NAELA New York Chapter


New York NAELA is a community of attorneys who specialize in handling legal issues affecting people as they age and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities.

NAELA Updates

Practice Management During an Emergency

Read this NAELA News article along with the latest COVID-19 updates. Read More

Major COVID-19 Package Extends NAELA Priorities and More

Congress recently passed the CARES Act, a major package to address the impacts of COVID-19. Read More

NAELA Annual Conference in Seattle, Wash. Is Cancelled

Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, the NAELA Annual Conference scheduled for late April in Seattle, Washington, is cancelled. Read More

NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 National Writing Award

University of Richmond School of Law Professor and Former Students Receive John J. Regan Writing Award Read More

NAELA Supports SSA National Slam the Scam Day

NAELA supports the Social Security Administration’s National “Slam the Scam Day” on March 5, 2020, to raise public awareness of government imposter telephone scams across the country. Read More

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Donald D. Vanarelli, CELA, CAP

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Donald D. Vanarelli, CELA, CAP

Donald D. Vanarelli was lead counsel in Saccone v. Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, a precedent-setting Special Needs Trust case decided by the NJ Supreme Court and in In re Keri, a landmark NJ Supreme Court Guardianship case. The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli, provides a broad range of legal services for seniors, the disabled and their families, and families in conflict. We guide our clients through the complex areas of estate tax l...
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Judith D. Grimaldi, CELA, CAP

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Judith D. Grimaldi, CELA, CAP

Elder Law; Medicaid planning with a focus on helping to set up home care services; Estate planning with expertise in Trusts and Will; Estate Administration and settling estates and trust distributions; Special Needs Planning, working with families who have adult children with disabilities and require trusts or guardianship's.
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