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Virtual Senior Law Series: What You Need to Know When Someone Dies

May 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Friday May & June from 10-11am there will be a Virtual Senior Law Series.
Honoring Senior Law Day’s motto of “Living Informed and Putting the Pieces Together: Life, Wealth, Wellness and Success”, this series will bring together accomplished and respected professionals to present informative virtual seminars for seniors, adult children, friends and caregivers of seniors on legal and related topics.
Topics will include:
What You Need to Know When Someone Dies (This week’s Topic)
POA’s & Advance Directives
Wills & Trusts
Long Term Medicaid
Medicare 201
Titling Assets & Beneficiary
Long-Term Care Medicaid: Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Home
End of Life Planning
What You Need to Know When Someone Dies is presented by Clara Brown-Shaffer of the Law Office of Brown & Brown, P.C.

Clara Brown Shaffer is a Shareholder at the Law Office of Brown and Brown, P.C.  Her practice focuses primarily on wills and trusts, estate administration, special needs planning, elder law, and long-term care planning.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of Puget Sound
  • Juris Doctor, University of San Francisco School of Law

Clara’s involvement in the legal and local community includes:

  • Fellow, The American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Member of the Elder Law and Trust & Estate Sections of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA)
  • Past Chair of the Statutory Revisions Committee for the Trust and Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Past Board Member of the NextGen Board at HopeWest
  • President of the Colorado Mesa University Foundation Board
  • Co-Chair of the Estate Planning Council at St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation

Clara is the author of the Estate Planning chapter in the Senior Law Handbook published by CLE/Colorado Bar Association. She frequently gives presentations and seminars throughout the State and her community on topics involving trust and estate planning, estate administration, and elder law.

Registration for each of the topics is required.