SPEAKING SCHEDULE

Michael speaks at numerous speaking engagements all year long. Please contact us at (214) 720-0102, if you are interested in setting up a speaking engagement. Also, don’t forget that Michael can be heard on KAAM 770 every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. and every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Check out the Podcast on this website to listen to past shows.

COMING SOON!

COMING SOON!

June 22, 2017

2:00pm – 3:30pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital for the Senior Health Talk program. His presentation will be located at the McRae building basement, classroom C 1 and 2 at 810 W. Randol Mill Rd. Arlington, TX 76012. Space is limited, call 1-877-THR-WELL (847-9355) today to reserve your spot!

June 12, 2017

Michael Cohen  will be teaching on “Legal and Financial Issues”.  This program will cover information for families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia along with how to find legal and financial assistance, tax deductions, estate planning, and Government programs that can help pay for care. Question and answer session will be included. The event will take place at Edgemere Retirement for the Alzheimer’s Association from 3-4:30 PM.

May 31, 2017

Michael Cohen will be speaking for the CPAs at Tallie O. Young & Associates for Continuing Professional Education credits at Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75093. Michael will be speaking on LTC Planning, in light of congressional changes. The time is from 11am–noon but please join us for lunch from noon–1pm, then continuing presentation from 1pm–2pm.

May 23, 2017

Michael Cohen will be speaking for the Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem Certification CLE at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, starting at 1:00pm. Mr. Cohen’s presentation will begin at 4:00pm-4:35pm, and he will be discussing Elder Law Medicaid Issues. This event is sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trusts & Estates Section and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program.

May 21, 2017

Michael Cohen will be leading a seminar on estate planning for the Hazak Auxiliary of Congregation Anshai Torah starting around 2:00pm.

May 10, 2017

Michael will be speaking for the Financial Planning Best Practice Study Group on “Long Term Care Medicaid”, from 8:30-10 AM. It will be at Principal Financial Conference Room, 5080 Spectrum Drive, Ste. 700 East Tower, Addison, TX.

April 6, 2017

Michael Cohen will be teaching a course on “How to Deal with the Transition VA to Medicaid” at the Texas State Bar’s Advanced Elder Law 2017 event. The event will take place at the Westin Houston, Memorial City Hotel in Houston.

February 5, 2017

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 820 AM WBAP.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 740 AM KTRH (Houston).

February 4, 2017

6:00 am – 7:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 660 The Answer.
8:00 am – 9:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 101 WRR.

January 29, 2017

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 820 AM WBAP.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 740 AM KTRH (Houston).

January 28, 2017

6:00 am – 7:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 660 The Answer.
8:00 am – 9:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 101 WRR.

January 24, 2017

6:30pm: Michael Cohen and Gary Botlon will lead a question and answer panel at Red Bud Place, 101 W. Wilson Creek, Pkwy., McKinney, 75069

January 22, 2017

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 820 AM WBAP.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 740 AM KTRH (Houston).

January 21, 2017

6:00 am – 7:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 660 The Answer.
8:00 am – 9:00 am: Michael Cohen will be guest speaking on Safe Money Talk Radio Show which will be played on 101 WRR.

November 13, 2016

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be speaking for the Dallas Jewish Historical Society regarding Estate Planning.

October 25, 2016

7:15 pm: Michael Cohen will be speaking at the inaugural meeting for The Bentley “Friends & Family Faction.”

OCTOBER 17, 2016

10:00 am -11:00 am: Michael Cohen will be speaking at Dallas City Hall for the Department of Senior Affairs to their monthly meeting for their Elder Safety Awareness Committee. The topic will be on Elder Care Planning.

JULY 19, 2016

11:30 am -12:00 pm: Michael Cohen will be speaking about Present CEU Elder Law Planning at the Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Plano at 4700 Alliance Blvd.

JULY 14, 2016

10:00 am -11:00: Our July Bonus Workshop will be on July 14th and the presenter will be Gary Bolton on VA Aid and Attendance.

JUNE 2, 2016

11:00 am – 12:00: On Thursday, June 2nd we will be discussing the importance of Advance Care Planning. A hospice nurse helps answer these questions, as she shares various medical scenarios that patients and their families are very often not prepared for.

