Oscar Straus III, Esq. provides an introduction to life-planning documents, including wills, healthcare proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Oscar S. Straus III, Esq., former Director of the Volunteers of Legal Service, Inc. Elderly Project is a graduate of the University of Arizona and Brooklyn Law School. Prior to that, he was an adjunct clinical instructor at Brooklyn Law School, as well as a staff attorney and then Director/Managing Attorney of BLS Legal Services Corp.’s Senior Citizen Law Office. Mr. Straus has specialized in providing legal services to low-income and indigent seniors in New York City throughout his legal career and continues to do so as a volunteer attorney with the City Bar Justice Center’s Elderlaw Project. Mr. Straus serves on the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee of the New York City Bar Association and is a past member of its Housing Court Public Service Projects Committee. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Elderlaw Section. Presented by the City Bar Justice Center. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.