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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 25%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Social Security: 25%
  4. Probate: 25%

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Fixed (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. John is an incredibly intelligent and compassionate attorney. His dedication to elder law and the plight of the disadvantaged is remarkable. I do not know where he finds the time to do all that he does for others.

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Contact info

Law Office of John L. Roberts

1200 Converse Street
Longmeadow, MA, 01106

60 Ruthven Street
Springfield, MA, 01128

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive199008/15/2016
MAActive198907/30/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Member of the YearNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Massachusetts Chapter)2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of John L. Roberts1991 - Present
Law ClerkUnited States District Court - District of Massachusetts1989 - 1991
Law ClerkUnited State Department of Justice - Tax Division1988 - 1989
Law ClerkFederal Energy Regulatory Commission1987 - 1987
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2000 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member1997 - Present
Hampden County Estate Planning CouncilMember1993 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Massachusetts ChapterThird Party Supplemental Needs Trust administrators for disabled clients in Massachusetts and Connecticut2016
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Massachusetts ChapterAntipsychotics and Dementia: What attorneys and geriatric advocates need to know about the (over) use of antipsychotic medications with memory loss residents in a facility setting.2016
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Massachusetts ChapterComparison of Self Settled Pooled Trusts for people who need nursing home care in Massachusetts and Connecticut2016
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Massachusetts chapterHospital Observation Status cancels Medicare nursing home coverage2015
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Massachusetts Chapter“Improvement Standard” can’t cut off Medicare nursing home days2015
NAELA NewsEight Questions to Help Clients Avoid Antipsychotic Medications2012
The ElderLaw ReportErratic behavior and memory loss: Help your clients find alternatives to antipsychotic medication2011
Things you can do with money saved in a Supplemental Needs Trusts for a nursing home resident or person with a disability.What could you do to make life better for a nursing home resident or a person with a disability?2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Boston UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Taking control of Your Future: A Legal CheckupCase update to help you make the best legal decisions when planning your retirement years and passing assets on to your loved ones. Presented at the Belchertown Senior Center.2016
Multi-Site Breakfast, Westfield, MassachusettsAntipsychotics and Dementia: What attorneys and geriatric advocates need to know about the (over) use of antipsychotic medications with memory loss residents in a facility setting.2016
MassNAELA Professionals breakfast, Westfield, MassachusettsHospital observation status and nursing home improvement standard2015