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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.

  • Three attorneys, including two Certified Elder Law Attorneys 
  • Eight non-legal employees, including two Elder Care Coordinators (including one Licensed Master Social Worker) and two public benefits specialists who assist 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...

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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...

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  • Chris Johnson, Associate Attorney

    Associate Attorney Chris Johnson provides legal expertise on a wide range of client issues with a focus on estate planning, VA benefits, and probate....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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  • Dana Hentschel, Outreach Coordinator

    As Outreach Coordinator, Dana Hentschel is the face of Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law in the community. In addition to coordinating and participating...

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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...

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