About the Author
Evan Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney, is the creator of the Living Trust Plus™ Asset Protection System and is widely recognized as one of the foremost experts in the Country in the field of Medicaid Asset Protection and Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts. Evan has been quoted or cited as an expert by numerous sources, including the Washington Post, Newsweek Magazine, Trusts & Estates Magazine, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Bar Association, and is a frequent guest on various local and national radio shows. Evan received a Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and his law degree from the College of William & Mary in 1987. Evan is the recipient of the highest ratings awarded by all the attorney-rating services: Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Avvo, and Martindale-Hubbell. In 2011, Evan was named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the DC Metropolitan area, by Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the Northern Virginia area, and by Newsweek Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the country. Evan is a nationally renowned Best-Selling author and frequent educator of attorneys across the U.S. As an expert to the experts, Evan has educated tens of thousands of attorneys across the country through speaking and writing for organizations such as his own Elder Law Institute for Training and Education (ELITE), the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association, the National Constitution Center, the National Business Institute, the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Continuing Legal Education, and the District of Columbia Bar Association. His numerous publications include two other Best-Selling books, Protect and Defend and the Nursing Home Survival Guide as well as hundreds of articles that have appeared in the popular press, and dozens of scholarly publications for the legal profession, including two legal treatises published by the American Law Institute in affiliation with the American Bar Association: Planning and Defending Asset Protection Trusts and Trusts for Senior Citizens. ________________________________________ Virginia has no procedure for approving certifying organizations.