Local Lawyer Invited to Serve on Prestigious National Alliance
April 24, 2007
Springfield, MA – The Springfield based law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that partner, Hyman G. Darling, is one of 100 lawyers across the country who have been invited to serve on the Special Needs Alliance (SNA). The SNA is comprised of America’s leading Disability and Public Benefits lawyers. They work to secure Medicaid and other public benefits for disabled individuals of all ages through special needs planning and trusts.
Membership in the SNA is selective and by invitation only. Members are required to have demonstrated proven involvement with disability advocacy organizations.
Attorney Darling is chairman of the Estate Planning and Elder Law Departments, and he is recognized as the area’s preeminent estate planner. His areas of expertise include all areas of estate planning, probate and elder law. Darling is a past president of the Hampden County Bar Association, and he teaches law Bay Path College and is an adjunct professor at Western New England College School of Law – LLM program, teaching Elder Law. He is a frequent lecturer on various estate planning and elder law topics at both the local and national levels. Darling lives in Longmeadow.
Bacon Wilson, P.C. has a total of 37 lawyers plus 70 paralegals, secretaries and other support staff. The firm’s main office is located in Springfield, with additional offices in Westfield, Northampton and Amherst. The firm was founded in 1895, and Bacon & Wilson provides legal services in almost every area of the law to clients throughout Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.
by: Hyman G. Darling