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Elder & Special Needs Law Leadership

Officers

Chair
Kara O'Conner Gansmann | Cranfill Sumner LLP
Immediate Past Chair
Nicki Applefield Engel | Johnston Allison & Hord PA
Secretary
Brian Thomas Lawler | The Forest Law Group
Treasurer
Shirley Meiler Diefenbach | Walker Lambe PLLC
Vice-Chair
Jennifer Marshall Roden | Craige & Fox PLLC

Ex-Officio

Communities Manager
Kyle Ballantine | North Carolina Bar Association
NCBA Executive Director
Jason M. Hensley | North Carolina Bar Association
NCBA President
Patti West Ramseur | Ramseur Maultsby LLP
NCBA President-Elect
Kimberly H. Stogner | Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Council Members

Steven Wayne Arrington
Marjorie J. Brown | Elder Law & Estate Planning Solutions of the Piedmont
Kellie Marie Corbett | Carolina Family Estate Planning
Doris Jordan Dixon | Southpoint Estate Planning
Brian Thomas Lawler | The Forest Law Group
Benjamin Bailey Liipfert | Allman Spry Leggett Davis & Crumpler PA
Robert A. Mason
Abigail Elizabeth Peoples
Matthew S. Schrum | Schrum Law PLLC
Hannah B. Vaughan
Kimberly Huffman Whitley | Patrick Harper & Dixon LLP
Jonathan Derrick Williams | Clarity Legal Group

Committee Leadership

AG Senior Fraud Task Force Liaison
Nicki Applefield Engel | Johnston Allison & Hord PA
CLE Committee Co-Chair
Marjorie J. Brown | Elder Law & Estate Planning Solutions of the Piedmont
CLE Committee Co-Chair
Brian Thomas Lawler | The Forest Law Group
Coalition on Aging Liaison
Marjorie J. Brown | Elder Law & Estate Planning Solutions of the Piedmont
Communications Chair
John R. Potter | Potter Law Firm
Estate Planning Legislation Committee
Aimee Smith | Craige Jenkins Liipfert & Walker LLP
Estate Planning Liaison
Rush Alexander Simmons | Heritage Law
Ethics Committee Chair
Rush Alexander Simmons | Heritage Law
Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Andrew D. Atherton | McGuire Wood & Bissette PA
Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Jonathan Derrick Williams | Clarity Legal Group
Membership Committee Chair
Jennifer Marshall Roden | Craige & Fox PLLC
Paralegal Division Liaison
Kimberly M Johnson
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
Nicki Applefield Engel | Johnston Allison & Hord PA
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
Kathleen Rose Rodberg | McGuire Wood & Bissette PA
Scholarship Committee Chair
Shirley Meiler Diefenbach | Walker Lambe PLLC
YLD Liaison
Arista Jamil Barbriel Sibrey | The Clauson Law Firm