Robert F. Brogan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Brick, NJ

Brogan Law Group
 | 74 Brick Boulevard, Bldg. 2, Suite 203
Brick, NJ 08723
Phone: 732-701-9999
Fax: 732-701-1492
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)


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    Attorney Profile

    Bob Brogan is President of the Brogan Law Group, a boutique practice focused exclusively on elder law, special needs planning and asset protection.  Bob primarily concentrates on Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning, Asset Protection, as well as Estate & Trust Planning and Administration. Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the ABA-accredited National Elder Law Foundation, Bob has held leadership positions in the Elder and Special Needs field at the National and State level. 

    Bob presently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only national consortium of attorneys dedicated to special needs and disability law and serves as Co-Chair of the SNA's Public Policy Committee.  Bob served as a Director on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).  Bob also served as Chapter President of NJNAELA.  He was Chair of the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  Bob is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP), an invitation-only Council comprised of innovators in the profession guiding the future of Elder and Special Needs Law.  Bob served as Chair of the Ocean County Bar Association Elder Law Committee.  He is admitted to practice in the Superior Courts of New Jersey, the Federal District Court of New Jersey and the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.    

    Bob has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine's 2008 through 2021 Editions, and has received an A-V Preeminent Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  He Co-Chaired the SNA Public Policy Committee, served on the Public Policy Steering Committee of NAELA, and was selected by the NAELA President to Chair the ABLE Act Task Force.  The New Jersey State Bar Association has twice awarded him the Legislative Service Award for his lobbying efforts in the fields of elder law and special needs. Bob was an adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.

    Bob regularly lectures to other attorneys at the state and national level regarding Medicaid planning, planning for people with special needs, asset protection, and the policy impact of healthcare issues on seniors and those with special needs.  He has lobbied for positive legislative and regulatory developments on behalf of seniors and those with special needs at the state, Congressional and Presidential level.  He is the author of articles published by New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Suffolk University School of Law, National Business Institute, the Special Needs Alliance and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

    Bob received his B.A., with high honors in journalism, from Rutgers College, where he was also an Eagleton Institute Associate in the political science department. He received his J.D. from Rutgers Law School, where he participated in the Rutgers Elder Law Clinic, providing representation to impoverished seniors in Camden County.  Bob obtained his LL.M in Taxation from the Graduate Tax Program at the Charles Widger School of Law at Villanova. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William H. Huber, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division, General Equity Part, of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Toms River.  Bob's proudest accomplishment is his role as the happily married father of eight wonderful home-schooled children.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Elder Law
    • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021

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    About Robert Brogan

    Admitted: 1994, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage:


    • Rabbi Jacob Unger Talmudic Law Award, Rutgers School of Law Camden, 1994
    • Outstanding Chapter Member Award, NJNAELA, 2013
    • AV Rated, Martindalle Hubbell, 2011
    • Attorney-of-the-Month, Attorney-at-Law Magazine, Central Jersey Premiere Issue, 2013
    • Legislative Advocacy Award, New Jersey State Bar Association
    •, Pre-Eminent A-V Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2011

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the American Bar Association Approved National Elder Law Foundation

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Director on the Board of Directors, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2006
    • Past Chair, Ocean County Bar Association's Elder Law Section
    •  Member, Ocean County Bar Association
    • Director on the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance, 2015
    • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Chapter President of NJNAELA, 2012
    • Secretary, Special Needs Alliance, 2020
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Chair of the Elder & Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association., 2009

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Counsel, Monmouth Ocean Development Council's Education Foundation Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Be An Advocate, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, 2003
    • Author & Lecturer, Annuities, New Jersey ICLE, 2006
    • Author and Presenter, Medicaid Planning Techniques After Passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, NJ ICLE, 2006
    • Co-Presenter, A Case Study in Community Medicaid and Waiver Programs, NJ ICLE, 2002
    • Presenter/Moderator, Navigating the Medicaid Maze, NJ ICLE, 2008
    • Moderated panel presentation on Protecting Seniors from Abuse, Moderator, NJ ICLE, 2003
    • Co-Author and Co-Presenter for Medicaid Planning in Guardianships, NJ ICLE, 2004
    • Presenter, Panel discussing Medicaid Planning strategies after passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, Suffolk University School of Law, 2006
    • Impact of the pending Medicaid Reform Legislation and need for political response to Congressional activity, NJ ICLE, 2005
    • Adjunct Professor of Law, Law and Aging, Georgetown Law Center, 2014


    • Lecturer:  What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements, Expert Lecturer, National Academy Of Continuing Legal Education, 2011
    • On behalf of NBI, I lectured on IRA Trusts, with my presentation focused on new and upcoming developments, avoiding pitfalls and ethics., IRA Trusts: Rules and Mistakes, NBI (National Business Institute, 2016


    • Co-Editor of the weekly eBulletin Newsletter for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, providing a synopsis of relevant cases and trends in Elder and Disability Law to over 5000 attorneys across the country, 2007

    Educational Background:

    • Rutgers College, B.A., with high honors in journalism, 1994
    • LL.M. in Taxation from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, 2019

    Industry Groups

    • Council Of Advanced Practitioners (in Elder Law)
    • NAELA
    • Special Needs Alliance
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    Office Location for Robert F. Brogan

    74 Brick Boulevard
    Bldg. 2, Suite 203
    Brick, NJ 08723

    Phone: 732-701-9999

    Fax: 732-701-1492

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