Speaking Engagements

Saundra M. Gumerove is a frequent speaker at local, regional, and national meetings of legal organizations, not-for-profits, and governmental entities.

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Saundra (right), with her daughter Meira and Congressman Steve Israel

 She is a sought-after speaker on legal matters and special needs issues. She has participated in Continuing Legal Education programs for the New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association and the Academy of Special Needs Planners. She has also presented seminars for parents of children with disabilities for Nassau-AHRC, the Developmental Disabilities Institute, and Life’s WORC, where she is an advisor to its Supplemental Needs Pooled Trust.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

Previous Speaking Engagements:

2015

  • Madhouse Productions: Legal Straight Talk, May 20, 2015
  • St Charles Hospital, May 13, 2015
  • Division Avenue School-Bullying, May 11, 2015
  • Radio Interview W/Bob Saltser May 10, 2015
  • Long Island Special Needs Expo April 26, 2015. For Further information please visit: http://longislandspecialneedsexpo.com
  • Live Radio Interview w/ Gabriel Feldmar, Tune in to WGBB Radio 1240AM @ 2:30 April 11, 2015
  • Freeport Memorial Library-Fundamental Issues April 8, 2015
  • Cathlioc Charities with Cathy Healy April 1, 2015
  • Nassau County Bar Association, “Bullying-Truth & Consequences-What Every Parent Should know” Bullying Seminar For further information call 516-747-4070 or email at ckatz@nassaubar.org March 2, 2015
  • Eden II Able Act Presentation February 4, 2015

2014

  • Center for Developmental Disabilities November 19, 2014
  • LIDDRO W/ Jessica Hansen, Thelma Consenstein, and Ava Gruttadauria November 13, 2014
  • St Charles Hospital, “Transition: Moving from School to the Adult Community” November 4, 2014
  • Sid Jacobsen JCC, “Preparing for the Future of Your Special Needs Child” October 21, 2014
  • Anibec, “Fundamental Issues Facing Families with Disabilities,” October 7, 2014
  • Mather Hospital, “Transition: Moving from School to the Adult Community” October 6, 2014
  • Longwood SEPTA Resource Fair September 20, 2014
  • Family Seminar Series, “Guardianship and Supported Decision Making” AHRC Nassau Chapter June 4, 2014
  • Community Seminar W/ Terry Scheiner: “Special Needs” May 29, 2014
  • JCC, “Planning for the Future of Your Special Needs Child,” May 22, 2014
  • Long Island Special Needs Expo April 5, 2014
  • Nassau Bar Association CLE, “Article 81 Guardianship Training Program for Guardians and Court Evaluators” March 28, 2014
  • Transition Fair W/ Marie Cantone March 24, 2014
  • New York City Children’s Center Grand Rounds, “Transition: Moving from School to the Adult Community” March 20, 2014
  • Speaking W/ Marie Cantone March 12, 2014
  • Gersh Academy Feburary 2, 2014
  • Bethpage SEPTA January 9, 2014
  • Harmony Heights Parent Seminar January 7, 2014

2013

  • Five Towns Family Group, “Ashkonazy’ December 15, 2013
  • New York State Bar Association CLE, Advanced Document Drafting for the Elder Law Attorney” December 10, 2013
  • Nassau County Bar Association CLE, “Elder Law-Social Services and Health Advocacy Committee; Pooled Trusts” November 19, 2013
  • Eden School November 6, 2013
  • Learning Rx Jericho Brain Training Center,  October 9, 2013
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Speaking Series October 5, 2013
  • L.I.J. Grand Rounds, “Transition: Moving from School to Adult Community” October 3, 2013
  • Elwood Library, “Fundamental Issues” September 25, 2013
  • Ragu Special Needs Group September 21, 2013
  • Long Island Center Workshop August 23, 2013
  • Parent to Parent, “School for Special Learning” August 15, 2013
  • IBO Special Needs Open House August 3, 2013
  • Learning Rx Jericho Brain Training Center, “Special Ops” June 26, 2013
  • Family Seminar Series, “Fundamental Issues Facing Families with Children with Disabilities” AHRC Nassau Chapter, May 8, 2013
  • Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center Training, “Turning 18, Legal Implications, Government Benefits and Transitions”  May 3, 2013
  • South Huntington High School, “Transition” April 29, 2013
  • Fay Lindner,”Guardianships Trusts and Estates” April 23, 2013
  • Gersh Academy  “Evening Series” April 9, 2013
  • Citizen’s MSC Staff Meeting March 26, 2013
  • NY Life W/ Audrey Schwartz Seminar Series, “Supplemental Needs Trusts” March 12, 2013
  • Fay Lindner, “Government Benefits” March 5, 2013
  • Harmony Heights March 5, 2013
  • Gersh Academy Transition Night: “Planning for your Special Needs Child’s Future,” February 5, 2013, for further information call Erin Murphy, Gersh Academy.
  • New York State Guardianship Judges’ Roundtable:  “Supplemental Needs Trust” January 15, 2013

2012 & Earlier

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Seminar series, “Estate Planning and Special Needs” December 7, 2012
  • Sam Miller-John Hancock Seminar, “Training Insurance Agents” October 1, 2012
  • Shield Institute, “Future Planning” September 13, 2012
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Seminar Series, “Estate Planning and Special Needs”  September 8, 2012
  • Gersh Academy-Queens June 12, 2012
  • Board of Governer’s Meeting June 7, 2012
  • Elija School, “Fundamental Issues” June 5, 2012
  • Shield Institute, “Guardianship Workshop” May 24, 2012
  • Gersh Academy, “Fundamental Issues” May 15, 2012
  • Life Worc’s Training for MSC May 15, 2012
  • AHRC Seminar Series May 10, 2012
  • Suffolk Rehabilitation Council April 19, 2012
  • Shield Institute April 12, 2012
  • Queens Council, “Wills and Trusts” April 2, 2012
  • Devereux Glen Holme Seminar March 2, 2012
  • Whitehouse Conference, “Community Leaders Briefing Series” February 10, 2012
  • Suffolk Bar Association, “Trust Administration for Supplemental Needs Trusts” January 18, 2012
  • Harmony Heights January 10, 2012
  • Brookville Center for Children’s Services @ Brookville November 9, 2011
  • Nassau Suffolk Autism, “Guardianships and Supplemental Needs Trusts” October 6, 2011
  • Westbrook School,”Fundamental Issues Facing Families with Special Needs” September 25, 2011
  • Nassau Bar Association CLE, “Special Needs Planning & Certification To Serve As Trustee Of Special Needs Trust” July 20, 2011
  • New York State Mediators Association May 6, 2011

Contact her today to learn more about the various topics on which she speaks and her availability.