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Julieanne E. Steinbacher

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Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Williamsport, PA

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak
413 Washington Blvd
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-322-2077
Fax: 570-322-2119
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Elder Law, Business/Corporate, Estate Planning & Probate, Military/Veterans Law, Tax: Consumer, Tax: Business
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Favorite Quote:

“It’s not enough for a great nation to have added new years to life. Our objective must be to add new life to years.”

—John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Thirty-Fifth President of the United States

Julieanne is a shareholder of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak. She graduated summa cum laude from King’s College, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Gerontology. She graduated from law school magna cum laude, receiving her degree from Widener University School of Law. A significant portion of her elder law practice focuses on estate and long-term care planning. As an attorney, her goal is to provide a bridge between legal services and the aging network. Much of her planning involves drafting and funding trusts. She also advises trustees who are administrating trusts.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Julieanne was employed by AARP and as a social worker at Valley View Nursing Facility. She has extensive lecturing experience as a speaker for Pennsylvania State University Tax Institutes and Tax Week, PICPA-Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Tax Practitioners-PA Chapter, Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants, Elder Law Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting, Back to Basics, Tax Pro Seminars, and the University of Illinois. In addition, she has conducted numerous local seminars for various organizations.

Julieanne is the President of Estate & Long Term Care Planning, Inc., a company which provides continuing education for professionals in Pennsylvania and coaching for attorneys throughout the nation. She has written materials published by the University of Illinois on estates, trusts, and taxation. She also has published materials in various newsletters and newspapers. Julieanne co-authored two books about trusts, entitled Pennsylvania Trust Guide (Edition I and II) and the Pennsylvania Special Needs Planning Guide published by George T. Bisel Company, Inc. Julieanne, along with 10 other leading elder law attorneys from across the nation, co-authored Protect Your Family! Don’t Write a Blank Check to the Nursing Home, a collaborative writing, broken down in layman’s terms, offering readers the essential tools and knowledge for effective long-term care planning. Currently, she is working on a book about What Every Daughter Needs To Know About Caring For Her Aging Parents.

Julieanne is certifiedas an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She serves as the chairperson of The Lycoming Law Association Elder Law Committee. She also is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quality of Life/Balance Committee. She was honored for her work as the chairperson of Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Planned Giving Committee. Julieanne is currently the Director for Zone 4 of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and she served many years as Zone 4 Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division Chair. She is a trustee for the YWCA of North Central Pennsylvania. She belongs to NAELA-National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, ASNP-Academy of Special Needs Planners, Wealth Counsel, LLC and Elder Counsel, LLC. Julieanne has been selected as a Presidential Who’s Who and approved to the National Association of Professional Women. Additionally, Julieanne is an accredited attorney by the Department of Veteran Affairs and may prepare, present and prosecute claims for the department.

About Julieanne E. Steinbacher

First Admitted: 2000, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.paeldercounsel.com/who-we-are/meet-our-team/14-a...

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Children's Development Center, Board Member
  • Lycoming Law Association, Elder Law Committee Chair
  • YWCA Volunteer of the Year, 2009
  • Trustee for the YWCA of North Central Pennsylvania, 2010
  • Lycoming Law Association, Treasurer
  • Lycoming Law Association's Outstanding Law Firm Achievement Award: In recognition of outstanding commitment by the attorneys in this firm to Equal Justice for the Poor as demonstrated by 100% participationin the Lycoming County Pro Bono Referral Program., 2008

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Wealth Counsel, LLC, Member
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow, 2021
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, 2011
  • ASNP-Academy of Special Needs Planners, Member
  • NAELA-National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • ElderCounsel Charter Member

Educational Background

  • Widener University School of Law; Juris Doctorate, 2000
  • King's College, Pennsylvania; Gerontology; BS - Bachelor of Science, 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • CELA, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair, PBA Quality of Life/Balance Committee, 2012
  • Served many years as Zone 4 Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division Chair, 2009
  • Director for Zone 4 of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, 2009
  • Admission to The Supreme Court of The United States of America, 2013
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quality of Life/Balance Committee, 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • ..., Author, You're Not Alone! Living with Alzheimer's Disease, Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, 2019
  • A short book published as a guide to assist those living with dementia and the legal planning steps they should consider., Author, You're Not Alone! Living with Dementia, Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, 2020
  • ..., Co-Author, Protect Your Family! What You Really Need to Know for the Second Half of Life, Advantage Media Group, 2019
  • ..., Author, You're Not Alone! Living as an Alzheimer's Caregiver, Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, 2019
  • Co-Author, Pennsylvania Trust Guide , George T. Bisel Company, Inc., 2008
  • Co-Author, Pennsylvania Special Needs Planning Guide, George T. Bisel Company, Inc., 2010
  • Pennsylvania State University Tax Institutes and Tax Week
  • PICPA - Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Tax Practitioners-PA Chapter
  • Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants
  • Elder Law Institute
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Back to Basics
  • Tax Pro Seminars
  • University of Illinois
  • Co-Author, Pennsylvania Trust Guide Volume II, 2010, George T. Bisel Company, Inc., 2010
  • Co-Author, Chunk It!, The WealthCounsel Quarterly, 2012
  • Co-Author, Protect Your Family! Don't Write a Blank Check to the Nur$ing Home, Advantage, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • , Fellow member, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC), 2021
  • , C. Dale McClain Quality of Life/Balance Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2019
  • Julie Steinbacher was awarded the PA FBLA Business Person of the Year award for her outstanding support of the Jersey Shore Senior High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter. Julie supported the chapter by giving JS FBLA members internships, donating towards their community service projects, volunteering as a guest speaker at their school, and connecting them with well-known motivational speaker Alex Sheen. This award is given to one business owner in Pennsylvania annually., Pennsylvania FBLA Business Person of the Year, Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America, 2019
  • , Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • VA Accreditation, Department of Veteran's Affairs
  • Approved by, National Association of Professional Women
  • Superb Rated Attorney, AVVO, 2011
  • Recognized for Outstanding Service to Eastern Region, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, 2013
  • Presidenital Who's Who Among Business and Professional Achievers, 2011
  • Graduate, Veteran's Benefit Institute, 2008
  • Heritage Registry of Who's Who™, 2012
  • Special Achievement Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2015
  • Fair Share Award, Lycoming Law Association, 2014
  • Presidential Who's Who, 2010
  • Honored For Work As Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Planned Giving Committee, 2008
  • Outstanding Law Firm Achievement Award -In recognition of outstanding commitment by the attorneys in this firm to Equal Justice for the Poor , Lycoming Law Association, 2008
  • Graduate, Leadership Lycoming, 2008
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Office Location for Julieanne E. Steinbacher

413 Washington Blvd
Williamsport, PA 17701

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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