Jeffrey A. Bloom sees clients in our Boston, Framingham, Dedham, and Woburn offices. Since 1997, his practice has focused exclusively on counseling and advocating for clients regarding Medicaid eligibility, estate planning, elder and disability law, guardianship, probate administration and litigation, and planning for those with special needs. In 2008, he was named a Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine, after a peer and panel review which names less than 5 percent of Massachusetts attorneys.
He is author of West Publishing's first professional treatise on elder law for its widely utilized Massachusetts Practice Series, titled "Elder Law" to be released at the end of 2008. He is the co-author of "Nursing Home MassHealth Eligibility" for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education's Estate Planning for the Aging or Incapacitated Client in Massachusetts: Protecting Legal Rights, Preserving Resources, and Providing Health Care.
He has also authored numerous articles on elder and disability law for publications such as:
- The ElderLaw Report
- Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
- Journal of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
- Trusts and Estates magazine
Attorney Bloom is a frequent lecturer in programs for attorneys, financial advisors, accountants and social workers, and has appeared as a guest expert on elder and disability law on television and radio shows.
He has served as an ombudsman for the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and also served on an Advisory Board of Health Law Advocates. Attorney Bloom is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, The Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Attorney Bloom received his B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, where he was awarded the Best Brief Award for research and writing. Before joining Margolis & Bloom, he worked as a judicial clerk on both the Massachusetts Appeals and District Courts.
Margolis & Bloom provides the highest level of legal representation and service to individuals and families facing legal issues affecting seniors and families with children with special needs.. Margolis & Bloom is recognized as a leading law firm in Boston in the areas of elder law, planning for long-term care needs, estate planning for parents of children with special needs, and the structuring and management of personal injury settlements.
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