Liza & Jerry

Our daughter, Liza, entering her sophomore year at Hofstra University, is interning at our office this summer. She assists with opening files and scanning documents into our system, and is in the field with out geriatric care coordinators one day each week.

After her first week, her first observation was how busy we all were throughout the day. Apparently, she was under the impression we sat around all day simply talking with one another.

Most importantly, over the past several weeks, she has had the opportunity to observe firsthand what I actual do on a daily basis. She has sat in on client and staff meetings.  I am proud of what our elder care law team does and I am even prouder to share what we do with my daughter.  I believe she has gained a new appreciation of what we love to do, and I have gained the satisfaction of showing a loved one what I love to do – helping seniors, those with disabilities and their loved ones.

 

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About Jerry

Jerold E. Rothkoff, a practicing New Jersey and Pennsylvania attorney, is the Principal of the Rothkoff Law Group, an elder care law firm. Jerry dedicates his practice to serving clients in the areas of life care planning, long-term care planning, Medicaid & VA benefits, and advocacy for the elderly and disabled. He is past President of the NJ Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, former chair of the elder law section of the NJ State Bar Association, and past President of the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association. Jerry continues to be an outspoken advocate for the rights of the elderly and disabled. He writes for and gives presentations regularly to attorneys and other professionals about legal issues related to seniors and those with disabilities.

Jerry’s community activities include the Twilight Wish Foundation, the Delaware Valley Stroke Council, the Alzheimer’s Association, as well as numerous other advocacy groups.

When not in the office, Jerry spends time with his wife, Erica, and their five children, eighteen-year old identical twin girls, Liza and Julia, fifteen-year old fraternal twin boys, Evan and Gregory, and six-year old Aitan.

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