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April 25, 2024 | 9:00 am Est

Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law Planning

Zoom Event

Join elder law attorney Lauren C. Enea, Esq.

Lauren C. Enea, Esq. is a senior associate at Enea, Scanlan & Sirgnano, LLP. She concentrates her practice on Wills, Trusts and Estates, Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning and Probate/Estate Administration. She believes that it is never too early or too late to start planning for your future and enjoys working with individuals to ensure that their plan best suits their needs.
An active member of the local bar associations, Ms. Enea was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) Trusts and Estates Section. She is also the co-chair of the WCBA New Lawyers Section, treasurer of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, and chair of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Elder Law and Special Needs Section Publications Committee and co-editor of the NYSBA Elder Law and Special Needs Section Journal. She is a past co-chair of the NYSBA Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2020 Fall Meeting and the Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2022 Summer Meeting.
Ms. Enea was awarded the Outstanding New Lawyer Award in 2020 by the Westchester County Bar Association. She was also named to the 2021-2023 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list and the 2023-2024 Best Lawyers Ones to Watch list. Ms. Enea was recognized at Westfair Communications' 2019 Millennial Awards. She is the president of CAREERS Support Solutions' Board of Directors, a non-profit helping individuals with disabilities obtain gainful employment in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, and a member of the Pace Women's Justice Center Advisory Board, Friends of Gail.
Ms. Enea received a B.S. in Business Management from Quinnipiac University, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and a J.D. from the Pace University School of Law, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida.

This is a Zoom Event
April 25, 2024 - 9:00 am Est

Members Zoom - Free

Non-members Zoom $15



Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA


President and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs, and CEO of the  Association of International Professional Accountants

Thursday, February 1, 2024


To kick off 2024 Accountants Club Event Schedule, we will return to the Union League Club in New York City for breakfast, socializing, and to hear Barry speak.


We will also be presenting live via Zoom


Seating is limited - early registration is recommended


Member price with breakfast  - $45

Non-member price with breakfast - $65

Member price Zoon Only - FREE

Non-member price Zoom only - $20

Breakfast and networking start at 8:00 am


Introductions, Remarks and Q&A:  8:30-9:45 am


League Club, 38 East 37th Street, New York, NY


Barry will deliver his annual in-depth exploration of the critical issues influencing the accounting profession, with a special focus on the intersection of Washington D.C. policies and their implications for tax season and the profession at large. Drawing from his extensive expertise, he will shed light on the current landscape and offer insights into the challenges and opportunities that practitioners may encounter. This live session is an invaluable opportunity to stay abreast of the latest developments shaping our industry.


High Times in New York: Navigating the Cannabis Industry Emergence

Tuesday, December 5, 2023   9:00 am

Join us for an exclusive webinar event featuring Eric Altstadter, Chair of the Cannabis and Hemp Group at EisnerAmper, as he unveils the Green Revolution in New York State! Explore the ever-evolving landscape of the cannabis industry, discover the current status, gain insights into its promising future, and embark on a journey through the captivating story of how we arrived at this groundbreaking moment. Don't miss this opportunity to be at the forefront of the cannabis industry's transformation in New York.

Eric will discuss aspects of tax especially SALT, speak to regulation, potential for growth or market saturation. Why CPA firms investing in Cannabis.

Register now for a session that promises to be enlightening, engaging, and trailblazing! 

Accountants Club of America Members – FREE
Non-members - $15.00

About Eric Altstadter...

Eric Altstadter is an Audit Partner and Chair of the firm's Cannabis and Hemp practice within the Manufacturing and Distribution Group. He has more than 30 years of experience working with public companies and privately held businesses throughout the country.

Eric is a frequent speaker on accounting, auditing, and business topics. Actively involved in cannabis industry events he was recently named an “am New York Metro Cannabis Industry power Player.” He is regularly recognized by the Long Island Business News (LIBN) in their Who's Who in Accounting and Who's Who in Audits editions. Eric was previously named by LIBN as one of the “Around 50” honorees in recognition of his leadership and support of Long Island businesses and the community

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  • December 6, 2018 Authors’ Panel Event – Hitendra Patil was a panelist. “Thanks, Michael! It was an honor and pleasure to be with ACA members to share some thoughts and insights. Appreciate the opportunity!”

