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Aspirational Standard: Pro Bono Legal Representation and Public Service


Elder law and special needs law attorneys should recognize the needs and support those who cannot afford essential legal representation

Aspirational Standard: Confidentiality


Confidentiality of client information is a core, fundamental principle of the client-attorney relationship

Aspirational Standard: Client Identification


It is to the client that attorneys owe the professional duties of competence, communication, diligence, loyalty, and confidentiality.

Aspirational Standard: The Holistic Approach


The elder law and special needs planning attorney works to consider the larger context, in both legal consequences, and the extra-legal context

Aspirational Standard: Non-Legal Services


The elder law and special needs law attorney often is confronted with a client experiencing non-legal issues

Aspirational Standard: Competent and Diligent Representation


The attorney must be educated in the practice areas of elder and special needs law

Aspirational Standard: Marketing and Advertising


It is more important to educate the public about substantive areas of law without using fear or high pressure communications

Aspirational Standard: Communication and Advocacy


Elder law and special needs law attorneys must facilitate effective communication with their clients.

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