May 24, 2016

4:00-4:35 Michael Cohen will be speaking at this year’s Annual Guardianship Ad Litem Certification Training, on May 24thimmediately following the Probate, Trusts & Estates Section meeting.  He is asked to present on Elder Law Medicaid Issues from 4:00-4:35 at the Belo Pavilion.

MAY 19, 2016

2:00-3:00 pm – Our Bonus Workshop will be held on Thursday, May 19th. Our speaker, Katherine Campbell will be discussing the 10 signs of Alzheimers.

APRIL 21, 2016

10:00-11:00 am – Our Retirement Bonus Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205, Dallas, TX 75201 on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am presented by Rick Foster with Guardian Financial on Retirement Planning. Please join us where we will be discussing the road to retirement.

APRIL 18, 2016

6:00-7:00pm Michael will be speaking on Medicaid at Healthsouth’s Monthly CEU at the Macaroni Grill, 5005 West Park Boulevard, Plano, TX 75093.

FEBRUARY 11, 2016

1:00-3:00pm This Free Workshop is presented to inform you of changes in the law and changes in the immediate future that may have an impact on your estate documents and/or estate planning. This will be an educational program and no products or services will be sold. This will include the legal aspects, your personal family aspects and ensuring your plan meets your needs now, during any potential disability and after your passing. Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas.

DECEMBER 2, 2015

4:00 – 5:00pm, Michael will be speaking on Elder Law at the TSCPA Expo at the Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011.

NOVEMBER 12, 2015

1:00-3:00pm This Free Workshop is presented to inform you of changes in the law and changes in the immediate future that may have an impact on your estate documents and/or estate planning. This will be an educational program and no products or services will be sold. This will include the legal aspects, your personal family aspects and ensuring your plan meets your needs now, during any potential disability and after your passing. Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas.

NOVEMBER 10, 2015

6:45-7:45pm, Michael will be speaking for the Ricker Retirement Seminar on Estate Planning. This event will be held at Seasons 52 in Plano. 7300 Lone Star Drive Ste C100, Plano, TX 75024.

NOVEMBER 7, 2015

3:00-4:30pm, Michael will be speaking on Wills, Trusts & Probate for South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club at the Polk Wisdom Library, 7151 Library Ln, Dallas, TX 75232.

OCTOBER 15, 2015

10:00-12:00pm,  This Free Workshop is presented to inform you of changes in the law and changes in the immediate future that may have an impact on your estate documents and/or estate planning. This will be an educational program and no products or services will be sold. This will include the legal aspects, your personal family aspects and ensuring your plan meets your needs now, during any potential disability and after your passing. Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas.

OCTOBER 13, 2015

Michael will be speaking about Medicaid at the Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation from 6:30pm-7:30pm. This event will be located at 909 N. Washington Ave, Dallas TX 75246.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

6:30-8:00pm, Ricker Retirement Specialist Event where the topic will be about Estate Planning. This event is at Seasons 52, 7300 Lone Star Drive Ste C100, Plano, TX 75024.

SEPTEMBER 3, 2015

12:00- 1:30pm, Stoneybrook Memory Care of Richardson/Garland is hosting a Lunch & Learn discussing Estate Planning at Richardson Senior Citizen Center, 820 W Arapaho Rd #100, Richardson, TX 75080.

AUGUST 27, 2015

Ricker Retirement Specialists Event where the topic will be about Wills and Trusts. The event is from 12:00 pm – 1:00pm at NICE Systems-Corporate located as 2425 N. Central Expwy, Richardson TX 75080.

AUGUST 13, 2015

1:00-3:oo, This Free Workshop is presented to inform you of changes in the law and changes in the immediate future that may have an impact on your estate documents and/or estate planning. This will be an educational program and no products or services will be sold. This will include the legal aspects, your personal family aspects and ensuring your plan meets your needs now, during any potential disability and after your passing. Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas.

