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Susan H. Levin, Esq.

246 Walnut St Ste 201
Newton, MA 02460-1639
(617) 964-7000
Fax: (617) 964-4025
Services Offered:
Elder Law Attorney
Susan H. Levin, Esq. serves MA
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    About My Business
    The Elder and Disability Law section of Rosenberg, Freedman & Lee LLP consists of a team of six experienced attorneys and four paralegals who concentrate in the special laws affecting elders and persons with disabilities. Comprehensively addressing a client's personal, medical, residential and other special needs requires the best use of public benefits as well as the client's own resources, personal as well as financial. We are uniquely situated to assess a client's situation and make recommendations taking into account the laws affecting government benefits, as well as income and estate tax.
    About My Services
    • Estate Planning for individuals and couples regardless of age or wealth
    • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies
    • Medicaid Planning
    • MassHealth Applications for nursing home coverage
    • MassHealth Applications for care at home through the Frail Elder Waiver or Personal Care Attendant Services programs
    • Estate and Trust Administration
    • Guardianship and Conservatorship
    • Special Needs Trusts: preparation, planning and administration
    • Social Security Disability benefit applications and advocacy
    • Review of contracts for Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Residences.
    • Planning for Incapacity
    • Advice about Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefits
    • Advice about structuring an accident settlement to avoid interference with disability benefits.
    Experience And Credentials
    Attorney Susan H. Levin, a partner at Rosenberg, Freedman & Lee LLP practices exclusively in the areas of Medicaid, elder law, estate planning and probate. She is the author of the chapter, “Medicaid and Resource Planning,” in Estate Planning for the Aging and Incapacitated Client in Massachusetts, (MCLE, 1998 - 2011). She also co-authored “Medicaid: Strategies for Resource Planning” for the Elder Law Portfolio Series, Portfolio 14, Aspen Law & Business, (December 2000). As one of the first attorneys in Massachusetts to specialize in elder law in 1983, she has provided training through lectures, course materials and articles to many of the other Massachusetts attorneys now practicing elder law.

    On October 15, 2012, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Susan H. Levin among its "2012 Top Women of Law" honorees. According to the announcement, "this award celebrates legal educators, trailblazers and role models who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in their chosen fields."

    Attorney Levin has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of elder law, from 2008-2013. In November 2006 and 2007, she was named in the top 100 “Super Lawyers” and top 50 women lawyers in Massachusetts, as well as being named a “Super Lawyer” in the Elder Law area of practice annually from 2004 - 2013, as published in Boston Magazine.

    As a long-time member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), she has played an instrumental role in the drafting of state legislation, regulations and policy affecting elders in Massachusetts. In 1999 and 2002, The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys chose her as Outstanding Chapter member. Attorney Levin is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Probate Section.

    Prior to entering private practice in 1987, she was Director of the Senior Citizens Law and Advocacy Project of the Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts. She received her law degree from Boston University School of Law.
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