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July 14, 2010
ATTORNEY JARRETT PRESENTS at a NBI Seminar, “Resolving Legal and Financial issues in elder care”
So Burlington, VT – Jarrett Law Office, PLC is pleased to announce that Glenn A. Jarrett, Esq., the principal of the firm, presented at a National Business Institute seminar, “Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder Care” on May 18, 2010 in South Burlington. This seminar was attended by professionals who are involved with or would like to learn about elder care issues. The presentation to legal and business professionals explored Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Medicaid Long-Term Care Programs, Preserving Assets, and Medicaid Planning.
Glenn A. Jarrett is the principal of Jarrett Law Office, PLC. He has practiced law in Vermont for over thirty years. Attorney Jarrett has been concentrating his practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law and special needs planning for over eight years. He has prepared thousands of wills, trusts, medical directives and powers of attorney for his clients. He is one of a handful of attorneys in Vermont who also hold the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation. He is a CFP® practitioner, but limits his financial planning practice to estate planning. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Society of Financial Service Professionals, where he serves as immediate past-President of the Vermont Chapter. Jarrett has presented continuing legal education seminars on a variety of estate and elder law subjects. He is a member of the Chittenden County, Vermont and New York bar associations. He was the past vice chair and past chairman of the Burlington (Vermont) Development Review Board and past chairman of the Burlington Zoning Board of Adjustment. He is a member of VERG, the Vermont Elder Resource Group. Jarrett earned his A.B. degree from Middlebury College with honors and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a senior editor of Georgetown's international law review. He has been a board member of several area non-profit organizations, and is currently on the board at Champlain Valley Agency on Aging (CVAA).
Attorney Jarrett also is one of a small number of elder law attorneys in Vermont. For example, of over two thousand licensed attorneys in Vermont, only 28 are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“NAELA”), the leading membership organization for elder law attorneys in the United States. Attorney Jarrett not only is a member of NAELA, but is a founding member and current Secretary/Treasurer of the Vermont chapter of NAELA. He has regularly presented well-attended seminars on Elder Law to attorneys and financial professionals and has been interviewed numerous times on radio and television programs, including several “Across the Fence” programs produced by the Vermont Extension Service and broadcast on WCAX-TV.
Attorney Jarrett is an honors graduate of Middlebury College and the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as a Senior Editor on the board of the Law Center’s international law journal, Law and Policy in International Business. He began his legal career as law clerk to the Honorable Albert W. Coffrin of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. He spent nine years as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont and 11 years as General Counsel of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.