Mission Management & Trust Company
Bridget O'Brien Swartz

4645 N 32nd St STE A-100
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Special Needs Counseling AELR 2022This session is designed to help you learn more about the planning, drafting, and administration of special/supplemental needs trusts, the ABLE Act, housing, employment, education, and related issues.
The COVID-19 Public Health EmergencyDue to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE), Congress enacted Maintenance of Eligibility (MOE) provisions to keep individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program until the pandemic ends. Some states also waived certain aspects of eligibility to reduce the administrative burden during the PHE. When the PHE ends, states will need to conduct redeterminations and renewals that could lead to a potential loss of benefits.
2017 Summit: Engage, Learn and AdvanceThe 2017 NAELA Summit offered advanced-learning seminars, peer-to-peer collaboration, and networking opportunities.
2017 NAELA SummitMark your calendar now for the 2017 Summit in beautiful Newport Beach, California, November 16–18, 2017.
Introduction: The Growing Problem of Elder AbuseIn this edition of NAELA Journal, there are two unique articles on elder abuse.

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About the Practice
Bridget O'Brien Swartz, Vice President & Fiduciary Counsel, came to Mission Management & Trust Co after practicing law for over 25 years with a primary focus on special needs law. At Mission Trust, Bridget is spearheading the expansion and development of trust services beyond the traditional offerings to also include settlement planning, qualified settlement funds, special needs trusts, settlement preservation trusts, and conservatorships throughout Arizona.

Bridget has been actively involved with NAELA, currently as an Officer, and the Special Needs Alliance. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Bridget obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame before matriculating to Arizona State University (ASU), where she earned both her law degree at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Master's in Public Administration. She currently is Adjunct Faculty at the law programs at both ASU and Stetson University.
Professional Biography
Bridget O'Brien Swartz, is Vice President & Fiduciary Counsel at Mission Management & Trust Co. Previously, she practiced law, most recently serving as Senior Counsel at the firm of Dyer, Bregman & Ferris, in Phoenix. Mission provides trust & estate services, asset management, and securities custody. Bridget is facilitating the expansion of its footprint in Arizona and developing trust services beyond the traditional to include settlement planning and related trusts such as qualified settlement funds, special needs, and settlement preservation trusts. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. In addition to her leadership roles at NAELA, she is involved with the Special Needs Alliance (former President), and Catholic Community Foundation’s Professional Advisory Board. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame, law degree and master’s in public administration from Arizona State University.

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This virtual program, spread over three half-days, will be a very fast-paced review of the key components of the Social Security program, including the eligibility requirements for all benefits. 

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