Special Needs Law Center News

Special Needs Law Center Presenting at TCSW Annual Conference

Nashville, March 12, 2016–Cindy Gardner will be presenting at the TCSW 103rd Anniversary Leadership & Networking Conference held in Franklin, TN on April 6, 2016. The annual conference includes breakout workshops, plenary sessions, an awards luncheon designed specifically for human services professionals, supervisors, and managers. The Special Needs Law Center is excited to again be part … Continued


JOIN US FOR A FREE SEMINAR & LUNCH: 11:30-1:00 Planning for Your Child’s Future Properly planning for your child’s future is important to families of children with special needs, but is often overlooked. We will discuss financial strategies to tackle issues such as taking full advantage of government benefits and protecting your child’s eligibility, retirement planning, special needs … Continued

Special Needs Law Center of Maurer & Gardner Family Support Award

The First Annual Family Support Award from the Special Needs Law Center of Maurer & Gardner, PLLC, is being given to recognize a Family who has shown exemplary commitment in supporting their adult child with an intellectual or developmental disability. Lloyd and Lillian are both 92 years young!  They have worked unfailingly to ensure that … Continued

March 28 – Ventures Roadmap to Success Resource Fair

Maurer & Gardner will be hosting a booth at the Ventures Roadmap to Success Resource Fair When: Thursday, March 28, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Where: Community Tennessee Rehabilitation Center 1405-A Brookwood Avenue Franklin, TN 37064-3617 Ventures, a collaboration of agencies addressing the needs of adolescents and young adults with disabilities in Williamson County, announces their annual … Continued

March 7 – The Disability Advocacy Mini-Conference

Cindy Gardner will be presenting at the Disability Advocacy Mini-Conference When: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Cindy will be speaking at 1:00 PM Where: Shelbyville Recreation Center 220 Tuliptree Road Shelbyville, TN 37160 In response to families’ requests, The Arc Tennessee is excited to announce The Disability Advocacy Mini-Conference is coming to Shelbyville, Saturday, March 7. We are partnering with … Continued

February 28 – Workshop on Wills, Special Needs Trusts, and Conservatorships

Cynthia Gardner will be speaking at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00-11:30 am Where: Kingsport Chamber of Commerce 400 Clinchfield St. Kingsport, TN A light lunch will be provided. RSVP by Feb. 26 to: Allison Mains amains@utk.edu (preferred) 423-431-8505   This event is sponsored by FRIENDS, Speedway Children’s Charities, and … Continued

February 19 – Conservatorships AND Alternatives to Conservatorships

Cynthia Gardner, and Treva Maitland from The Arc Tennessee, will be co-presenting on: Conservatorships AND Alternatives to Conservatorships A guide for individuals with disabilities and their families When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:00-7:00 PM Where: Camden Central High School 115 Schools Drive Camden, TN 38320 For more information, please contact The Arc Tennessee.