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Event & Seminars


St. Louis Paralegal Association presents:

Elder Law for the Paralegal: Long-Term Care Planning, Estate Planning, Medicare Secondary Payer Basics and Special Needs Trusts

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017 | 8:30-10:30am
St. Louis, MO

Most law firms would be lost without their valued paralegals. Christine will offering her specialized elder law knowledge to this group of exceptional paralegals. She review how to plan for people with disabilities, the basics of government benefits, the legal and financial implications of various activities when planning for long-term care and the law as it relates to Medicare Secondary Payer statutes.

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Fontbonne University presents:

A Guide to Being Subpoenaed: Whether to be a witness, to testify at trial or to disclose client records

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2017 | 3:30-5:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine works frequently with social workers on capacity and placement issues. She will presenting to this class the importance of ethical client management and record keeping, especially as they relate to being called to testify as a court or deposition witness. Christine will be presenting with Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Debbie Emmelkamp, and they will be reviewing best practices and tips, as well engaging in a mock cross examination.


St. Louis Community College presents:

Caregiving at Home Series – Basics of Elder Law

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Our associate attorney, Tom McCarthy will be instructing this continuing education course on the basics of elder law, including estate planning (powers of attorney, healthcare directives wills and trusts) and long-term care planning (Medicaid and VA).

Basics of Elder Law Presentation – Estate Planning and Long-Term Care Planning


The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, presents:

Lunch & Learn: Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion Presentation – A Comprehensive Review of MSAs, SSI, SSDI and Medicaid

TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017 | 11:00am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine will be hosting this Lunch & Learn at Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion. She will be discussing the importance of understanding MSAs and government benefits. You can also contact our office and schedule a private Lunch & Learn class for your firm.

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St. Louis Planning Giving Council presents:

Basic Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer and Long-Term Care Planning 101

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 | 10:00am-1:30pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine is speaking to this group of planned giving professionals, financial advisors and attorneys on basic estate planning tactics, long-term care planning strategies and benefit eligibility requirements. There are many different planning techniques that Christine employs in order to achieve her clients’ goals and uphold their wishes. Christine will provide attendees with an overview of these complex topics and her specialized insight.

Presentation Materials:

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Home Care Social Workers presents:

A Social Worker’s Guide to Being Subpoenaed: Whether to be a witness, to testify at trial or to disclose client records

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017 | 12:00pm-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine works frequently with social workers on capacity and placement issues. She will presenting to this group on the importance of ethical client management and record keeping, especially as they relate to being called to testify as a court or deposition witness. Christine will be presenting with Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Debbie Emmelkamp, and they will be reviewing best practices and tips, as well engaging in a mock cross examination.


The Missouri Bar presents:

Combating the Lien Machine

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 | 9:00am-4:30pm
St. Louis, MO

This seminar was geared towards attorneys who deal with the thorny maze of regulations, rules, procedures and potential pitfalls when settling cases that involve third-party payers. Presenters, including Christine, reviewed the latest court rulings, regulations, procedure changes and strategies for handling challenging negotiations and subrogation issues. In this advanced lien resolution seminar, seasoned faculty navigated participants through the frustrations that ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid and hospital and ambulance liens can bring and provided practical tips and strategies designed to resolve liens more effectively.

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Cardinal Ritter Senior Services presents:

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 | 1:30pm-3:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine spoke to the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group about the different planning techniques that can be put into place for both caregivers and those who have received a dementia diagnosis. She reviewed the importance of durable powers of attorney and the relevant terminology, Medicaid planning, VA planning, probate avoidance and estate planning.


The Missouri Bar presents:

Combating the Lien Machine

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 | 9:00am-4:30pm
Kansas City, MO

This seminar was geared towards attorneys who deal with the thorny maze of regulations, rules, procedures and potential pitfalls when settling cases that involve third-party payers. Presenters, including Christine, reviewed the latest court rulings, regulations, procedure changes and strategies for handling challenging negotiations and subrogation issues. In this advanced lien resolution seminar, seasoned faculty navigated participants through the frustrations that ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid and hospital and ambulance liens can bring and provided practical tips and strategies designed to resolve liens more effectively.


Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) presents:

Show Me Summit on Aging and Health: Incapacity and Its Impact on Elder Abuse

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 | 1:45pm-2:45pm
Branson, MO

Christine and Debbie Emmelkamp, LCSW, spoke at this year’s Show Me Summit. They discussed with audience members the different types of elder abuse, resources, prevention techniques and the important roles of an elder law attorney and social worker at incapacity.

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Lindenwood Park Neighborhood Association presents:

Lindenwood Park Neighborhood Association Meeting

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 | 8:00pm-9:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine presented to her fellow, local community members on issues that affect all of us, including estate planning, probate avoidance and planning for disability and long-term care. It was reassuring for the association members to know that they have an experienced elder law attorney in their backyards.


The Missouri Bar presents:

Solo & Small Firm Conference – Lions, Tigers & Bears, Oh My! (a.k.a. Liens, Reimbursements and Subrogation, Oh Damn!)

JUNE 9, 2016 | 2:10pm-3:00pm
Osage Beach, MO

Christine will be co-presenting, alongside David Ransin, of Ransin Injury Law, for this breakout session at the annual Solo & Small Firm Conference. During their class, they will provide an in-depth view of the history, purposes, requirements and functionality of liens and set-asides. Practice tips and case law examples will provide practical application in understanding the complexities of Medicare regulations and how to best protect clients and protect from attorney liability.

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The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, presents:

Lunch & Learn: A Guide for Personal Injury Attorneys (A Comprehensive Review of MSAs, SSI, SSDI and Medicaid)

MAY 4, 2016 | 11:00am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine will be hosting this Lunch & Learn at Klar, Izsak & Stenger, LLC, just in time for the CLE credit reporting due date. She will be discussing the importance of understanding MSAs and government benefits when settling clients’ personal injury matters. This presentation has been approved by The Missouri Bar for 3.3 CLE credit hours. You can also contact our office and schedule a private Lunch & Learn class for your firm.

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The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, presents:

Lunch & Learn: A Guide for Personal Injury Attorneys (A Comprehensive Review of MSAs, SSI, SSDI and Medicaid)

APRIL 27, 2016 | 11:00am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine will be hosting this Lunch & Learn at Simon Law Firm, just in time for the CLE credit reporting due date. She will be discussing the importance of understanding MSAs and government benefits when settling clients’ personal injury matters. This presentation has been approved by The Missouri Bar for 3.3 CLE credit hours. You can also contact our office and schedule a private Lunch & Learn class for your firm.

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The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, presents:

Lunch & Learn: A Guide for Personal Injury Attorneys (A Comprehensive Review of MSAs, SSI, SSDI and Medicaid)

APRIL 21, 2016 | 11:00am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine will be hosting two in-house Lunch & Learn classes in the month of April, just in time for the CLE credit reporting due date. She will be discussing the importance of understanding MSAs and government benefits when settling clients’ personal injury matters. This presentation has been approved by The Missouri Bar for 3.3 CLE credit hours. We have 2 available spaces for this April 21st class. Christine will be holding similar classes throughout the year. You can also contact our office and schedule a private Lunch & Learn class for your firm.

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Presented by American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) presents:

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Presentation

APRIL 13, 2016 | 10:00am-12:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine will be discussing how to navigate through the transitions of care in this presentation geared towards support group members. She will cover everything from estate planning to long-term care planning and everything in between.

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Lindenwood Area Senior Ministry (LASM) presents:

Caring for the Caregiver Workshop Series – Being Legally Prepared for Caregiving

APRIL 10, 2016 | 1:00pm-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine is proud to be presenting to members of our local community on the importance of understanding powers of attorney (financial and health), elder abuse and government benefits, including Medicaid and VA, when serving as caregivers. Christine understands that caregivers have a lot on their plates and is excited to share her knowledge of these complex topics.

