Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP
Shirley Berger Whitenack, CAP, Fellow

220 Park AVE
PO Box 991
Florham Park, NJ 07932-0991

Additional Locations

Extra Locations
115 West Century Rd, Ste 100 Paramus, NJ 07652-1431


CAPsules: Accessing Protected Health Information Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule - 11/07/2017
Book Review: Special Needs Trusts Handbook - 07/26/2017
The Guardianship SIG at Work: Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act Approved by the Uniform Law Commission - 07/25/2017
Prepare For and Deliver Effective Oral Argument - 07/24/2017
Prepare For and Deliver Effective Oral Argument - 06/07/2017
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: Get Ready for 2016 - 03/13/2017
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: Policy Initiatives Introduced at WHCoA - 03/10/2017
PRACTICE SUCCESS: Mediation-A Possible Option for the Dispute Involving Your Client - 03/10/2017
NAELA’s 2014 Delegation to Iceland Studies Rights, Representation, and Support for Seniors - 03/07/2017
The Changing Landscape of Laws Governing the Aging Population in Ireland - 03/02/2017
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: Membership Has Its Advantages - 02/28/2017
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE My Year as NAELA’s 28th President - 02/24/2017
Call For NAELA Board of Directors Nominations: You Can Make a Difference - 02/23/2017
Guardianships During COVID-19: Perspectives From NAELA Practitioners - 10/14/2020
Directed Trusts: A Primer on the Bifurcation of Trust Powers, Duties, and Liabilities in Special Nee - 08/20/2019
The Fiduciary Pitfalls of Managing Special Needs Trusts That Own Real Estate - 04/07/2017

Professional Information

About the Practice
Shirley B. Whitenack focuses her practice on elder law, special needs planning and advocacy, probate, estate and trust litigation and estate planning and administration. Ms. Whitenack is nationally recognized in her areas of concentration. She is a past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), is a NAELA Fellow and a member of NAELA's Council of Advanced Practitioners. The recipient of numerous awards, she is quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, AARP Bulletin, Money Magazine and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine. In 2011, she was recognized by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of NJ in a Joint Resolution for service to those with special needs. In 2019, she received the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's Medal of Honor. She serves as a mediator in probate and guardianship matters.
Professional Biography
Ms. Whitenack is a partner at Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP with offices in Florham Park and Paramus, New Jersey. Ms. Whitenack devotes a substantial portion of her practice to trust and estate litigation and elder and special needs law. Ms. Whitenack is a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), is a past President and is a member of NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP).

Chapter Membership

New Jersey Chapter


Advocacy/Litigation Section Membership
Council of Advanced Practitioners
Guardianship/Capacity Section Membership

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