Catherine E. Stavely, Esquire
May 16, 2016 03:19PM
● By Cate Reynolds
*Special Advertising Section*Elder Law encompasses long-term care of seniors and individuals with special needs, and includes traditional estate planning and probate, planning for assisted living and nursing home stays, and hospice and end-of-life decisions. Legal tools include Power of Attorney, Medical Directives, Guardianship, Wills and Trusts, and Supplemental Needs Trusts.
Ms. Stavely is President of the Maryland/DC Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and of the City of Annapolis Commission on Aging, a member of the National Academy of Special Needs Planners, and an appointee on the Governors’ Advisory Council on Qualify Care at End of Life. She has been recognized by her peers as a Leading Lawyer since 2010.
Ms. Stavely is an avid sailor and has worked extensively with sailor/fundraising efforts to benefit hospice care. Ms. Stavely opened her practice in 1997 after a 25-year career in law enforcement. B.A. Biology, Western Maryland College; M.S. Forensic Science, George Washington University; J.D., University of Baltimore.