Linda Ershow-Levenberg is the managing Attorney of the Firm. She represents seniors, people with disabilities, and those who care for them, by securing access to government benefits and planning for life-long family care & asset protection. Her tool kit includes estate planning, special needs trusts, litigation, guardianship, and Medicaid applications & appeals. Each case gets individualized personal attention from a team at the Firm.
Linda has been certified in Elder Law (C.E.L.A.)* by the National Elder Law Foundation since 1999, is the past chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder & Disability Law Section, and is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners (C.A.P.) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), as well as a VA-accredited claims attorney.
Linda has served as a mentor to other attorneys throughout her career, and since 1997 has been a frequent lecturer on elder and special needs disability law to attorneys, other professionals, and the general public, through the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE); Rutgers Law School Institute for Professional Education (IPE); and other organizations.
Along with practicing law, Linda is always volunteering. She has been hosting Douglass Residential College (Rutgers University) externs annually since 1988. She coached teams for Princeton Moot Court competitions, and judges high school Mock Trial Competitions. She is a mentor to members of the NJ elder law bar and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Linda has been assisting people through the Darfur Refugee Resettlement Project, serves on the board of the Grotta Fund for Senior Care and YM-YWHA of Union County, and is an avid folk music singer/songwriter.
Linda earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Douglass College (Rutgers University), Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from Rutgers University Law School-Newark.
She and her husband David Levenberg received the YM-YWHA of Union County Community Leadership Award in 2013. They have four children.
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Union County Bar New Jersey State Bar
Top 50 Women Lawyers
The Compassionate Lawyer
“Linda Ershow-Levenberg has made a career of helping the elderly…Her career, community service, and her personal and family life are all fueled by a passion for making things better”
– New Jersey Super Lawyers
Preserving the Primary Residence
The Minefield of Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning , Experience, Volume 24, Number 2, 2014, by the American Bar Association