Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, “2020 Census and COVID-19 — Be Safe, Be Counted!” Shana will address financial exploitation directed toward elder and special needs groups. An investigator from the Consumer Affairs Division of the Bergen and Passaic County Department of Public Safety will also speak on how to identify legitimate 2020 Census contacts and COVID-19 financial information. Hosted by the Ridgewood Public Library, they will then discuss the importance of participating in the U.S. Census.
When: Monday, April 27, 2020
Where: Zoom Meeting
About Shana Siegel
Shana concentrates her practice in the area of elder law, focusing on representing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families in connection with life care planning, public benefits, trust and estate planning, and long-term care advocacy.
As one of the few Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) in northern New Jersey to be certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), Shana has extensive experience in probate and estate administration, asset preservation, supplemental and special needs trusts, planning for disability, guardianship and estate litigation, resident rights, health care decision making, Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance appeals.
Shana has been involved in health and long-term care issues for over 25 years. She is a past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), where she regularly met with legislators and government officials on behalf of the elder law bar and their clients. In 2015, she was invited to join NAELA’s prestigious Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP).
Additionally, Shana is a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey State Bar Elder & Disability Law Section, and the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association. She is also active with the Long Term Living Association, several local chambers of commerce, and Jewish philanthropies.