Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg LLC
Elder and Disability Law Attorneys
60 Walnut Avenue
Clark, New Jersey 07066

Call Us at 732 382-6070

 Linda Ershow-Levenberg

Elder Law
Medicaid and Nursing Care
Special Needs Trusts
Estate & Trust Planning
Medicaid Applications

Certified Elder Law Attorney   (C.E.L.A.)*

Union County Bar
New Jersey State Bar

Rated by
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Elder Law 2007-2017
Top 50 Women Lawyers

Legal News & Insights from Linda  

Book Best Practices for Long-Term Planning and Nursing Home Protection :
Leading Lawyers on Understanding the Long-Term Care Needs of Elderly Clients (Inside the Minds series from Thomson Reuters)
New Jersey Elder Law Practice Guide LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Jersey Elder Law 2017 Edition: Task-oriented practical guidance in New Jersey and federal law that impacts elder law practices.
Court Approval of Medicaid Spend-Down Plan by Guardians Downloadable PDF : The Keri decision on the utilization of Medicaid spend-down gifting plans for individuals who are entering or living in nursing homes.
Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning : Property transfer. Medicaid basic rules, forms of ownership. Income and estate planning.
Medicaid Basic Rules : Following the basic rules of Medicaid, a person can apply for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care or care in the home. The application process can be complex.
Speakers Bureau: Learn more about speaking engagements with Linda or one of our other attorneys.


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.

Rated by SuperLawyers

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 Downloadable PDF - The Minefield of Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning , Experience, Volume 24, Number 2, 2014, by the American Bar Association

Elder Law News You Can Use (Linda's Blog)

Once appointed, Guardian should inform third parties January 2, 2018

The Landscape has changed for Guardianship in New Jersey June 6, 2017

New SEC rule could protect vulnerable adults from exploitation May 22, 2017