In the trusts and estates and elder law practice, the implementation of advance directives for a patient
This program explores some of these complex issues with suggested solutions on how to address them when ethical and legal dilemmas arise. The segment will involve an overview of related federal and state legislation such as the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) of 1990, the “death panel” myth that arose in the 2009 debate over the Affordable Care Act, and New York’s Family Health Care Decisions Act. The program will also discuss specific case studies to demonstrate some of these issues and offer practice tips. This program is directed to both new and experienced practitioners. Alison Arden Besunder, Esq. provides practical tools to identify these issues and address them even before they arise.
Alison Arden Besunder has spent over a decade practicing law in the New York City. She focuses her practice in the areas of Trusts and Estate Planning, Elder Law, Estate Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property.
Ms. Besunder has extensive experience counseling clients on estate planning, elder
Ms. Besunder is a member of the Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Sections of the New York State Bar Association and the NYSBA Animals and the Law Committee. Alison remains co-chair of the Privacy Task Force of the New York State Bar Association, which produced a 250-page report on the existing privacy laws affecting labor and employment, criminal law, litigation, intellectual property, and business law. Ms. Besunder is also a member of the Suffolk County and Brooklyn Bar Associations. Ms. Besunder is certified to act as a court-appointed evaluator, court examiner, and guardian in the New York State Courts. Ms. Besunder is a frequent contributor to the New York Law Journal, the Suffolk Lawyer, and a lecturer at Practicing Law Institute. Ms. Besunder is also an active volunteer with the Jewish Association
Prior to founding ARDEN BESUNDER P.C., Ms. Besunder was a commercial litigation partner at Arent Fox, where she was an instrumental member of the team representing Louis Vuitton and other fashion retailers in combating counterfeit sales on Canal Street. The landmark cases were the first of their kind to reach consent injunctions with the landlord-owners of the property to take affirmative steps to curtail counterfeit sales, such as posting signs and evicting offending tenants.
Ms. Besunder is an accomplished writer on a variety of legal topics.
Helpful and informative
Excellent well presented
Good case studies.
Excellent summary of an area of the law that will eventually affect all of us. Thank you very much.
I appreciated that the speaker presented ethical scenarios; most appropriate for an ethics CLE.
Very clear, articulate presentation.
Great presentation/speaking skills.
Speaker was excellent.
Excellent speaker, very knowledgeable
Excellent -- well organized
Alison was knowledgable and easy to understand. I hope she does more LawLine courses on ethics and estate planning.
Very well done.
excellent topic and program!!
Very thorough and recommended things from various angles, which was interesting.
Excellent presentation. Most relaxed presenter that I have seen on Lawline.
Informative and interesting material. Good presentation!
she was very knowledgeable and made it easy to understand the concepts and the details. great !
Great presentation on an important topic. -
Thank you very much. This was well presented and easy to follow. Randal Mathis Dallas
This speaker was very engaging. I especially like how she included scenarios in her presentation.
Very good presentation. Presenter articulate and easy to follow.
Really good written materials.
Very well presented.
She is clear and concise.
Thanks! It was very informative.
Very interesting course!
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