Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg LLC
Elder and Disability Law Attorneys
60 Walnut Avenue
Clark, New Jersey 07066

Call Us at 732 382-6070
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 Linda Ershow-Levenberg


Elder Law
Medicaid and Nursing Care
Special Needs Trusts
Guardianship
Estate & Trust Planning

Certified Elder Law Attorney   (C.E.L.A.)*

Veterans Compensation:
Claims, Benefits, Appeals

  Compensation Disability
  Service-Connected Injury
Accredited Veterans Attorney

Union County Bar
New Jersey State Bar

Super Lawyers
Elder Law 2007-2015
Top 50 Women Lawyers

Legal News & Insights from Linda  

Book Best Practices for Long-Term Planning and Nursing Home Protection :
Leading Lawyers on Understanding the Long-Term Care Needs of Elderly Clients (Inside the Minds series from Thomson Reuters)
Book LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Jersey Elder Law 2016 Edition: Task-oriented practical guidance in New Jersey and federal law that impacts elder law practices.
Court Approval of Medicaid Spend-Down Plan by Guardians Downloadable PDF : The Keri decision on the utilization of Medicaid spend-down gifting plans for individuals who are entering or living in nursing homes.
Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning : Property transfer. Medicaid basic rules, forms of ownership. Income and estate planning.
Medicaid Basic Rules : Following the basic rules of Medicaid, a person can apply for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care or care in the home. The application process can be complex.

 

Linda Ershow-Levenberg is the managing Attorney of the Firm. She represents seniors, people with disabilities, and those who care for them, by securing access to government benefits and planning for life-long family care & asset protection. Her tool kit includes estate planning, special needs trusts, litigation, guardianship, veteran's law and veteran-related issues, and Medicaid applications & appeals. Each case gets individualized personal attention from a team at the Firm.

Linda has been certified in Elder Law (C.E.L.A.)* by the National Elder Law Foundation since 1999, is the past chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder & Disability Law Section, and is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners (C.A.P.) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), as well as a VA-accredited claims attorney.

Linda has served as a mentor to other attorneys throughout her career, and since 1997 has been a frequent lecturer on elder and special needs disability law to attorneys, other professionals, and the general public, through the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE); Rutgers Law School Institute for Professional Education (IPE); and other organizations.

Along with practicing law, Linda is always volunteering. She has been hosting Douglass Residential College (Rutgers University) externs annually since 1988. She coached teams for Princeton Moot Court competitions, and judges high school Mock Trial Competitions. She is a mentor to members of the NJ elder law bar and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Linda has been assisting people through the Darfur Refugee Resettlement Project, serves on the board of the Grotta Fund for Senior Care and YM-YWHA of Union County, and is an avid folk music singer/songwriter.

Linda earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Douglass College (Rutgers University), Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from Rutgers University Law School-Newark.

She and her husband David Levenberg received the YM-YWHA of Union County Community Leadership Award in 2013. They have four children.

Rated by SuperLawyers

The Compassionate Lawyer
"Linda Ershow-Levenberg has made a career of helping the elderly...Her career, community service, and her personal and family life are all fueled by a passion for making things better"

- New Jersey Super Lawyers

Preserving the Primary Residence Downloadable PDF - The Minefield of Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning , Experience, Volume 24, Number 2, 2014, by the American Bar Association

Elder Law News You Can Use (Linda's Blog)

Person under Guardianship still has the right to vote November 8, 2016

The NJ Estate tax may be going away, but you can still do important planning with a Will October 18, 2016

New Jersey’s Medicaid agencies are imposing extra unpublished requirements for “caregiver child” house transfers September 20, 2016