    Hitendra Patil

    Author and Director of Practice Development at Accountants World

  • Having been a member since the early ’70s, and serving as a past ACA president, I found that meeting and networking with fellow professionals allowed me to develop relationships and friendships which produced client referrals, and talented resources who willingly helped me resolve technical issues. I retired as a partner of PwC in 1998, following 25 years with the firm.

    Michael Borsuk

    PwC, Retired Partner

  • December 6, 2018 Author’s Panel Discussion – Becky Livingston was a panelist at this event. “It was fun. Thank you for the invite and here’s to a wonderful (and nice!) New Year.”

    Becky Livingston

    Author and President & CEO of Penheel Marketing

  • December 6, 2018 Author’s Panel Discussion – Mr. Cohn was the Moderator of this event. “Thanks for hosting us at the Accountants Club of America, Michael. I agree with Hitendra. It was a pleasure and honor to be part of this event.”

    Michael Cohn

    Editor-In-Chief - Accounting Today

  • Through Sheinbaum’s bold and visionary leadership, Hilfiger Global has dramatically transformed its ethos of “Youthful Spirit” into the era of “Relentless Optimism”, a giant branding leap that embraces diversity in all its forms, including the disabled of all ages. It has proven that inclusion is not only profitable, it is essential to our social well-being. It is single handedly setting a new gold standard for major corporations to advance social welfare around the world.

    Kelly Welles

    Welles Financial Services

  • Kudos to Tommy Hilfiger and  Gary Sheinbaum, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Americas who gave an inspiring and much needed Introduction to the companies foray into the fashion world the disabled. Not only will this venture benefit young hip fashionistas but the disabled of any age. The business plan is solid and the need is great.  I will take up with this call to action within the legal, elder law and disabled community.   Thank you to the ACA and Richard Daskin, RSD Advisors and his wife Patricia Daskin for organizing the event.

    Mira Weiss

    Weiss Law Group

  • WOW! What a presentation from Gary. What was moving about TH was that they did something when they discovered people with disability were unable to wear ‘normal’ clothes..

    Christopher Arunkumar

    Ziklag Global Fraud Risk Management LLC

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    Joan Schultz


  • Thanks so much for sending me the photo in the mail of Ed Mendlowitz, Walt Frazier and the young accountants from Withum. It was truly a memorable event!

    Michael Cohn

    Editor-in-Chief, AccountingToday.com, Source Media

  • “One of the primary reasons I joined the Accountants’ Club was the interesting array of events and speakers that they host throughout the year.  It is important to realize and then to understand how current events and other industries work to shape the accounting profession, presenting opportunities for new service lines within our field.  Even the recent event with Barry Melancon of the AICPA touched on the technological advances within the profession, what future accountants are expecting, and the potentially significant impact that the new presidency may have on accounting...

    Ashleigh Wessing

    Senior Manager, Financial Advisory Services, Marks Paneth

  • The Accountants Club of America is a great asset in being able to attract Barry Melancon, the AICPA CEO, and other thought leaders of the industry. The recent breakfast casts the club in the best light possible.

    Michael Krasner

    CPA Professional Liability Practitioner -Signature B&B

  • “The Accountants Club of America (“ACA”) is an organization that embodies the true notion of leadership, stewardship and excellence of our profession.  If you’re a business leader who is seeking a  forum that provides both professional and personal comradery, networking opportunities and first-class events, then the ACA is the place for you!”

    Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA

    Managing Member, Collemi Consulting & Advisory Services, LLC

  • “No matter what generation you belong to, at the end of the day, you’re a CPA.  The ACA recognizes and prioritizes the value of that shared identity across generations. You will find a camaraderie in the CPA community that you will find nowhere else.”

    Joanne S. Barry, CAE

    Executive Director/CEO, New York State Society of CPAs

  • The Accountants Club of America (ACA) is a valuable resource in my personal knowledge bank. ACA meetings and events are first-rate, the relationships and networking opportunities are a treasure.”

    J. Michael Kirkland, CPA, CGMA

    NYSSCPA Past President