Janet B. Lurie has joined Meyerson, Fox & Conte, P.A. as Of Counsel after nearly thirty years maintaining her own law practice in Hackensack, New Jersey. A Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, Janet concentrates her practice exclusively on Medicaid and Medicare law, guardianship law, social security and disability law and estate planning. There are nearly five hundred Certified Elder Law Attorneys nationwide and attorneys who earn the distinction must demonstrate a substantial commitment to the elder law profession.
Janet has served in numerous professional leadership positions, including as the Chair of the Elder & Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Bergen County Bar Association Elder and Disability Committee and Vice Chair of the District IIB Ethics Committee. Janet has also lectured throughout the State of New Jersey on elder law related topics, such as issues around elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Janet received her undergraduate degree from Jersey City State College where she studied special education. After receiving a Master’s Teaching Degree from Columbia University-Teachers College, Janet taught at the New York Association for the blind (“The Lighthouse”) for several years prior to attending Rutgers School of Law-Newark.
- Jersey City State College (B.A. 1972)
- Columbia University-Teachers College (M.A. 1973)
- Rutgers School of Law – Newark (J.D. 1988)
- State of New Jersey
- Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the American Bar Association approved National Elder Law Foundation
- New Jersey Super Lawyers – 201 Magazine, 2015-2018