Exploring the ABLE Act
During this webinar we will review the terms of the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (also known as ABLE). ABLE is new legislation passed in December 2014 which adds section 529A of the internal revenue code.
Letha Sgritta McDowell currently serves as InterActive Legal's Director of Legal Strategy. Letha is an ACTEC Fellow and past president of NAELA, and practices law with The Hook Law Center. She is licensed to practice in both North Carolina and Virginia and has been an elder law and special needs planning attorney for more than 15 Years. Letha is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, is Board Certified as a specialist in Elder Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and is accredited to prepare and prosecute claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
At InterActive Legal, Letha provides insight into how modern law firms run in order to assist in strategic decisions about how to maximize the tools provided by InterActive Legal, as well as what tools may be useful for practitioners in the future. In addition, Letha contributes to the elder law and special needs planning content in the software and to the InterActive Legal practice management and development tools.
Letha is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the North Carolina Bar Association's Elder Law and Estate Planning Sections, serves as Vice President of the Elder Law Specialization Committee for the North Carolina State Bar, and serves as an active mentor to a number of young attorneys through the North Carolina Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is a 2001 graduate of Purdue University and a 2004 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law.