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Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law is staffed with a team of skilled and compassionate professionals who are ready to meet your needs.

  • Two attorneys, including two Certified Elder Law Attorneys 
  • Eight non-legal employees, including a Medicare and health insurance specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the field
  • Two Elder Care Coordinators (including one Licensed Master Social Worker)
  • Two public benefits specialist who assists clients in the Medicaid application process
  • Tim Takacs, Certified Elder Law Attorney

    Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney and by the State of Tennessee as an Elder Law Specialist, Tim Takacs was one of the...

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  • Barbara Boone McGinnis, Certified Elder Law Attorney

    Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney and by the State of Tennessee as an Elder Law...

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  • Lisa Proctor, Office Administrator & Legal Assistant

    Lisa J. Proctor is the firm’s office administrator and legal assistant. As office administrator, Lisa performs client intake interviews, manages special projects...

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  • Debra King, LMSW, Elder Care Coordinator

    Debra joined Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law as an Elder Care Coordinator in 2006, bringing ten years of experience as a discharge planner with a major Nashville hospital...

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  • Pati Bedwell, Elder Care Coordinator

    Pati Bedwell brings more than 20 years of experience working with the elderly and their families to the Takacs McGinnis team.  As Elder Care Coordinator, Pati helps...

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  • Bonnie Woodard, Medicare Specialist

    Bonnie Woodard has been on staff with Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law since 1999. As Medicare Specialist, Bonnie assists clients and their families with health insurance...

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  • Joshua Bey, Public Benefits Specialist

    As Public Benefits Specialist, Joshua guides clients through every step of the Medicaid application and appeal process. Much of his work is on the financial portion of...

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  • Berkley Crain, Public Benefits Specialist

    As Public Benefits Specialist, Berkley Crain covers a lot of ground. She is trained in TennCare policy and procedures that govern eligibility for Long-Term Services &...

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  • Chelle Guidry, Legal Assistant

    Chelle Guidry is often the first person clients interact with when they call or visit Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law. As Legal Assistant, she answers the phones...

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  • Bo Siler, Part-Time Office Assistant

    Bo came to Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law after serving as an assistant to a local physician. She has experience on both sides of a Life Care Plan, both as an employee...

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