Randy Clinkscales founded Clinkscales Elder Law Practice, P.A. in 1985. He is a 1980 graduate of Washburn Law School and has represented clients at the administrative, county state and federal levels in his 30+ years of practice. He is married to Barbara Clinkscales, and they have three sons. Randy was the first area attorney to become a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He is also a member of the Kansas Chapter of NAELA, serving as its president for two terms (2009-2011), the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association, and the Elder Law Section of the Kansas Bar Association. In 2004, Clinkscales Elder Law Practice, P.A. began its Elder-Centered Practice, focusing on issues facing our aging population, as well as the caregivers for those who are aging. Randy has co-authored two books, “What You Really Need to Know for the Second Half of Life” and “Protect Your Family!: Don’t Write a Blank Check to the Nur$ing Home,” available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble. Randy authors a bi-weekly column in the Hays Daily News and Hays Post, where he writes about legal issues facing older adults and the benefits available to them. He presents seminars for continuing education purposes to health care professionals, financial professionals, and attorneys throughout the state of Kansas, as well as seminars to the public.