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    • Special Needs Trusts: Benefits of a Settlement Planner

      Special Needs Trusts: Benefits of a Settlement Planner

      A special needs trust is established to benefit an individual under the age of 65 who is considered disabled by governmental standards. A special needs trust allows those individuals to have income held in trust for their benefit without their assets being disqualified […]

    • What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act

      What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act

      The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act is legislation that was passed to help provide better financial footing for certain disabled clients and their families. Below are a few important points for families and their lawyers to know about the […]

    • What Is Person-Centered Planning?

      What Is Person-Centered Planning?

      People with disabilities often require support from other people and institutions. Along with numerous non-profits, the government has multiple agencies that offer a range of “services” for people with disabilities. In the vast majority of cases, these social services were […]

    • Looking Forward to NAWL’s 10th Annual Report on Women In Law

      Looking Forward to NAWL’s 10th Annual Report on Women In Law

      Each year, typically around this time, the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) and The NAWL Foundation release the results of their annual Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms. This survey is the only one of its kind, […]

    • Shine Theory and How Men and Women Should Both Amplify Female Voices

      Shine Theory and How Men and Women Should Both Amplify Female Voices

      After noticing they were outnumbered and out-voiced in meetings, female staff members in the Obama Administration adopted a process called “amplification.” When a woman would make a key point in a meeting, the other women in the room would repeat it […]

    • Achieving a Diverse Demographic in the Workplace

      Achieving a Diverse Demographic in the Workplace

      It’s unfortunate that in the 21st century, businesses are still trying to figure out effective ways to achieve demographic diversity in the workplace. While the legal profession has seen exceptional accomplishments spearheaded by underrepresented groups, there is still much to be done […]

    • 2016 Women En Mass: Four Years of Promoting the Success of Women

      2016 Women En Mass: Four Years of Promoting the Success of Women

      Gender diversity in the field of law is increasing. It’s no secret that the growth in collaboration among the nation’s female lawyers is changing the landscape in a positive way. Female Leadership in the Legal Profession Elizabeth J. Cabraser of Lieff […]

    • Milestone Sponsors LGBT Caucus at American Association for Justice

      Milestone Sponsors LGBT Caucus at American Association for Justice

      At Milestone Consulting, we take great pride in our ongoing relationships with legal professionals that bring passion and compassion to everything they do. One such relationship is with Laura Yaeger, an accomplished attorney affiliated with Morgan and Morgan, a Tampa-based […]

    • Eleventh Circuit Rules in Favor of Medicare Advantage Plans

      Eleventh Circuit Rules in Favor of Medicare Advantage Plans

      In a decision filed in MSP Recovery, LLC v. Allstate, et. al on August 30, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the existence of a primary plan insurance company’s contractual obligation to pay medical expenses is enough to […]

    • Structured Settlements, Annuities & Special Needs Trusts

      Structured Settlements, Annuities & Special Needs Trusts

      Personal injury lawsuits involving minor or moderate injuries are often settled with lump sum payments, in which the entire settlement amount is simply paid to the plaintiff in full. Cases involving severe injuries, on the other hand, commonly lead to […]