Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. to Present at the 2017 Elder Law College

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. ( will present at the 2017 Elder Law College given by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on December 14, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza, located at 690 Route 46 East, Fairfield, New Jersey.

Mr. Vanarelli will provide an overview of the new laws governing guardianships in New Jersey and discuss the evolution of the laws over the past year. For additional information regarding this event, attorneys may contact the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) at 732-214-8500 or visit their website at

For additional information regarding guardianships, conservatorships and fiduciary services, as well as elder law and estate planning issues, contact Vanarelli & Li, LLC at 908-232-7400, or visit online at

The agenda for the 2017 Elder Law College program follows:

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Donald M. McHugh, Esq.,CELA, CAP
McHugh & Macri (East Hanover)
Speakers include:
Cathyanne Pisciotta, Esq.
Pisciotta & Menasha, LLC (North Brunswick)
Jonathan Bressman, Esq.
Law Office of Jonathan Bressman, LLC (Fairfield)
John W. Callinan, Esq., CELA
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Law Office of John W. Callinan (Wall)
Richard Angelo
Zager Fuchs, PC (Red Bank)
Linda Ershow-Levenberg, Esq., CELA
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC (Clark)
Lauren Marinaro, Esq.
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC (Clark)
Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq.
Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, NJ State Bar, Elder & Disability Law Section
Certified Elder Law Attorney, by the ABA-accredited National Elder Law Foundation
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Vanarelli & Li, LLC (Westfield)
Shirley B. Whitenack, Esq.
Immediate Past President, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Past Chair, NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP (Florham Park)
About the Program:

Elder Law Practice is one of the top growing areas of the law nationwide. If you are looking for an opportunity to earn CLE credit while brushing up on the latest in Estate Planning and other senior law matters,  this seminar is for you.

America is graying, and more attorneys are being asked to handle issues involving aging clients. This is a growing segment of the population and their issues are unique. In just one day, this novice level seminar will address these issues and provide you with the solid foundation and practical strategies that you need when handling elder law matters.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to learn from some of New Jersey’s most experience Elder Law practitioners!

This comprehensive one-day college will provide you with everything you need to confidently handle Elder Law matters in your practice, including:
Tax and estate planning strategies
Medicaid planning
Probate and guardianship mediation and litigation
Social security issues
Guardianships and conservatorships
Special needs trusts
The new waiver process under Managed Long Terms Services and Supports (MISTS)
Nursing home admissions, discharges and the protected rights of clients
Home care options
      ..and more!
CLE Credits:
NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.7 hours of total CLE credit.
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 6.7 credits (50 minute hour)
PA CLE: 5.5 substantive credits pending
NY CLE  6.5 professional practice credits
CPE: 6.5 taxation credits

Door Registration: $225

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Group Registrations:
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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: