Harrisburg, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 6, 2019 – Best Lawyers recognizes Attorney Hazen’s dedication to her clients and the practice area, naming her Elder Law Attorney of the Year for the Harrisburg Area.
Each year, Best Lawyers releases a list of the top attorneys from each geographical area. The organization recognizes just one attorney from each practice area. Attorneys are first nominated by colleagues before they undergo a thorough peer-review process. The feedback is then analyzed, eligibility checked, and finally, the results are released. The organization released its first list of top attorneys in 1983, and has been a respected source of attorney recognition since.
For the 2020 Best Lawyers list, Hazen Law Group’s Marielle Hazen was recognized at the Harrisburg area’s Elder Law Attorney of the Year. Since 1992, Attorney Hazen has been helping aging Americans deal with the legal issues they face. Over that time, Marielle Hazen has garnered the respect of her clients and peers, not just for her ability to assist clients through difficult times, but also for her contributions to the practice area.
As one of just 35 Pennsylvania Elder Law attorneys who are certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), Attorney Hazen effectively guides clients through a broad range of legal issues, including special needs planning law, estate planning, tax planning and estate administration. As a past President and founding member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Marielle Hazen advances the interests of older Pennsylvanians outside of the courtroom as well through legislative advocacy.
Attorney Hazen’s dedication to her clients, as well as to the practice area of elder law in general, has resulted in the following recognition and awards:
NAELA Powley Elder Law Award, 2014
Excellence in Elder Law Award from the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2010
One of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania, as featured in Law and Politics Magazine
Outstanding Achievement award from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), 2009
In addition, Marielle Hazen has held a variety of leadership positions in the area of elder law legal services, including:
Past President and founding member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA)
Past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Past President and member of the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance
Member, Grassroots Advocacy Committee of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
Currently, Ms. Hazen serves on the Elder Abuse Task Force for Dauphin County. Additionally, she frequently serves as a guest lecturer at Temple University, Penn State, Widener University and Harrisburg Area Community College.
The experienced attorneys at Hazen Law Group provide specialized guidance in the areas of elder law, special needs law and estate planning to clients in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and throughout the surrounding communities. To learn more about the firm, or schedule a consultation to see how they can help with estate planning needs, call Hazen Law Group today at 717-540-4332.
Hazen Law Group
2000 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 540-4332
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