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Sharon L. Pope
Attorney Pope has long been regarded by clients and colleagues alike as one of the finest Elder and Disability Law practitioners in Connecticut. She currently serves on the Executive Committees of the Elder Law Section and the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, and is a member of the CBA Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. She is also the Past-Chair of the Elder Law Section. In 2006, she was awarded the Pro Bono Award by the CBA. Attorney Pope is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys including the Connecticut chapter, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, serving on their CLE Committee, and the Academy of Special Needs Planners, where she is currently a member of the Steering Committee for the ASNP Conference. She has earned her accreditation as a Veteran Affairs Claims Attorney and certification as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant.
Attorney Pope was appointed Professor Emeritus status at the University of Hartford when she took an early retirement in order to practice law full time. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Michigan's Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Attorney Pope is frequently invited to speak on topics of interest.
Attorney Pope is active in the community and serves as a Director on several non-profit Boards, including the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and she is a Commissioner on Hartford’s Grandparents raising Grandkids Commission. She also serves on the Ethics Committee for New England Home Care, and on the Public Policy Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter.
Brendan F. Daly is a Principal of CzepigaDalyPope, where he practices in the areas of elder law, estate and disability planning and estate administration. Brendan has received the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), a certification awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation, the only organization approved by the American Bar Association to offer certification in Elder Lawas a result of his experience, education, and testing by the Foundation. This certification in Elder Law provides a measure of assurance to the public that the attorney has an in-depth working knowledge of the legal issues that impact the elderly. Brendan is also an Accredited Veteran Affairs Claims Attorney and has been selected as a top attorney by SuperLawyers, a designation awarded to the top 5% of attorneys, for three consecutive years.
Brendan is a frequent speaker on the topics of elder law and estate planning for professional organizations including National Business Institute; Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants; Connecticut Bar Association; Connecticut and Massachusetts Chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Financial Planners Association of Connecticut; Association of Long Term Care Financial Managers; and American College of Health Care Administrators. He is also an adult education instructor, teaching courses on estate and Medicaid planning in many towns throughout Hartford County. He also conducts seminars at area senior centers, nursing homes, civic groups and charitable groups regarding long-term care issues and estate planning.
Brendan is a member of the following organizations: Executive and Steering Committee member of the Elder Law section of the Connecticut Bar Association; Estates and Probate section member of the Connecticut Bar Association; member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Immediate Past President and Board member of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Corporator of Hartford Hospital.
Brendan has written numerous articles regarding estate planning, Medicaid and long term care, which have appeared in professional journals and newspapers, including Connecticut Lawyer and CT-NAELA Practice Update. He lives in Simsbury, Connecticut, with his wife Kristen and their two children.
15 Massirio Drive
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237 Hopmeadow Street
237 Hopmeadow Street