Linda S. Ershow-Levenberg

Linda S. Ershow-Levenberg: Attorney with Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC AV stamp icon
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Biography

Linda Ershow-Levenberg is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, past chairman of the N.J. State Bar Association's Elder and Disability Law Section, member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and past chairman of the Union County Bar Association's Elder Law Committee.

She is the co-author of the "Lexis-Nexis Practice Guide: New Jersey Elder Law," initially published in 2008 with annual updates, and is a frequent lecturer and writer on elder law issues. She argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court in the case of In re Keri, a seminal case confirming the validity of Medicaid planning by guardians. Ershow-Levenberg has been recognized annually since 2007 by N.J. Super Lawyers, Inc., for her expertise in her field.

Her practice concentrates in planning as well as litigation in all areas of elder law, including Medicaid applications, guardianships, special needs trusts, Social Security disability appeals, veteran's compensation appeals and estate and trust planning and administration.

Speaking Engagements: NJ/ICLE Elder Law Retreat lecture, April 28-29 2011; NJ Bar Center, New Brunswick - The Medicare-Medicaid Maze, March 3, 2011; Rutgers School of Law, Newark CLE - Elder Law 101, February 25, 2011; Seton Hall Law School - Student Health Law Career Day, October 22, 2010; Medicaid Hot Topics, Sophisticated Elder Law Seminar, ICLE, Oct 20, 2010; Case Law Update, NJ Elder Law Retreat, April 2010. Awards & Recognition: NJ SuperLawyers magazine Cover Feature, "The Compassionate Lawyer"; Obtains reversal of Medicaid denial: Estate of M.M. vs Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services & Union County Board of Social Services, HMA 13911-08, May 2009 and P.K. vs DMAHS; 2008 - 2011 NJ SuperLawyers choice for inclusion in "Top 50 Women Lawyers"; 2007 - 1011, NJ SuperLawyers choice for peer recognition in Elder Law; Appreciation Award - Guardianship Association of New Jersey (GANJI) - For her successful argument before the NJ Supreme Court on behalf of amicus curiae NJ Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys in re Keri, the seminal case on Medicaid planning by Guardians. Publications: Inside the Minds: Best Practices for Long Term Care Planning & Nursing Home Protection - Aspatore Books, March 2011; LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Elder Law 2011; Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law, NJ Lawyer Magazine, August 2010. Employment: Deputy Attorney General, NJ Division of Law, Professional Boards Section (1985-1995); Law Clerk, Hon . Lawrence Lasser (dec'd), Chief Judge, NJ Tax Court (1984-1985).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Elder Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Probate
  • Estate and Trust Planning
  • Veterans Compensation and Pension Benefits

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Douglass College of Rutgers University, B.A.
Law School Attended:
Rutgers University Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1984
Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1984, New Jersey
Memberships:
Union County Bar Association (Chairman, Elder Law Section); New Jersey State Bar Association (Member, Elder Law Committee); National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); National Elder Law Foundation (Certified in Elder-Law); National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives (NOSSCR).
Languages:
Greek and American Sign Language (Asl) and Urdu and Conversational Hindi and Punjabi and Yiddish
Birth Information:
Newark, New Jersey, April 7, 1954
ISLN:
907571535

Peer Reviews

Clark, New Jersey

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