We offer a wide range of lectures and training sessions for organizations and their employees.  

                                                 Speaking Engagements
       We are often asked to speak on such topics as "Planning for Incapacity: Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Wills", "Establishing Medicaid Eligibility", "Understanding Medicare", "Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning" and many others.  Topics are tailored to the needs, concerns and interests of the audience. 
Some of the organizations where we have presented  :
  • Caringkind (formerly known as The Alzheimer's Association of New York City)
  • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC)
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Federal Depositor's Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • St.Vincent's Hospital
  • J.P. Morgan Chase Bank 
  • Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Home Care Agency
  • Roosevelt Island Residents' Association
  • The Ford Foundation 
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
  • The Annual Mayoral Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 
  • The Practicing Law Institute of New York
  • New York State Bar Association Practical Skills Seminar
  • Mount Sinai Hospital (Queens)
  • Geriatric Care Managers Association
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Continuing Care Leadership Coalition
  • Jewish Home and Hospital
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Brookdale Center on Aging of Hunter College
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • National Constitution Center Audio Conferences
  • District Council 37 Municipal Legal Services Plan

If you are interested in arranging for a presentation to your organization, please contact us by phone or e-mail. We provide presentations free of charge. 

Speaking Engagements and Meetings for 2021 - 2022.  Hynes & Chu attorneys will be presenting at the following events:    
 
  • April 22 2021 - 33rd Annual Elder Law Institute, sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute. This full day annual program presents a review and update of current subjects related to the practice of Elder Law. Douglas Chu is the program Co-Chair and a program speaker.  Visit www.pli.edu to register for this program.  This is a CLE program. 
  • May 6, 2021 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker= Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkindnyc.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • July 1, 2021 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker= Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkindnyc.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • August 16, 2021 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of New York City) - Subject = "Planning for Incapacity: Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Planning for Long Term Care"- 12:00 to 1:30 pm.  Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkindnyc.org and go to "educational meetings" to regeister.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • September 2, 2021 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkindnyc.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom. 
  • October 7, 2021 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City) -Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit www.caringkind.org and go the "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • January 6, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City).  Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom. 
  •  March 3, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City). Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • May 5, 2022  -  34th Annual  PLI Elder Law Institute, sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute of New York.  Annual program covering elder law related subjects.  Speaker and Co-Chair = Douglas Chu.  This is a continuing legal education program for CLE credit. Visit www.pli.edu for more information. 
  • June 2, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City). Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm  - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom. 
  • July 7, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City). Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom. 
  • July 20, 2022 - Morningside Retirement & Health Services. Subject - "Introduction to Estate Planning": power of attoney, health care proxy, living wills, Wills and Trust options.  Speakers = Douglas Chu and Sherri Hughes. To be held at the MRHS Center at 100 LaSalle Street at 1 pm. 
  • August 3, 2022 - DC 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services.  Subject = Inservice Legal Training for Staff Attorneys on "Medicaid Eligibility Rules" . 2:00pm to 4:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.  This is a continuing legal education program for CLE credit.  This is a Zoom program
  • September 1, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City).  Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register. This program is free and open to the public via Zoom. 
  • September 21, 2022 - DC 37 Municipal Employees - Subject = "Introduction to Medicaid Planning Options" - program will cover income and assets rules and options for preserving assets and apply for Medicaid services for Long-Term Care.  This is a Zoom program from 5:30 to 7:00 pm- contact DC 37 to enroll for this free program for DC 37 members. Presented by Douglas Chu. 
  • September 29, 2022 - Morningside Retirement & Health Servcies. Subject = "Basic Introduction to Medicaid Eligibility" - this program will cover the basic rules on income and resources for establishing Medicaid eligibility; will include a review of the new Home Care Transfer penalty rules.  To be held at the MRHS Center located at 100 LaSalle Street at 1:00 pm. 
  • November 3, 2022 - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City). Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit www. caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • November 9, 2022  - DC 37 Municipal Employees Staff Training- Presented by Douglas Chu.   Subject: Issues in Nursing Home Admissions Process. This is an in-service program for attorneys and staff.  This is a CLE program for credit. 
  • February 2, 2023  - CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Assoc. of NY City). Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  • March 2, 2023  - CaringKind Education Series.  Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process".  5:30 to 7:00 pm - Speaker = Douglas Chu.   Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "education meetings" to register.  This program is free and open to the public via Zoom.
  •  April 3, 2023 - Caringkind Education Series. Subject = "Planning for Incapacity" - Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Planning for Long-Term Care. 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Speaker= Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This is a free program and open to the public via Zoom. 
  • May 4, 2023  - 35th Annual PLI Elder Law Institute, Sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute of New York.  This annual all day program covers elder law related subjects for attorneys.  Speaker and Program Chair = Douglas Chu. This is a Continuing Legal Education Program for Attorney CLE credit.  Visit www.pli.edu for more information.
  • June 6, 2023 - CaringKind Education Series.  Subject= "Planning for Incapacity" - Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Planning for Long-Term Care. 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Speaker=Douglas Chu. Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This is a free program and open to the public via Zoom.
  • July 6, 2023 - CaringKind Education Series.  Subject = "Medicaid Home Care Application Process". 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and to "educational meetings" to register.  This is a free program and open to the public via Zoom.
  • August 7, 2023 - CaringKind Education Series. Subject = "Planning for Incapacity" - Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Planning for Long-Term Care.  5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Speaker = Douglas Chu.  Please visit www.caringkind.org and go to "educational meetings" to register.  This is a free program and open to the public via Zoom. 
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