Sally Hurme , JD

If you’re like many people, you need to get straight on a host of legal matters.

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American University Washington College of Law

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Elder Law Expert and Author

About Sally Hurme

Sally Balch Hurme is an elder law expert and author who has led the national conversation on many of the legal issues of concern to older persons and their families. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Newcomb College of Tulane University and her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law.
Sally Hurme’s legal career spans public service, private practice, associations, and a wealth of volunteer commitments. Among other positions, she has served as a city magistrate in Alexandria, Virginia; an attorney adviser with the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review at the U.S. Department of Justice; and a staff attorney with the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging. She also worked for nearly 25 years for AARP, and she has taught as an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law and The George Washington University Law School.
Because of her wealth of knowledge on elder law issues, Sally Hurme is quoted frequently in The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, The New York Times, Money, and other national media, and she has lectured worldwide on elder abuse and guardianship. She has written more than 20 law review articles on elder law topics, and she is the author of the award-winning series of Checklist books about elder law for consumers published by the American Bar Association and AARP.
A long-term member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Bar Association, and the Virginia and District of Columbia bars, Sally Hurme lives in Bridgewater, Virginia, and enjoys kayaking on the Shenandoah River with her grandchildren.

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Sally Balch Hurme is an elder law expert and author who has led the national conversation on many of the legal issues of concern to older persons and their families. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Newcomb College of Tulane University and her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law.

Sally Hurme’s legal career spans public service, private practice, associations, and a wealth of volunteer commitments. Among other positions, she has served as a city magistrate in Alexandria, Virginia; an attorney adviser with the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review at the U.S. Department of Justice; and a staff attorney with the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging. She also worked for nearly 25 years for AARP, and she has taught as an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law and The George Washington University Law School.

Because of her wealth of knowledge on elder law issues, Sally Hurme is quoted frequently in The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, The New York Times, Money, and other national media, and she has lectured worldwide on elder abuse and guardianship. She has written more than 20 law review articles on elder law topics, and she is the author of the award-winning series of Checklist books about elder law for consumers published by the American Bar Association and AARP.

A long-term member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Bar Association, and the Virginia and District of Columbia bars, Sally Hurme lives in Bridgewater, Virginia, and enjoys kayaking on the Shenandoah River with her grandchildren.

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Sally Balch Hurme is an elder law expert and author who has led the national conversation on many of the legal issues of concern to older persons and their families.

Professor Alma Mater American University Washington College of Law
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If you’re like many people, you need to get straight on a host of legal matters.

Institution Elder Law Expert and Author
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Sally Balch Hurme is an elder law expert and author who has led the national conversation on many of the legal issues of concern to older persons and their families. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Newcomb College of Tulane University and her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law.
Sally Hurme’s legal career spans public service, private practice, associations, and a wealth of volunteer commitments. Among other positions, she has served as a city magistrate in Alexandria, Virginia; an attorney adviser with the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review at the U.S. Department of Justice; and a staff attorney with the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging. She also worked for nearly 25 years for AARP, and she has taught as an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law and The George Washington University Law School.
Because of her wealth of knowledge on elder law issues, Sally Hurme is quoted frequently in The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, The New York Times, Money, and other national media, and she has lectured worldwide on elder abuse and guardianship. She has written more than 20 law review articles on elder law topics, and she is the author of the award-winning series of Checklist books about elder law for consumers published by the American Bar Association and AARP.
A long-term member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Bar Association, and the Virginia and District of Columbia bars, Sally Hurme lives in Bridgewater, Virginia, and enjoys kayaking on the Shenandoah River with her grandchildren.

Professor First Name Sally
Professor Qualification JD
Professor Title Professor
Professor Last Name Hurme