Gene Osofsky, the founder of Osofsky Law, practices in the fields of elder law, trust administration, asset preservation, long-term care planning, estate planning, Medi-Cal planning, special-needs planning and similar areas. He realizes the challenges that seniors and their families in the Bay Area face when it comes to preparing for the future and enjoys helping them find solutions for their special legal concerns.
After his graduation from the UCLA School of Law, Mr. Osofsky received his license to practice before the California Supreme Court and Federal Courts and, later, before the United States Supreme Court. For many years he was a Certified Family Law Specialist under designation by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and in that capacity litigated numerous cases to judgment. He also belongs to a number of professional organizations, such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; the Estate Planning LRS panel of California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform; and the Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section of the California State Bar.
As a respected author in the legal field, Mr. Osofsky has co-authored "The Consumer's Guide to Medi-Cal Planning" and is a contributing author to the trusted legal resource "Planning, Drafting and Administration of Special Needs Trusts" a kind of bible on the subject for California attorneys. He also contributed to "The CPA's Guide to Long-Term Care Planning" and provided consultation for the book "Mom Minus Dad", which gives advice to adult children of widows and widowers. He often speaks on the topics of elder and disability law and regularly participates in continuing education to stay abreast of the latest legal developments. He authors a regular column on senior issues in two local newspapers.
Mr. Osofsky is a former VISTA Volunteer and former volunteer making meals for the homeless at the Berkeley Men's Shelter. He has been honored with a community service award by the Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and has received the Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services. He spends his free time reading nonfiction while exercising at the gym.
Admitted 1970, California
Professional Webpage: www.LawyerForSeniors.com
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