BOSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Pabian & Russell, LLC proudly announces that Steven M. Cohen has joined the firm as a Partner to lead its elder law practice. Pabian & Russell has added Mr. Cohen and his team of elder law specialists to the Firm as part of its commitment to help clients with disabled or aging family members protect assets while obtaining the best care possible for their loved ones.
Mr. Cohen is one of Massachusetts' most respected elder law attorneys. He has helped hundreds of families preserve their estates while securing long-term care benefits. His expertise and concentration in Medicaid planning, asset protection, guardianships, and the creation of special needs trusts, coupled with his dedication to educating other professionals and the community make Mr. Cohen uniquely qualified to advise clients regarding complex elder law issues. He was previously a managing partner at the firm of Cohen & Oalican, LLP, which he co-founded in 2001.
"We are delighted to have Steve and his team join Pabian & Russell to provide our clients with important elder law advice and counsel," said Jay M. Pabian, one of the founding partners of Pabian & Russell. "With the addition of Steve's practice, we are able to address the growing needs of baby boomers who are managing their aging parents' health and housing arrangements, negotiating sibling relationships, and attending to their own estate planning and retirement needs."
As part of Pabian & Russell's commitment to offering a full range of estate, elder and life care planning services, the Firm formed an alliance with LifeCare Advocates, LLC in 2010.
"LifeCare Advocates is a life care planning and advocacy firm with a team of licensed social workers with extensive geriatric care management experience dedicated to providing a proactive response to the challenges of aging, chronic illness and disability," added Pabian. "With the addition of Steve and his elder law practice, we are bringing tax, estate, elder and life care planning services all under one roof to provide a holistic approach to better serve our clients. This combination of services is unique and truly sets Pabian & Russell apart from other estate planning law firms in the Greater Boston area."
"Our combined experience in elder law, estate planning and life care planning makes us especially qualified to address the very complex issues that arise when you are working with multiple members of a family," said Steven M. Cohen. "Whether we are focusing on asset protection or making sure that our clients' health care decisions are honored, Pabian & Russell is able to help families identify and achieve their goals in an efficient and cost-effective manner. I am thrilled that my team is joining the Firm."
"We believe that by adding elder law services as well as life care planning through our collaboration with LifeCare Advocates, we are the go-to estate planning law firm for multiple generations of our clients' families," added Robert M. Russell, Jr., one of the managing partners of Pabian & Russell.
Pabian & Russell, LLC is a full service law firm, with clients throughout New England, providing businesses and individuals with sophisticated legal counsel. The firm is unique in its ability to deliver comprehensive and high quality legal services normally associated with larger firms in a more cost-effective manner. The firm services include taxation, estate planning, estate administration, real estate, business, corporate and franchise law. Please find more information at www.pabianrussell.com.
LifeCare Advocates, LLC is a boutique care advocacy firm that gives New England families a proactive new way to respond to the challenges of longevity, chronic illness and disability. Our concierge-level guidance, education and support empower families to advocate for every aspect of their loved ones' well-being. Please find more information at www.lcadvocates.com.
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