21st Annual Elder and Disability Law Symposium

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section

Format/Skill Level: Meeting

Location: APA Hotel Woodbridge, 120 S. Wood Ave Iselin, NJ 08830

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. (http://VanarelliLaw.com/) will present at the 21st Annual Elder and Disability Law Symposium given by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on December 18, 2019 at APA Hotel Woodbridge, located at 120 S. Wood Avenue,  Iselin, New Jersey 08830.

Mr. Vanarelli will discuss “What Every Elder and Disability Attorney Should Know About Medicare and the Social Security Administration.” Mr. Vanarelli was formerly employed by the Social Security Administration as a Social Security Claims Representative (SSA-CR). As a former SSA-CR, Mr. Vanarelli has years of experience adjudicating claims for Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare and Medicaid benefits.

For additional information about this event, readers may contact the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) at 732-214-8500 or visit their website at http://www.njicle.com/.

For additional information about elder and disability law, Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid, contact Vanarelli & Li, LLC at 908-232-7400, or visit online at http://VanarelliLaw.com/.

General Tuition: $255
Special Discount for
Government Attorneys
NJSBA Member Rate: $204
NJSBA Section Member Rate: $191


Crystal West Edwards, Esq., CELA
Past President, NJ Chapter of the National Academy of
Elder Law Attorneys
Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C., Morristown
Gary Mazart, Esq.
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP, Florham Park, Paramus and Sparta

Speakers include:

Melissa Abu-Adas, Esq.
Brogan Law Group, Brick
Beth Barnhard, Esq., CELA
Stark & Stark, Lawrenceville
John W. Callinan, Esq., CELA
Law Offices of John W. Callinan, Wall
Linda Ershow-Levenberg, Esq.,CELA
Fink, Rosner, Ershow-Levenberg, LLC, Clark
Richard H. Greenberg, Esq.
Past Chair, NJSBA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
Past Chair, NJSBA Taxation Section
2011 Clapp Laureate
Greenberg & Schulman, Attorneys at Law, Woodbridge
Daniel Jurkovic, Esq., CELA
Law Office of Daniel Jurkovic, PC, Rutherford
Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
Fink, Rosner, Ershow-Levenberg, LLC, Clark
Sharon Rivenson Mark, Esq., CELA, CAP
Law Office of Sharon Rivenson Mark, PC, Jersey City
Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq.
Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, NJ State Bar, Elder and Disability Law Section
Certified Elder Law Attorney by the ABA-accredited National Elder Law Foundation      Accredited Veterans Attorney
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Vanarelli & Li, LLC (Westfield)

About The Program: 

NJICLE’s Annual Elder and Disability Law Symposium is a unique program for truly every Elder and Disability Law attorney.

The program will begin with an update on the laws involved in this practice area, including the Medical Aid in Dying Act. After you get the latest on the law, you’ll have the opportunity to select from a series of “no-fluff” workshops geared to your specific level of practice, featuring segments for novice, intermediate and seasoned practitioners. Led by experienced practitioners, each workshop will provide essential information and key practice tips on handling government benefits planning, as well as the financial, medical and long-term care management of the elder and disabled client. The program will conclude with an essential primer on the ethics of Elder and Disability Law.

Register today and look forward to the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from the elder and disability law bar.

You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy a networking luncheon with your colleagues, take home an information-packed seminar handbook, and earn CLE credits.

Register today to attend one of New Jersey’s most important elder & disability law events, featuring top experts and topics, like:

• Elder and Disability Law Update
• Fiduciary Powers: How to appoint, direct and control
• Unpacking the Enrollment and Eligibility Processes of the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities
• Income Taxation of Trusts
• Medicaid Programs and Applications from A to Z
• What Every Elder and Disability Attorney Should Know About Medicare and the Social Security Administration
• The Do’s and Don’ts of Administrative Appeals and When to Pursue Federal Remedies
• Closing Plenary: Elements of the Case: A Primer on Ethical Considerations in the Elder and Disability Practice

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About Donald D. Vanarelli

Recipient of the Marilyn Askin Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Elder and Disability Law Section, Donald D. Vanarelli is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, and a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Vanarelli is also an Accredited Veterans Attorney and an Accredited Professional Mediator. He has successfully litigated cases in New Jersey’s Supreme Court and in federal court. Mr. Vanarelli represents seniors, the disabled and their families in estate planning, financing long-term medical care, nursing home issues, qualifying for Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid and other public benefits, special needs planning, and litigation, including probate, elder abuse and guardianship lawsuits.

About Vanarelli & Li, LLC

Located in Westfield, New Jersey, the firm provides a broad range of legal services for seniors, the disabled and their families. The law firm guides clients through complex legal areas including public benefits planning, trial advocacy and court procedures, the administrative process, as well as estate and gift tax laws.

Contact: Ginny Morrissey, Vanarelli & Li, LLC, Tel: 908-232-7400, Email: gmorrissey@VanarellilLaw.com