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The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, presents:

Lunch & Learn: A Guide for Personal Injury Attorneys (A Comprehensive Review of MSAs, SSI, SSDI and Medicaid)

APRIL 7, 2016 | 11:00am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine will be hosting two in-house Lunch & Learn classes in the month of April, just in time for the CLE credit reporting due date. She will be discussing the importance of understanding MSAs and government benefits when settling clients’ personal injury matters. This presentation has been approved by The Missouri Bar for 3.3 CLE credit hours. All spaces for this April 7th class have been reserved. Christine will be holding similar classes throughout the year. You can also contact our office and schedule a private Lunch & Learn class for your firm.

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Please click the link below for Christine’s presentation materials:


St. Louis Community College presents:

Caregiving at Home Series – Elder Care Law & Order

APRIL 4, 2016 | 6:30pm-9:00pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine will be teaching an interactive course on elder care law for caregivers. She will explain in detail and answer questions regarding advanced directives, living wills, powers of attorney and trust funds. She will also review the various issues that caregivers face. The content of this presention can apply to both non-professional and professional caregivers who provide care for family members, friends or clients.

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St. Louis Paralegal Association presents:

Elder Law for the Paralegal

MARCH 23, 2016 | 12:00pm-12:50pm
St. Louis

Christine was honored to present for members of the St. Louis Paralegal Association again this year. Her class covered the complex topics of government benefits, Medicaid set-aside arrangements and special needs trusts. Many law firms rely heavily on the knowledge and skills of their valued paralegals, so Christine was very excited to share her expertise with them.

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Nestle Purina presents:

The Importance of Estate Planning

MARCH 17, 2016 | 11:00am-1:30pm
St. Louis, MO

Nestle Purina requested that Christine speak to its staff members about the importance of estate planning. Christine enjoys sharing her specialized knowledge with others so that they may be educated on the tactics that they can implement in order to secure their financial futures and ensure that their intentions are honored.


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) presents:

The St. Louis Speaker Series

MARCH 15, 2016 | 7:00am-9:30am
St. Louis, MO 

Many financial advisors have questions about what to do if their clients are suffering from diseases that can affect their capacity. There are many important factors for financial advisors to take into consideration when handling such cases. In this seminar, Christine will discuss the ethical issues that can arise, as well as how to protect against litigation and what a financial advisor should do in order to prepare in the event that he or she is called as a witness.
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Horseman Group presents:

Benefits of Aging

FEBRUARY 18, 2016 | 1:30pm-3:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine will be presenting with social worker, Debbie Emmelkamp, at this local seminar that will be featuring elder law-related topics, including estate planning, long-term care, Medicaid, Veterans benefits and special needs trusts. For more information, please contact Whitney Priebe at (314) 644-3200 or send us an email.

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The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC presents:

Ask the Financial Planner

NOVEMBER 13, 2015 | 9:00am-5:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

The financial planners at Millenia Investments, LLC, will be in our office answering questions regarding investments, IRAs, mutual funds and retirement planning in one-on-one meetings scheduled throughout the day. If you are interested in meeting with a financial planner, please contact Whitney Priebe at (314) 644-3200 or send us an email. Availability is limited so reserve your space today!


Signature Medical Group presents:

2015 BPCI Conference

OCTOBER 31, 2015 | 11:15am-12:15pm
Dallas, TX

Christine will be travelling southwest for this conference. This event will focus on informing and educating healthcare providers on topical issues of the day so that they can offer their patients with the best possible standard of care. Christine will be speaking on the various issues that arise when navigating through the transitions of care with patients and their families.

