-service-connected disability pension benefits. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What is the greatest success you’ve had since joining LWP? The greatest success I’ve experienced since joining LWP has been the confidence I’ve gained as a part of the entire implementation process. I joined LWP a little over 6 months ago, and in the time, feel as if I have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
Lawyers With Purpose's Platform Trainer, Briana Moriarty, gives a brief update on Actionstep and the LWP Workflows that are offered within the system. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act as part of the 21st Century Cures Act which allows beneficiaries to establish their own first party SNTs. Most changes will be made in the first 100 days of the PEOTUS term. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What Is The Greatest Success You've Had Since Joining LWP? Launching and doing workshops. We are certainly a work in progress as far as marketing them and getting butts-in-seats. However, I am very proud of my team that we dove right in and started doing them, and keep doing them... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Lawyers With Purpose
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Victoria Collier, Co-Founder of Lawyers With Purpose and Founder of The Elder & Disability Law Firm of Victoria L. Collier, PC, has joined Jack Canfield, along with a select group of experts and professionals, to co-write the forthcoming book titled, The Road to Success: Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Lawyers With Purpose
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There are three categories of individuals whom the VA will accredit: representatives of VA-recognized Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), independent claims agents, and private attorneys. The route to accreditation differs for these various categories, but the governing department of all accreditation matters is the VA’s Office of General Counsel (VAOGC). It is this department that handles any questions, comments, and requests for correction of information related to accreditation as well as receiving any complaints regarding misconduct or incompetent representation. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Lawyers With Purpose
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Love and marriage can be of supreme importance when the Veterans Administration (VA) is considering an application for death pension from a surviving spouse. It is true that marriage is one way to document a veteran’s dependent, and this would mean an additional $332 per month to a vet’s pension in 2016. But failure to document a veteran’s marriage would certainly not be an outright bar to pension. By contrast, in the case of a surviving spouse’s claim, if you cannot document that the marriage between the surviving spouse and the veteran was valid, you have no claim at all, regardless of how eligible the surviving spouse may be otherwise. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What is the greatest success you've had since joining LWP? The greatest success we have enjoyed thus far has been the improvement in teamwork. Our internal communication has improved tremendously which means fewer mistakes and greater efficiency as well as serving our clients more efficiently. What is your favorite LWP... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is The LWP Relationship Management System (RMS). Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session 10 Key Focusers Filled Out (PDF) RMS Relationship Review Form (PDF) Completed Workshop Strategy Worksheet (PDF) RMS Chart (PDF) RMS My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Trust Design. Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Enhanced Trust Design Template (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior Sessions Your Legal Hour Overview Week 1 Materials Week 2 Materials Week 3 Materials Week 4... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What is the greatest success you've had since joining LWP? Our greatest success so far has been in recognizing some operations and processes that need to be broken in order to be put back together in better condition. We're still very much in the process of breaking things; however, after... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Trust Design (Part 2). Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Enhanced Trust Design Template (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior Sessions Your Legal Hour Overview Week 1 Materials Week 2 Materials Week 3 Materials... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
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What is the greatest success you've had since joining LWP? Our greatest success since joining LWP™ has been to move our team forward from basic tax and estate planning to being able to provide comprehensive asset protection and elder law solutions, as well as being able to serve veterans and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Trust Design. Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Enhanced Trust Design Template (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior Sessions Your Legal Hour Overview Week 1 Materials Week 2 Materials Week 3 Materials Week 4... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Boost Your Closing Rate with the Vision Clarifier (Part 2). Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Boost Your Closing Rate with the Vision Clarifier (Part 2) - Slides (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Boost Your Closing Rate with the Vision Clarifier. Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Boost Your Closing Rate with the Vision Clarifier - Slides (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior Sessions Your Legal Hour... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
Welcome to Your Legal Hour! This week's topic is Who Should Consider Medicaid Planning? Relevant Law vs. Plan Design. Questions about the materials presented? Contact us at info@lawyerswithpurpose.com Supporting Materials from This Session Case Study & Slides (PDF) Supporting Materials from Prior Sessions Your Legal Hour Overview Week 1 Materials... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Lawyers With Purpose
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