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Julieanne E. Steinbacher
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Julieanne E. Steinbacher

also known as Julie Steinbacher

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Administrative Law, Business

About Me

"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 the founding shareholder of Steinbacher & Stahl, an elder care and special needs law firm established in 2002. The firm boasts 8 elder law attorneys. Julieanne is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) through the National Elder Law Foundation. She is also listed as a Super Lawyers Rising Star. A significant portion of her elder law practice specializes on estate and long-term care planning. As an attorney, her goal is to provide a bridge between legal services and the aging network.


 


As a gerontologist and former social worker at a local nursing facility, she has seen the devastating effect not planning for potential long-term care needs can have on an individual and their whole family. With the average cost of nursing home care at over $105,000 per year, many people come to her feeling hopeless about paying for their long-term care needs.


 


She has extensive lecturing experience as a speaker for The 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, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Elder Law Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Back to Basics, Tax Pro Seminars, and the University of Illinois. In addition, she has conducted numerous local and national seminars for various organizations. 


 


Julieanne is the President of Estate & Long Term Care Planning, Inc., a company which provides continuing education for the public and professionals in Pennsylvania and coaching for attorneys throughout the nation. She has written materials in various newsletters and newspapers. Julieanne and her law partner, Adrianne J. Stahl, Esquire, authored two books about trusts, Pennsylvania Trust Guide (Edition I and II) and the Pennsylvania Special Needs Planning Guide, both published by George T. Bisel Company, Inc. Most recently, Julieanne and her law partner, Adrianne J. Stahl, joined by nine other leading elder law attorneys from across the nation, co-authored Protect Your Family! Don't Write a Blank Check to the Nursing Home. This book, a collaborative writing, breaks down in layman's terms, and offers readers the essential tools and knowledge for effective long-term care planning. She is also a co-author of Protect Your Legacy! What You Really Need to Know for the Second Half of Life, expected to be released in the spring of 2014.


 


Julieanne resides in Jersey Shore with her husband, Donald, her three children, Cortney, Stephanie, and D.J., and their two dogs, Steiny and Fluffy.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Elder Law: 55%
    15 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    15 years
  3. Business: 10%
    15 years
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Dennis J. Toman

    Julie is an outstanding attorney, with a dedication to excellence. Having a background in gerontology, Julie has key insights into the needs of her senior clients and their families. She is also expert in trust law and can make complicated legal topics understandable. Her office provides great client service. Julie is a leader in elder law at a national level.

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    Dennis Toman Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • William L Siebers

    Julie and her Team are known nationally for being on the cutting edge of the Elder Law practice. Other attorneys, me included, look to Julie for guidance on how to better serve our clients and advocate effectively for them. I highly recommend Julie and her firm.

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    William Siebers Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

