REGISTER: Assessing Capacity and Accommodating Diminished Capacity Clients: Part 2

February 16, 2021 | 2:00PM CST


KrauseCAST is bringing you a special, two-part series on diminished capacity that any lawyer who works with older clients and individuals with disabilities won’t want to miss.

Krause Legal Affairs Advisor Andrea Gage-Michaels will be joined by Charles P. Sabatino, the director of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. Sabatino, a past NAELA president and part-time adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, will delve into the intricacies of diminished capacity.

Part 2 of this crucial webinar will dig deeper into the ethical implications for attorneys assessing capacity. You’ll learn more about:

  • Making this critical assessment
  • Employing tools to assist your client when their capacity appears to be “on the fence”
  • Accommodations to consider making in your practice for diminished capacity clients
  • Guidance for when protective actions are appropriate

This webinar will conclude with a live Q&A session. Reserve your spot for Part 2 now!

View Part 1 of this Webinar Series

If you didn’t catch part 1 of this webinar series, you can catch up by viewing the Assessing Capacity and Accommodating Diminished Capacity Clients: Part 1 recording.

In this webinar, you’ll learn more about:

  • Determining when or if diminished capacity is present
  • Steps to take to carefully document interactions with such clients
  • Why this extra work essential for protecting you and your client
  • How lawyers and their clients can continue with advance care planning in diminished capacity situations, and when can they not




Andrea Gage-Michaels, J.D., M.D.R.

Andrea Gage-Michaels, J.D., M.D.R.

Legal Affairs Advisor

Andrea has more than 20 years of experience in representing others and helping them make well-informed decisions. In addition to being named one of the 2019 Wisconsin Women in the Law for her work as an elder law attorney, Andrea was also named a Brown County United Way Shining Star in 2019 for her work in the community. Her representation of elder abuse victims was also recognized by All Rise for Civil Justice.

Andrea has a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University in Journalism with a minor in History. She earned a law degree from Marquette Law School and a Masters in Dispute Resolution from the Marquette University Graduate School.


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