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06/11/2018 – State College, PA — H. Amos Goodall Jr., CELA*, of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak was named President of the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) on June 1, 2018. He will serve a two-year term. Amos brings extensive legal knowledge and passion for assisting the elderly community into his new leadership role.

Attorney Goodall has been previously recognized by NELF through its Certified Elder Law Attorney designation. NELF was among the first organizations authorized by the American Bar Association to issue specialist law certifications, and it remains the only national organization authorized to do so. There are nearly 500 Certified Elder Law Attorneys across the country, and the organization’s numbers continue to grow steadily. NELF is the only national organization certifying practitioners of elder and special needs law.

Attorneys who are certified as elder law attorneys have demonstrated knowledge in elder law and special needs, passed a rigorous examination, maintained continuing education and involvement standards, and have been recognized by their peers and colleagues.

Attorney Goodall has been practicing in Centre County in 1976. He is a member of the Special Needs Alliance—a private practice group representing individuals and families of persons with disabilities by coordinating private resources with public benefit programs. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and he earned an LL.M. degree (with honors) in Elder Law from Stetson University School of Law.

He is also an author of the LexisNexis treatise Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly as well as the forms set for the same subject.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is an elder care and special needs law firm offering quality representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania. Since its beginning, the firm has dedicated itself to practicing law with extraordinary standards of ethics and values. The vision of the firm has been to provide individuals and their families with a unique plan to protect their assets for their spouses and future generations, while providing for their immediate and long-term needs. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-351-8334 in the Lycoming and Centre County communities.

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