Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. will be speaking at the 2015 First Annual End Of Life Conference

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Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. will be speaking at the “First Annual End Of Life Conference: Legal and Practical Issues in Advance Care Planning” presented by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the NJ Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ

This program, the first of its kind in New Jersey, is interdisciplinary in scope, bringing medical and legal experts together to discuss advance health care planning.  Lawyers, in the best situation to provide clients with counselling and advice about advance care planning, will discuss the legal tools available in New Jersey to achieve clients’ advance health care planning goals, including Advance Medical Directives, Durable Powers of Attorney, Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, and Do Not Resuscitate Orders. After reviewing end of life issues in New Jersey, medical experts will discuss the use of the legal tools in real-life situations and advise lawyers on improving existing legal tools and creating new tools that will be more effective in accomplishing client goals in the face of medical challenges.

About Donald D. Vanarelli

Donald D. Vanarelli is a Certified Elder Law the National Elder Law Foundation, an ABA-certifying organization, 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. In 2015, Mr. Vanarelli was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association, Elder and Disability Law Section.  The Lifetime Achievement Award, the Elder and Disability Law Section’s highest honor, is bestowed on an attorney with an established history of distinguished service who has made significant contributions in the field of elder and disability law throughout his or her career. Mr. Vanarelli represents seniors and disabled persons 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 The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli

The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli, located in Westfield, New Jersey, 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. Call 908-232-7400 or e-mail for an appointment.

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