Lauren S. Marinaro strives to be a champion of the rights of the elderly and disabled. She is a Partner at the Firm, focusing on Elder and Disability Law matters including Estate Planning, Legal Guardianship, Medicaid Asset Preservation Planning, Medicaid Fair Hearings, Estate Administration and Estate and Fiduciary Litigation. She has been in practice since 2006. In 2007, Lauren became the first person in the country to earn an L.L.M. (Masters of Law and Letters) in Elder Law, from the University of Kansas. Lauren earned her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Public Affairs and Politics from Rutgers University and her J.D. from the University of Kansas. She is a popular speaker, who enjoys speaking at community, County and New Jersey State Bar events on a wide variety of elder and disability law topics, including Medicaid home and community-based services, powers of attorney, and surrogate decision making for mental health.