Elder Law Attorney, Marsha Goodman focuses on
life care planning to enhance the health, safety and well being of her elderly and disabled clients.
videos by Marsha Goodman on a variety of elder law and life care topics
Marsha Goodman’s elder law practice includes:
Her staff includes human services professionals who work with
Marsha and clients’ families to combine asset protection, public benefits qualification, insurance assistance, nursing home advocacy and crisis intervention into a comprehensive Life Care Plan.
Marsha’s representation of military veterans who seek assistance with
pension benefits, and with disability compensation for conditions that present themselves as they get older, is enhanced by her accreditation by the Veterans Administration, which she received in 2010. Marsha frequently volunteers at legal clinics sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).
See Videos: VA or Medicaid: Which
Benefit Is Right for Me? Can Someone Qualify for Both VA and Medicaid?
A native of Washingtonville, New York, Marsha graduated
summa cum laude from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and
earned her law degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville. She began her legal career in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before relocating to Phoenix.
State Bar of Arizona: Probate and Trust Section Chair (2016-2017) and
Executive Council Member (2011-present); Elder
Law, Mental Health & Special Needs Planning Section; Military Legal
Assistance Committee (2009-2015)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Financial Planning Association of Greater Phoenix
Life Care Planning Law Firms Association: Past Chair (2015); Board Of Directors, 2010-Present
Maricopa County Bar Association: Probate And Trust Section
Certifications and Accreditations
Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation, 2015
Veterans Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2010
Questions You Should Ask Your Parents | February 2017
Pension Benefits for Veterans and Their Surviving Spouses | December 2016
Leaving the Skilled Nursing Facility | Updated May 2016
Veterans Benefits for Service-Connected Illness and Injury | April 2016
Life Care Planning for Seniors and Their Families: When Is the Time Right? | December 2015
Arizona Women For Education And Employment: Past Chair (2002-2008); Member, 2002-Present
Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter:
Anti-Defamation League, Arizona Chapter, 2000-2010
Michigan, 1980 (Inactive)
J.D., Vanderbilt University School Of Law, 1980
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, St. Lawrence University (Canton,
New York), 1977
Washingtonville, New York