Bob Brogan is President of the Brogan Law Group, a boutique practice focused exclusively on elder law, special needs planning and asset protection. Bob primarily concentrates on Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning, Asset Protection, as well as Estate & Trust Planning and Administration. Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the ABA-accredited National Elder Law Foundation, Bob has held leadership positions in the Elder and Special Needs field at the National and State level.
Bob presently serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only national consortium of attorneys dedicated to special needs and disability law and serves as Co-Chair of the SNA's Public Policy Committee. Bob served as a Director on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Bob also served as Chapter President of NJNAELA. He was Chair of the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Bob is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP), an invitation-only Council comprised of innovators in the profession guiding the future of Elder and Special Needs Law. Bob served as Chair of the Ocean County Bar Association Elder Law Committee. He is admitted to practice in the Superior Courts of New Jersey, the Federal District Court of New Jersey and the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bob has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine's 2008 through 2018 Editions, and has received an A-V Preeminent Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He serves on the Public Policy Steering Committee of NAELA and was selected by the NAELA President to Chair the ABLE Act Task Force. The New Jersey State Bar Association has twice awarded him the Legislative Service Award for his lobbying efforts in the fields of elder law and special needs. Bob was an adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and is presently enrolled in the LL.M in Taxation Graduate Tax Program at Villanova Law School.
Bob regularly lectures to other attorneys at the state and national level regarding Medicaid planning, planning for people with special needs, asset protection and the policy impact of healthcare issues on seniors and those with special needs. He has lobbied for positive legislative and regulatory developments on behalf of seniors and those with special needs at the state, Congressional and Presidential level. He is the author of articles published by New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Suffolk University School of Law, National Business Institute, the Special Needs Alliance and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Bob received his B.A., with high honors in journalism, from Rutgers College, where he was also an Eagleton Institute Associate in the political science department. He received his J.D. from Rutgers Law School, where he participated in the Rutgers Elder Law Clinic, providing representation to impoverished seniors in CamdenCounty. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William H. Huber, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division, General Equity Part, of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Toms River. Bob's proudest accomplishment is his role as the happily married father of eight wonderful home-schooled children.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine Publication||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine Publication||Super Lawyers Magazine||2009|
|Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine Publication||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Legislative Service Award||New Jersey Bar Association||2006|
|President||BROGAN LAW GROUP||2010 - Present|
|Sole Proprietor||Robert F. Brogan, Attorney at Law||2001 - 2009|
|Partner||Doughtery & Brogan||1997 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Elder Law Foundation||Certified Elder Law Attorney||2001 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Past Chairman Elder & Disability Section||2009 - 2010|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Past Board Member||2006 - 2008|
|New Jersey Lawyer Magazine||VA Benefits: Elder Law's New Frontier||2010|
|New Jersey Lawyer Magazine||• The Non-financial Benefits of Elder Law Practice: Be an Advocate||2003|
|Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Rutgers Colllege||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|New Jersey Elder Law Retreat||The Future of Elder Law||2010|
|Medicare Set Asides||What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Elder Law||2010|
|Navigating the Medicaid Maze||Medicaid and Guardianship issues including capacity and asset protection planning in Guardianship applications||2008|
|New Jersey Elder Law Symposium||Annuities and their limitations in Elder Law in New Jersey||2006|
|New Jersey Elder Law Retreat||Medicaid Planning Techniques After Passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005||2006|
|New England Elder Law Symposium||Medicaid Planning strategies after passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005,||2006|
|Continuing Legal Education||• Presented a Lecture on the Impact of the pending Medicaid Reform Legislation and need for political response to Congressional activity||2005|
|New Jersey Elder Law Retreat||Medicaid Planning in Guardianships||2004|
|Protecting Seniors from Abuse||Protecting Seniors from Abuse||2002|
|New Jersey Elder Law Retreat||A Case Study in Community Medicaid and Waiver Programs||2002|
Posted by Paul
Wed Dec 02 2015