Attorney Joan Reed Wilson, the managing partner of RWC, LLC Attorneys and Counselors at Law, has been appointed to the Task Force To Study Ways To Protect Senior Citizens From Fraud, by Speaker of The House, Matthew Ritter.
Attorney Wilson was recommended by representative Quentin Phipps, who currently serves as the co-chair of the aging committee, because of her years of experience in Medicaid Planning for senior citizens.
The establishment of the task force is part of Public Act 21-84, signed into law on June 28th, 2021 to study ways to protect senior citizens from fraud.
Other members of the task force will include the Commissioner of Aging and Disability Services, the Commissioner of Social Services, as well as someone with expertise in fraud perpetrated against senior citizens.
The task force will submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly relating to aging and human services, by January 1st, 2022.
About Attorney Wilson:
Joan Reed Wilson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Lehigh University in 1992 and her law degree from Boston University School of Law, cum laude, in 1997, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Law & Medicine.
Attorney Wilson practices in the areas of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, conservatorships, probate and trust administration, and real estate. Admitted to practice in the States of Connecticut and California, she is the President-Elect of the CT Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), an active member of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, accredited with the PLAN of CT for Pooled Trusts, with the Veteran’s Administration to assist clients with obtaining Aid & Attendance benefits for long-term care needs and with the Agency on Aging’s CareLink Network.
Attorney Wilson was one of 15 attorneys chosen by the Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company (CATIC) to serve on its advisory committee. She is trained in elder law mediation and serves on the Board of the Shoreline Eldercare Alliance
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