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Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA) presents:

Big Wheels for Meals

OCTOBER 24, 2015 | 10:00am-2:00pm
Maryland Heights, MO

Come out and enjoy the weather at this family fun day at Creve Coeur Park! This event is being held in appreciation of the donors who have given over the years to MEAAA’s Meals on Wheels program. There will be games, prizes, information booths and food trucks!

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Society of Financial Service Professionals presents:

Alternative Methods to Enable and Empower Individuals with Disabilities

OCTOBER 15, 2015 | 7:30am-9:00am
St. Louis, MO 

Christine spoke to this group of financial advisors about special needs trusts, the ABLE Act and the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act. There are several pieces of legislation that will affect people who have special needs and it is important that all service professionals understand the proposed regulations, eligibility requirements and current statuses of these new laws.

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American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) – St. Louis Chapter presents:

Sewing the Seeds of Optimism – 20th Annual Auction, Luncheon and Fashion Show

OCTOBER 12, 2015 | 11:30am-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine attended this annual fundraiser which raises awareness of Parkinson’s. The APDA strives to find the causes of and a cure to this awful disease.

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The Missouri Bar presents:

Combating the Lien Machine

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 | 9:00am-4:30pm
Independence, MO 

Liens can be some of the most confusing and frustrating aspects of settling a personal injury case. Christine spoke to this group of attorneys about client benefits, the SMART Act, an MSA update and ethical issues. She also participated in a panel discussion that reviewed practical approaches and tactics that can be applied when resolving Medicaid, ERISA and hospital liens.


The Missouri Bar presents:

Combating the Lien Machine

AUGUST 28, 2015 | 9:00am-4:30pm
St. Louis, MO 

Liens can be some of the most confusing and frustrating aspects of settling a personal injury case. Christine spoke to this group of attorneys about client benefits, the SMART Act, an MSA update and ethical issues. She also participated in a panel discussion that reviewed practical approaches and tactics that can be applied when resolving Medicaid, ERISA and hospital liens.


The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) presents:

15-Hour Annual MCLE Update

JUNE 26, 2015 | 1:10pm-2:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

This inclusive seminar covered several current topics, such as ethics, family law, intellectual property, workers’ comp and mass torts. Christine was honored to cover the Elder Law Update section of this meeting. She spoke on recent changes to Medicaid, appeals and much more. We are proud that she is able to serve as an authority in this niche field. She is truly humbled to have the opportunity to share her wealth of knowledge with other attorneys.

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National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) presents:

Continuing Education Day

MAY 21, 2015 | 9:00am-9:50am
St. Louis, MO 

In this presentation, Christine spoke about capacity issues, protecting against potential litigation and how to prepare should a financial advisor be called as a witness. She also discussed how to look for red flags in regards to client capacity and how best to arm yourself for questions that directly challenge the handling of your client’s financial concerns.

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St. Louis Paralegal Association presents:

Elder Law for the Paralegal

APRIL 23, 2015 | 11:30am-1:00pm
St. Louis, MO 

Christine spoke to members of the St. Louis Paralegal Association on the various topics, practical applications, administrative processes and general information regarding elder law. Elder law is an intricate practice and so many aspects of it intertwine with other areas of the law. It is crucial for paralegals, who play significant roles in cases and problem solving, to understand the basics of this field.

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Lindenwood Area Senior Ministry (LASM) presents:

Debunking the Myths about Staying Healthy, Wealthy and Wise in Retirement

APRIL 21, 2015 | 11:30am-1:30pm
St. Louis, MO

Christine was excited to be a part of the second installment of the Spring Into Action Workshop Series. During her presentation, Christine helped audience members understand the important differences between fact and fiction when it comes to elder law, estate planning, powers of attorney, life insurance, Medicaid and more. This luncheon was very helpful to those who attended and Christine felt lucky to have the opportunity to share her knowledge and expertise with those in our community.

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For information and materials regarding other past events or seminars, please contact us at wpriebe@alsopelderlaw.com