413 Washington Blvd.
Williamsport, PA, 17701

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive200004/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 PBA Special Achievement AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2015
Fair Share AwardLycoming Law Association2014
Who's Who in the field of Legal ServicesThe Heritage Registry of Who's Who2012
Presidential Who's Who Among Business/Professional AchieveersPresidential Who's Who2011
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2011
AccreditationDepartment of Veterans Affairs2010
Honored for work as ChairPennsylvania Bar Foundation Planned Giving Committee2008
GraduateVeterans Benefit Institute2008
Outstanding Law Firm Acheivement AwardLycoming Law Association2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSteinbacher & Stahl2002 - 2010
Associate AttorneyGreevy & Associates2000 - 2002
GerontologistGreevy & Associates1994 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar Association Quality of Life/Balance CommitteeChair2012 - 2013
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember, Health Care Law Committee2011 - 2012
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember, Quality of Life/Balance Committee2011 - 2012
The Lycoming Law Association Elder Law CommitteeChair2009 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar FoundationZone 4 Chair2008 - Present
Lycoming Law AssociationPresident2000 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Elder Counsel, LLC.MemberN/A
Wealth Counsel, LLC.MemberN/A
Association of Special Needs PlanningMemberN/A
YWCA of North Central PennsylvaniaTrusteeN/A
Pennsylvania Bar Association/Young Lawyers DivisionChairN/A
Children's Development CenterBoard MemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The WealthCounsel QuarterlyChunk It!2012
Advantage, Advantage Media GroupProtect Your Family! Don't Write a Blank Check to the Nur$ing Home2012
Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, April 2011Key Tips On The Use Of Trusts In Estate And Long-Term Care Planning: Looking To The Future2011
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Trust Guide: A Handbook for Trustees and Their Advisors SECOND EDITION2010
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Special Needs Planning Guide2010
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Trust Guide: A Handbook for Trustees and Their Advisors2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2000
King's College, PennsylvaniaGerontologyBS - Bachelor of Science1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterLiving Will Workshop2015
The Elder & Special Needs Resource Center4 Things You Need to Know to Plan for the Second Half of Life2015
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterPlanning for the Second Half of Life: 9 Things You Must Know2015
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterVeteran's Benefits Teleseminar2015
St. Joseph The Worker Parish Seminar"End-of-Life" Just the Way YOU Planned It!2015
Pennsylvania Bar Institute SeminarUse of FLP's in Business Succession Planning2015
Lycoming Law AssociationThe Emerging Retiree2015
2015 PBA Mid-Year MeetingDramatic New Changes to Pennsylvania's Financial Power of Attorney Laws: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know2015
WIP Conference PanelGuidance and Inspirational Panel Discussion2014
WIP Conference PanelGetting What You Want2014
Williamsport Home SeminarLearn From The Professionals2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterCPA Tax Law Seminar2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterEnd of Life, Just the Way YOU Planned It!2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterClient Update Seminar2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource Center4 Things You Need to Know to Prepare For Your Second Half of Life2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterTricks to Beat Death & Taxes2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterBuilding A Confident Retirement--5 Tips for Retirement Planning2014
PSEA Pre-Retirement WorkshopRetirement Planning2014
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 21st Annual Estate Law InstituteWhat's Cooking with Family Limited Partnerships?2014
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 21st Annual Estate Law InstituteTechnology & Quality of Life2014
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 17th Annual Elder Law InstituteTechnology - You Can't Run a Law Firm Without Keeping Up with the Changes! (But How Do You Get Everything Done While Keeping Up?)2014
Northern Tier SeminarYou Can Bet The Farm On It2014
Lycoming Creek Lyons ClubChanges in the Power of Attorney Laws2014
Lunch & Learn SeminarNew Power of Attorney Law2014
Livable Communities GroupLive Smart After 50! Creating Necessary Legal Documents2014
Alzheimer's Association Fall ConferenceAlzheimer's Disease from an Elder Law Perspective2014
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterThe Greatest Gift2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterEnd of Life Choices2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterTricks to Beat Death and Taxes2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterClient Update Seminar2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterChanges with Medicaid, Medicare and VA Benefits2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterSpecial Needs Planning2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterCaregiving and Your Legal Options2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterLiving Will Workshop2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource Center5 Tips for Retirement Planning2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterBuilding a Confident Retirement2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterPlanning for the Second Half of Life in these Political and Economic Times: 9 Things you Must Know2013
Continuing Education SeminarEstate Planning for Landowners & Royalty Owners in the Marcellus Shale Region2013
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterThe New Health Care Law and How it Affects Seniors2011
12th Annual Estate and Elder Law SymposiumStep by Step Guide to Completing the VA Application2011
The Elder & Special Needs Resource CenterThe New Health Care Law and How it Affects Seniors2010
Tax Pro SeminarsMultiple Topics2010
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteEstate Planning for Veterans Who Are Seniors2010
13th Annual Elder Law InstituteIncreasing Productivity in Your Elder Law Practice2010
13th Annual Elder Law InstituteStep By Step Guide To Completing The VA Application2010
Tax Pro SeminarsMultiple Topics2009
NAELA Special Needs ProgramTrust Taxation2009
Tax Pro SeminarsMultiple Topics2008
Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual MeetingLegal Perspectives on Retirement Issues2008
11th Annual Elder Law InstituteGet a Fair Hearing at the Fair Hearing2008
Geisinger Health System’s Annual MeetingLegal Perspectives on End of Life Issues2007
Pennsylvania Society of Public AccountantsLegal IssuesN/A
Pennaylvania Institute of Certificed Public AccountantsLegal IssuesN/A
Penn State Tax Institutes and Tax WeekAddressing Legal Issues and TaxN/A
National Association of Tax Practitioners - PA ChapterLegal IssuesN/A