Section Meeting - Elder Law - "The Ethics of Serving Elder Clients"

  • 18 May 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting - Zoom call-in number will be provided prior to event
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"The Ethics of Serving Elder Clients"  

Understanding capacity, warning signs, legal standards and assessment, as well as how to effectively communicate with persons with dementia.

Presented by: Christina McGonigle 

Speaker Bio:  Christina McGonigle is a Managing Partner at Hunsaker & McGonigle, LLP. She graduated magna cum laude from Western State University College of Law in 2005. Prior to attending law school, she received her Bachelors degree in Political Science (cum laude) from California State University, Long Beach. Ms. McGonigle is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, certified by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and is on the board of the Orange County Bar Association Section on Elder Law and Special Needs, as well as the Probate Section of the Legislative Resolutions Committee. Ms. McGonigle serves on the Advocacy Committee of the Alzheimer’s Association, and meets with legislators to advocate for issues affecting seniors. Ms. McGonigle is a frequent presenter and community volunteer for organizations that serve seniors. Ms. McGonigle practices in the areas of Trust and Estate Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Trust Administration, Conservatorships, Litigation, and Medi-Cal Applications and Appeals.

OCPA is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE provider and certifies that this seminar qualifies foMCLE CREDIT 1.0.

Please note that OCPA does not accept checks or cash as a form of payment. Please log in to your OCPA account to submit electronic payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal. 


Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members 

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting - Call in number will be provided to registrants via email one day prior to the event.

Time:  Presentation begins at 12:00 p.m. (Please log onto Zoom about 5-10 minutes early)

Note: Deadline to register for this presentation is May 16, 2021.


*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail Section Chair, Teri Sarmiento at or Milady Cambare at No refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event.

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