AUGUST 11, 2015

4:00-5:00pm, DeNovo Advisory Group is hosting a Financial Advisor Study Group on Elder Law. This event will be held at the DeNovo Advisory Group, AXA Advisors LLC, 12377 Merit. #1500, Dallas TX, 75251.

AUGUST 6, 2015

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking in Fort Worth on behalf of Money Matters from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Fort Worth Hilton Garden Suites Inn, 912 Northton St, Fort Worth TX 76110.

AUGUST 4, 2015

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking in Plano on behalf of Money Matters.  1st session from 1-2:30 pm and 2nd session from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. This event will be held at 2820 Dallas Parkway, Plano TX 75093.

JULY 15, 2015

2:00-4:00PM. Michael B. Cohen will be presenting his monthly Estate Planning Workshop. The workshop is conducted to inform you on ways to plan for the future in the case of potential disability, the need for long term care and after your passing. Included are legal aspects, your personal family facet and ensuring your plan meets your needs. This is an educational program and no products or services will be sold. The Estate Planning Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd Floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas 75251

JULY 14, 2015

Ricker Retirement Specialists Event from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The topic will be about Estate Planning and will be located at Seasons 52 the address is 7300 Lone Star Dr. Suite C100, Plano TX 75024.

JUNE 13, 2015

1pm-3pm Our Cathedral of Hope Program Seminar. How would public benefits planning for the LGBT community be effected by the Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage?

MAY 15, 2015

10:00 am-12:00 pm at 12201 Merit Drive #205, Dallas, TX 75251

APRIL 16, 2015

Panel discussion Thursday evening at 6 pm at Stoneybrook Memory Care in North Garland.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Ricker Retirement Specialists Event from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The topic will be about Estate Planning and will be located at Seasons 52 the address is 7300 Lone Star Dr. Suite C100, Plano TX 75024.

JANUARY 16, 2015

Asset Preservation at the Kaufman County Senior Center in Terrell on Friday, January 16 at 10:30 a.m

NOVEMBER 12, 2014

Michael Cohen he will be speaking to New York Life agents on use of annuities and other planning options in connection with VA and Medicaid benefits.

OCTOBER 28, 2014

Michael B. Cohen will also be a panelist with Dallas County Probate Court Judge Brenda Thompson and the Alzheimer’s Association on “Representation of Clients and Incapacity Issues” before the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trusts and Estates Section.

OCTOBER 27, 2014

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking on “Estate Planning Essentials” at the Community Foundation.

JULY 22, 2014

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking to PepsiCo employees on Special Needs Trusts, and other estate planning issues in connection with public benefits issues.

MAY 27, 2014

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking at an event sponsored by the Dallas Volunteer Program (DVAP) and the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trusts & Estates Section  regarding elder law-Medicaid issues at the Belo Pavilion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

MAY 3, 2014

Managing the Legal and Financial Needs- Today’s Challenge for All</em>” on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association at the Hyatt Regency.

APRIL 24, 2014

2:00 – 4:00, This Free Workshop was presented to inform you as to changes in the law and changes in the immediate future that may have an impact on your estate documents and/or estate planning. This will be an educational program and no products or services will be sold. This will include the legal aspects, your personal family aspects and ensuring your plan meets your needs now, during any potential disability and after your passing. Workshop will be held at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 205 (2nd floor Conference Center), Dallas, Texas.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

6:00 – 7:00 p.m., Michael B. Cohen was a guest on the Texas Daily TV program with Midge Hill, Tracy Rowlett and Jeff Brady.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013

“Turning 65: What You Need to Know if You or Your Clients Are Turning 65”, Michael B. Cohen  spoke at a seminar sponsored by the Solo &amp; Small Firm Section of the Dallas Bar Association, Co-Sponsors: Probate Trusts &amp; Estate Planning Section, the Senior Lawyers’ Committee and the DAYL Elder Law Committee.

SEPTEMBER 3, 2013

Michael B. Cohen spoke for the Exchange Club of Uptown Dallas.

AUGUST 6, 2013

Michael B. Cohen spoke for Money Matters with regard to elder care issues.

