Welcome to the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys


Welcome to the home page of the Washington  Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (WAELA),  affiliated with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. More infomation about Elder Law and who we are are available on our site pages.

WAELA's Mission: To inspire and empower WAELA members to achieve excellence in providing legal services and advocacy that enhances the quality of life for seniors and persons with special needs.

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2014 Fall CLE and Annual Meeting 

October 24, 2014

Save The Date!

DoubleTree Suites, SEATAC/Southcenter
16500 Southcenter Parkway
Seattle, WA 98188

Click here to register today!

Click here to view the Fall CLE & Annual Meeting Agenda

Click here to make your hotel reservations online.
Feel free to call (800) 222-8733 to make your reservations, the Group Code is WEA.


Fall CLE & Annual Meeting Sponsors:


Graham & Graham Eldercare Consultants, LLC

Wesley Homes

Family Resource Home Care

Security One Lending

Lifetime Advocacy Plus


Krause Financial


Fall CLE & Annual Meeting Exhibitors:

CHC Services

Visiting Angels & ROS Center - Washington


Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!

2015 Elder Concert - January 16, 2015

2015 UnProgram – May 1-2, 2015
Embassy Suites, SEATAC

Thank You to WAELA'S 2014 UnProgram Sponsors and Exhibitors:



Secured Futures Pooled Special Needs Trust
Krause Financial Services
Association of Senior Housing Referral Professionals
CHOICE Advisory Senior Housing & Care Referral





Problems with the listserv?  Please make sure you have created your account on the NAELA website (click here) first to activate your email address.  The new listserv automatically enrolls you but you must activate your email.  Questions or problems email Susan Cabrera Crolla at or call 850-656-8848.


Questions? Send an email to:

Contact Executive Director Susan Cabrera-Crolla



On Thursday, July 18m 2013 the Raven Decision came down. It is exciting to note that we won on nearly all levels! It should be noted that the WAELA Amicus Brief was specifically cited by the court during its discussion of the Duty of Care on page 22.

A special thank you should go out to Jeff Crollard and his team of attorney’s extraordinaire Mike Olver, Kameron Kirkevold and Christopher Lee!!

To read the complete decision, please click here.

For more information on the Raven Case - click here.


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We understand that you may have concerns about your privacy and confidentiality while online. Rest assured we're committed to ensuring your privacy at all times when using our websites.

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WAELA adheres to a  rigorous network vulnerability auditing process that is possible. Furthermore, WAELA will continue our on-going security assessment and scanning audits to ensure that all of our hardware, software and services maintain the highest standards of compliance - keeping you, the consumer safe.

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