About Morris Klein
Helping Clients Facing a Crisis and Making Long-Term Plans
Morris Klein’s practice focuses on legal issues faced by persons who are aging or incapacitated. This includes Medicaid eligibility, special needs planning for the disabled, guardianships, and drafting planning documents such as powers of attorney, health care advance directives, trusts and wills. The practice also includes probate and the administration of decedent’s estates. He can help clients who are facing a crisis (for example, imminent admission to a nursing home), as well as clients interested in future long-term care or estate planning..
Memberships and Board Roles
Attorney Klein is a member of the national Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the preeminent national organization for elder law attorneys. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance, a select group of attorneys engaged in special needs planning. Attorney Klein is a past chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Elder Law Section (where he remains on the Section Council) and has served as a member and a past co-chair of the D.C. Bar Estates, Trusts and Probate Section Steering Committee. He was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve on the Task Force on Long Term Care Education and Planning. He is a past chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association Elder Law Section and one of the original members of the Board of the Directors for the First Maryland Disability Trust. He is a co-founder and former president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Maryland/DC Chapter. He also served as a board member of the First Maryland Disability Trust and the National Capital Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.