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, “Medicaid and Benefits With an Elder Care Attorney in New Jersey,” hosted by the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, along with Debbie Schlossberg, the Chapter’s Patient Services Coordinator. Norris McLaughlin is proud to host a virtual Exhibitor booth.
Elder law attorneys are advocates for the elderly and their loved ones. Shana will address the wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person such as issues related to health care, long-term care planning, guardianship, retirement, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, and other important matters.
“Education and Resource Summit: Navigating the ALS Journey” is a three-day event, April 7-9, being held virtually via Zoom, for the ALS community, including pALS, caregivers, family members, and industry professionals. Other discussion topics will include:
When: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
5:00 pm – 6:00 p.m.
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, Shana 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 active with the Long Term Living Association, several local chambers of commerce, and Jewish philanthropies.