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Marta Jane Williger

Marta Jane Williger

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Probate, Guardianship, Estate Planning

About Me

Marta Williger practices in the area of Elder Law. Her practice includes estate administration, estate planning, long term care planning, guardianships and conservatorships. She earned her undergraduate degree in education from the University of Miami at Oxford, graduating magna cum laude and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron, graduating cum laude. Ms. Williger belongs to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the State Bar of Ohio and the Akron Bar Association, where she is past chair of the Probate Section. She is a frequent speaker at Bar Association and professional continuing education programs as well as community programs for seniors and their families. She writes a bimonthly newsletter entitled Update on the Law, for nonlegal professionals who work with the elderly. Ms. Williger is certified as an Elder Law Specialist by the National Elder Law Foundation.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Elder Law: 70%
    30 years
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
    30 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
    30 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    30 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Robert Daniel Maguire

    Marta is the first attorney I refer my own clients to when they are dealing with a complicated Medicaid matter. She has always proven to be invaluable to them.

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    Robert Maguire Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Stephen J Spano

    I have know Marta professionally for many years and have worked on numerous National programs with her. She has an incredible intellect, combined with passion and empathy.

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    Stephen Spano Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Williger Legal Group, LLC

P. O. Box 368
37 South Main Street
Munroe Falls, OH, 44262

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive198507/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerWilliger Legal Group LLC2010 - Present
Managing PartnerWilliger & Peters2002 - 2010
AttorneySolo Law Practice1985 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPast Chair of the Guardianship/Capacity Special Interest Group1995 - Present
National Elder Law FoundationBoard of Directors1995 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1985 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationPast Chair of the Probate Section1985 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Elder Law SpecialistN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Bimonthly NewsletterUpdate on the LawN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of AkronLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Miami University of OhioEducationBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Women 2 Women"The Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes"2013
Maplewood Care Center"Planning for Disability: Are you ready for life's surprises?"2013
Leave A Legacy"Working with Senior Citizens"2013
Hudson's SAGE groupSAGE Advice Series2013
Summit County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition"The CHECKS Program"2012
First Congregational Church of Tallmadge"Planning for the Future- Let the Choice Be Yours"2012