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Esther Chen Wang
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Esther Chen Wang

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Social Security, Probate, Trusts

About Me

Do you have a loved one in a nursing home?  Does the cost keep you awake at night?  Call us for a free consultation and find out how you can qualify for government benefit and protect your home and hard-earned assets from high nursing home cost.


Are you a wartime veteran or a widow or widower of wartime veteran?  Do you live in an assisted living facility or hire a home caregiver to assist you?  Find out how you can get VA to help you pay for the care you need, up to $1,949 per month for a married couple and $1,056 for a widow or widower.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Elder Law: 80%
  2. Trusts: 5%
  3. Probate: 5%
  4. Social Security: 5%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Jennifer Michele Daniel

    Esther is very thorough and works diligently to provide the best services to her clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jennifer Daniel Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gary Ralph Ilmanen

    Ms. Wang and I worked together on a matter with Donald Cripe.

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    Gary Ilmanen General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Elder and Disability Law Firm

104 E. Olive Avenue, Suite 103
Redlands, CA, 92373

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199105/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Approved Conitnuing Education ProviderCalifornia Board of Registered Nursing2011
California Board of Behavioral SciencesApproved Continuing Education Provider2011
Approved Continuing Education ProviderNursing Home Administrator Program of the State of California2010
Accredited AttorneyDepartment of Veterans Affairs2008
Approved Continuing Education ProviderCalifornia Department of Registered Nursing2008
Approved Continuing Education ProviderCalifornia Board of Behavioral Sciences2008
Scott McCune Memorial ScholarshipWestern State University College of Law1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Elder and Disability Law Firm2007 - Present
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Esther Wang1995 - 2007
Associate AttorneyKopf, Nardelli and Dopf1993 - 1995
AttorneyFamiglietti and Larr1992 - 1993
AttorneyBonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe and Nichols1991 - 1992
Law ClerkBonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe and Nichols1990 - 1991
Law ClerkLaFollette Johnson Dehaas and Fesler1989 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Association of Nursing Home ReformMember2013 - Present
National Care Planning CouncilArea Director2008 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2007 - Present
American Academy of Estate Planning AttorneysMember2007 - Present
California Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar Association groupMember1991 - Present
Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk ManagementBoard Member1991 - 1992

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Medi-Cal Planning for a Married CoupleNursing Home cost was paid for by the Medi-Cal.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Elder Law Portfolio Series by Wolters Kluwer and Aspen PublishersPortfolio #14A: Practical Aspects of Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit and Housebound Benefit Laws and Procedures, The Elder Law Portfolio Series2014
National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarDrafting Effective Wills and Trusts2011
Wolters Kluwer/Aspen PublishersPortfolio #9: Assessing Mental Capacity in the Elderly, Elder Law Portfolio Series2010
National Business Institute Legal ManualTop 7 Estate Planning Techniques2009
The Elder and Disability Law FirmVA Aid and Attendance Benefit to Pay for Assisted Living Care and Home Caregivers2009
National Business Institute Legal ManualMedi-Cal Planning Basics under the Current Regulations and the New Deficit Reductions Act2008
The Elder and Disability Law FirmDoes My Mom and Dad Have the Mental Capacity to Make This Decision?2007
The Elder and Disability Law FirmAlzheimer's Legal Survival Guide2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawN/Alaw1990
La Sierra UnivAccountingundergraduate1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Social Worker SeminarDealing With Incapacitated Patients2014
Social Worker SeminarMedi-Cal Benefit Planning2014
Social Worker SeminarConservatorship and Powers of Attorney2014
Social Worker and Nurse SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2014
Patient Education SeminarMedi-Cal Benefit Planning2014
Patient EducationEstate Planning Questions and Answers2014
Huntington Disease Support GroupEstate Planning and Social Security Disability Benefit2014
Continuing Medical Education SeminarWhat To Do When Patients Have No Capacity2014
Continuing Medical Education SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2014
Critical Care Nurses SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2012
Patient Educational SerminarLegal Issues in Long Term Care Planning2011
National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarDrafting Effective Wills and Trusts2011
Kaiser Continuing Medical Education SeminarHow to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefit2011
Inservice for PhysiciansDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2011
Inland Association of Continuity of Care meetingDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2011
Geriatric SymposiumDealing with Incapacitated Patients2011
Department of Aging Multidisciplinary ConferenceHIPAA: Myths and Facts2011
Department of Aging Multidisciplinary ConferenceDetermining Capacity in the Elderly According to the Due Process in Competence Determinations Act2011
Continuing Legal Education SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2011
Webinar by the Inland Caregiver Resource CenterVeteran Benefit Planning and Medi-Cal Planning2010
Webinar by the Inland Caregiver Resource CenterLegal Issues When Caregiving2010
The Planners Network National ConferenceVeteran Benefit Planning and Medi-Cal Planning2010
The Planners Network National ConferenceDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2010
Loma Linda University Medical Center Continuing Nursing and Social Workers EducationDeterminig Mental Capacity in the Elderly2010
Braswell Annual ConferenceDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2010
Ballard Hospital Continuing Education SeminarNew Medi-Cal Long-Term Care Regulations2010
Ballard Hospital Continuing Education SeminarWhat to do When Patients Lack Capacity2010
Ballard Hospital Continuing Education SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2010
Alhambra Hospital Third Annual Geriatric SymposiumDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2010
Webinar by the Inland Caregiver Resource CenterDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2009
National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarTop 7 Estate Planning Techniques2009
Loma Linda University School of Medicine Annual Postgraduate ConferenceDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2009
California Department of Aging Multi-Disciplinary ConferenceDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2009
Redlands Community Hospital Continuing Nursing EducationDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2008
National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarMedi-Cal Planning Basics under the Current Regulations and the New Deficit Reductions Act2008
Kaiser Permanente Continuing Medical Education SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2008
Kaiser Hospital Continuing Nursing EducationMedi-Cal Planing Basics for the Healthcare Professionals2007
IACC Continuing Education SeminarDetermining Mental Capacity in the Elderly2007