Professional Members

Julieanne E. Steinbacher
Steinbacher & Stahl
413 Washington Boulevard
Williamsport, PA 17701

*Certified Elder Law Attorney

Julieanne is the founding shareholder of Steinbacher & Stahl. She graduated summa cum laude from King’s College, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Gerontology.  She graduated from law school magna cum laude, receiving her degree from Widener University School of Law. more

Michelle D. Beneski 
Surprenant & Beneski, P.C.
35 Arnold Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Ph: (508) 994-5200

I am a partner at the family owned and operated law firm Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. with locations in New Bedford, Hyannis and Brockton, Massachusetts. I love helping families solve complex problems. more

Karol A. Bisbee 
Law Office of Karol Bisbee, P.C.
2 Main St, Suite 350
Stoneham, MA 02180
Ph: (781) 438-6060

Karol Bisbee is an Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney. She is a sole practitioner with offices in Stoneham and North Andover, Massachusetts. Prior to entering the legal profession she spent more than twenty years in healthcare more

Michael L. Brumbaugh 
The Law Offices of
Michael L. Brumbaugh
310 East Boalt Street, Suite E
Sandusky, OH 44870
Ph: (440) 888-8130 or
(419) 626-0684

J. Randall (“Randy”) Clinkscales 
Clinkscales Elder Law Practice
2604 General Hays Road, #B
Hays, Kansas 67601
Ph: (785) 625-8040
Randy Clinkscales founded Clinkscales Elder Law Practice in 1985. He is a 1980 graduate of Washburn Law School and has represented clients at the administrative,  more
Thorpe A. Facer 
Facer Law Office 
2704 Boulder Rd, Suite D
Urbana, IL 61802
Ph: (217) 337-1111
Fiona Van Dyck
Van Dyck Law, LLC
Princeton Gateway Corporate Campus
707 State Road, Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
Ph: (609) 580-1044 
Fiona Van Dyck has over 20 years of experience practicing law in a variety of diverse settings, including four years as a partner in the Princeton firm of Bryant Van Dyck LLC. As the founding attorney of Van Dyck Law, she dedicates her practice more
Janis A. Carney 
Carney, Sugai & Sudweeks,LLP
750 University Ave, Suite 140
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Ph: (408) 354-0200
Founding partner Janis Carney attended law school in her late 30s as a wife and mother of two and after watching both of her parents pass away. This background gave Janis a natural understanding of the importance of protecting families and estate planning. more

James (“Jim”) P. Shields 
The Elder Law Offices of
Shields & Boris
109 VIP Drive, Suite 200
Wexford, PA 15090
Ph: (724) 934-5044 or (412) 760-1628

Jim Shields, a Pittsburgh Attorney, has co-authored several books and booklets including:  The Truth About Revocable Living Trusts and Estate Planning: The Consumer’s Guide to Estate Planning, more
Susana Lannik
Lannik Law, LLC
1320 Centre Street, Suite 305
Newton Center, Massachusetts 02459
Ph: (617) 658-2980
Susana is the founder of Lannik Law, LLC.   She graduated from New York University, receiving a Bachelor’s degree, followed by a Master’s in Art History from Boston University Graduate School.  She graduated from Suffolk University School of Law more

Beth Ann Lawson 
Carrell Blanton 
Attorneys At Law
780 Lynnhaven Parkway, Ste. 240
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Ph: (757) 689-8668


Beth Ann R. Lawson is a member attorney at Carrell Blanton. She assists seniors, baby boomers and families with asset protection; Medicaid and Veteran’s Aid and Attendance; estate planning, guardianships, special needs trusts and estate administration. more
Nathan Ziegler
Law Office of Nathan Ziegler & Associates
12002 Trafalgar, Suite 202
Lubbock, Texas 79424
Ph: (806)765-8801
Nathan Ziegler grew up in Lubbock. He holds both undergraduate and law degrees from Texas Tech University. Nathan received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1998. Formerly a Lubbock County Commissioner, Nathan also served as  more
Margaret Madison Phelan
Margaret Madison Phelan P.S.
502 East McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663
I’m Margaret Madison Phelan. Back in 1993, the Medicaid laws were changing rapidly and I was the first attorney in Clark County, WA to present to Medicaid one of the new trusts under a new law called OBRA ’93. more<
Richard & Dana Vouga 
Vouga Elder Law, LLC
1819 Clarkson Road, Suite 200
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Ph: (636) 394-0009
Rick Vouga grew up in Frontenac, Missouri and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in 1972 and his Juris Doctor Degree in 1975 from Washington University more
Paul J. Stano 
Stano Law
6650 Pearl Road, Second Floor
Parma Heights, OH 44130
Ph: (440) 888-6448
I’m Attorney Paul Stano. Elder Law is my commitment to my father, who passed away last year. He was a state senator, and his view during his political career was that middle-class Americans needed a champion.more
Terri Hilliard Olson
Terri E. Hilliard PC
2660 Townsgate Rd., Suite 515
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Ph: (805) 778-0111
As head of her own firm and a partner in the Eldercare and Special Needs Law Center, Terri Hilliard Olson, Esq., draws upon her vast experience and easy communication style more
Timothy Jarvis 
Jarvis Law Office, LLC
904 N. Columbus Street
Lancaster, OH 43130
Ph: (740) 653-3450
I’m Elder Law Attorney Tim Jarvis.  I know from personal experience the mental, emotional, and financial hardships that go hand in hand with the issues seniors face.  more

Dennis J. Toman 
The Elderlaw Firm
301 North Elm Street, Suite 707
Greensboro, NC 27401
Ph: (336) 378-1122

Dennis J. Toman is the founder and owner of the Elderlaw Firm, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (BBS in Accounting, 1981) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School (J.D., 1984). more

Do you need to talk to a Long Term Care and Elder Care expert?

Almost all of us can benefit from a consultation with an expert in Long Term Care/Elder Care called a Geriatric Care Manger (GCM) and the best time to talk with that expert is before something happens. We can arrange for you to speak with a GCM by phone or in person.