In this issue, we celebrate an accomplishment--and a new addition to our staff.
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Named to 2024 Best Law Firms List
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law has been named to the 2024 Best Law Firms list created annually by Best Lawyers®. The firm received a ranking in Nashville in the field of Elder Law. This is the ninth year that Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law has received this prestigious distinction.
Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers list for their location and specialty. All the attorneys at Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law have been recognized this year by Best Lawyers. Only the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States are recognized on this list.
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law pioneered the Life Care Planning approach to elder law, which features a team of attorneys, nurses, social workers, insurance experts, public benefits specialists, and others who work together to help families deal with the personal, financial, and legal challenges created by long life, long-term illness, and disability. The firm’s innovations have transformed the way elder law is practiced in the United States.
Katlyn Green Joins Takacs McGinnis as Elder Care Coordinator
Katlyn Green has joined Takacs McGinnis as the firm's third Elder Care Coordinator. In her new role, Katlyn guides clients and their families through the implementation of their Life Care Plan. Her experience spans the developmental stages of aging, education for Medicare and Medicaid, wellness, transition care, progressing to and through end of life, bereavement, and grief. Katlyn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (BS) from Freed-Hardeman University, a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA) from Western Kentucky University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Trevecca Nazarene University. Her specialties include work as a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) ®, a Certified Senior Occupancy Specialist (COS), a Certified End-of-Life Doula (EOLD) as well as field work (practicum, internships, student teaching, and clinical training) in senior housing, chaplaincy, grief counseling, end-of-life care, hospice service, funeral implementation, family mediation, aging development, and social work.
In her work as an Elder Care Coordinator, Katlyn enjoys meeting so many great families and helping them navigate the elder care continuum.
When she is not serving Takacs McGinnis clients, Katlyn enjoys reading, history, and genealogy. Her family has lived in Sumner County for nine generations. She is part of the revolutionary Douglass line, and many of her ancestors are buried at the Gallatin City Cemetery.