David Paul Pollan

David is an attorney in private practice in Atlanta, serving the legal needs of both the elder and younger disabilities communities since 1990. He concentrates his practice in elder and special needs law, including government benefits counseling, Medicaid planning for all classes of Medicaid including Nursing Home Medicaid, Medicaid waiver programs, SSI Medicaid, estate planning and special needs planning for the individual with disabilities, Medicaid litigation, special needs trusts, nursing home and assisted living issues, child and adult guardianship, and estate planning.

David is Vice-Chair of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a past Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the State Bar of the Georgia. Mr. Pollan was appointed by House Speaker Tom Murphy to the Joint House-Senate Guardianship Re-Write Committee, advocating legislative reform of Georgia’s Adult Guardianship Statute. He is a member of the National Academy

of Elder Law Attorneys, founding Board member of the Thanks Mom and Dad Fund®, a member of the Atlanta Regional Commission Aging Services Committee and the Georgia Community Trust and serves on the Weinstein Hospice Ethics Advisory Committee. David was formerly with AARP and the Senior Citizens Law Project of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society in Atlanta. Mr. Pollan has been profiled by both the National Law Journal and the Atlanta Journal Constitution in recognition of his advocacy of older adults and people with disabilities. He is a frequent speaker on aging and disability law topics and possesses a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating.

David lives in Atlanta with his 3 dogs who keep him occupied and has recently assumed caregiving responsibilities for his Mother.