MAY 28, 2013

Michael B. Cohen spoke at an event sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trusts &amp; Estates Section and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program regarding elder law-Medicaid issues at the Belo Pavilion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

MAY 1, 2013

Michael B. Cohen spoke for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on “Housing Option Alternatives for Seniors”.

MARCH 5, 2013

Michael B. Cohen spoke for the Dallas County Retiree’s Association.

MARCH 3, 2013

2:00-4:00, Michael B. Cohen spoke at The Legacy at Preston Hollow, 11409 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas on “Financing Options for Long-Term Care”.  For more information please contact Loretta Ressler at 214-363-5100.

JANUARY 24, 2013

12:00-2:00, Michael B. Cohen spoke at the Bent Tree Country Club on topical estate planning considerations (planning after the fiscal cliff, elder abuse, special needs trusts, etc.).  The luncheon was hosted by Nancy T. Mello of Merrill Lynch.

JANUARY 9, 2013

12:00 PM: Michael B. Coen spoke for the East Texas Estate Planning Counci lin Tyler, Texas on “Source Options for Long-Term Care Costs”.

NOVEMBER 18, 2012

Michael B. Cohen spoke on “How to Protect Finances and Provide for Security in Elder Years”, at King of Glory Lutheran Church.

OCTOBER 8, 2012

Michael B. Cohen spoke for the Dallas Metropolitan Home Economist Group on “Estate Planning Options” at 515 Custer Road.

OCTOBER 4, 2012

2:30 – 3:30, Michael B. Cohen will be speaking for the Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (TAPS) on “Options to Pay for Costs of Long-Term or Chronic Care when the Client has Inadequate Insurance” at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14315 Midway Road, Addison, Texas.

JULY 31, 2012

Michael B. Cohen will be speaking at noon for the Dallas Bar Association’s Senior Law Committee on “Source Options for Long-Term Care Costs” at the Belo Pavilion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

JULY 18, 2012

Michael B. Cohen spoke from 8:30-10:00 for the Dallas Society of FSP Retirement Counseling Section Study Group at the offices of Travis Wolff, 15950 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas regarding Veterans benefits in general and specifically Aid and Attendance, Widow’s Benefit and how Veteran’s Benefit planning relates to Medicaid planning.

JUNE 24, 2012

9:30 a.m. for the JWV.  Michael B. Cohen spoke on the anticipated changes in rules regarding VA (pension and aid and attendance) eligibility benefits for wartime veterans at 7900 Northaven, Dallas, Texas 75230.

MAY 22, 2012

Michael B. Cohen spoke at an event sponsored by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trusts Estates Section entitled “Medicaid Issues in a Guardianship” at the Belo Pavilion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

APRIL 17, 2012

Mindshare Lecture series presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, Michael B. Cohen spoke on the topic of “Managing Your Finances after the Diagnosis” at the Dallas Arboretum (Rosine Hall) located at 8617 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.

NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Michael B. Cohen spoke at a seminar sponsored by Mullin Law PC.

OCTOBER 4, 2011

Michael B. Cohen spoke at a seminar sponsored by Money Matters on long-term care options.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2011

Turning 65: What You Need to Know if You or Your Clients Are Turning 65”, Michael B. Cohen spoke at a seminar sponsored by the Solo & Small Firm Section of the Dallas Bar Association. Co-Sponsors: Probate Trusts Estate Planning Section, the Senior Lawyers’ Committee and the DAYL Elder Law Committee.

JULY 24, 2011

“Medicaid vs. Long-Term Care Insurance” at Cityplace Conference Center, 2711 N. Haskell, Dallas, Texas.  Michael B. Cohen spoke at a seminar on Estate, Financial and Health Care Planning for Elder Clients sponsored by the National Business Institute.

MAY 22, 2011

“Miller Trust Issues” was the topic of Michael B. Cohen’s speech at the Belo Pavilion at a seminar on Elder Law Issues & Resources sponsored by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Elder Law Committee.

MARCH 6, 2008

“Requirement of Occupancy of Homestead for Medicaid Exemption”: Michael B. Cohen spoke at a seminar on Advanced Elder Law sponsored by the State Bar of Texas at Cityplace Conference Center.