Jacqueline (Jackie) Yarmo joined the Firm on January 2, 2024 as an Associate Attorney. She focuses her practice in the areas of elder law, guardianship, Medicaid applications for nursing care, Medicaid Fair hearings (appeals); special needs trust planning, and estate administration.
After graduating from Rutgers Law School cum laude, Jackie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Randal C. Chiocca in the Chancery Court of Passaic County. Jackie has had additional experience in a variety of settings where she was helping people solve critical concerns involving aging and special needs. These included the Rutgers Law School Education and Health Law Clinic; the Jewish Association Serving the Aging Community Guardian Program (New York City); Central Jersey Legal Services; the Newark Housing Rights Coalition; Law Office of Sharon Rivenson Mark Esq.; and Mandelbaum Barrett, PC. A passionate advocate, she was deeply involved in the Verona Schools Community Association and Music Parents Association as well.
Jackie received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston Conservatory. She is passionate about her chosen elder law field. In addition to practicing law, Jackie enjoys gardening, skiing, and hiking with her family.
Jackie enjoys doing speaking engagements for community groups about elder law topics. This past year she gave the following Speaking Engagements:
– Hot Topics in Elder Law Speaker Series: “Myths and Misconceptions in Estate and Medicaid Planning,” March 8, 2023.
– Hot Topics in Elder Law Speaker Series: “Legacies Instead of Litigation – Tips to Stay Out of Court for the Aging Population,” April 18, 2023.