Ryann M. Siclari

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Ryann Siclari is Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group.  She has a Master of Law specializing in Elder Law and concentrates her practice on a wide range of elder and disability law issues including long term care, government benefits planning and advocacy, estate and trust administration, and estate planning.

Ryann counsels people who are aging or disabled or their families with respect to how they can accomplish their goals including having sufficient health coverage, aging in place, or preserving assets against possible long term care costs.  Every family is different, and Ryann prides herself in tailoring her representation to each family’s unique circumstances.

Ryann speaks regularly to the community, other attorneys, and State agencies on topics affecting people who are aging or disabled.

 

Organizations/Memberships
  • New Jersey State Bar Association – Elder Law Section: Legislative Coordinator 2018-2019; Secretary 2019-2020; Roundtable Coordinator 2020-2021.
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) – New Jersey Chapter: Board of Trustees New Jersey Chapter 2017-2019.
Speaking Engagements
  • “Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts: An Introduction,” Disability Rights NJ seminar, June 23, 2021.
  • “Non-Medicaid Programs for Seniors and People with Disabilities” NJSBA 2021 Elder Law College, June 15, 2021. 
  • “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum,” Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association seminar, June 15, 2021
  • "Medicaid 201: Planning for Long Term Care Costs," Porzio Webinar, April 9, 2021. 
  • "Medicaid 101: When You Need Long Term Care," Porzio Webinar, March 12, 2021.
  • “Managed Long Term Services and Supports: Eligibility & Methodology” New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman, January 27, 2021.
  • "Medicaid Math & Methodologies," NJSBA 22nd Elder Law Symposium

  • "Creative Collaboration in LTSS Advocacy During COVID-19: LTCO, Legal Services, and Protection and Advocacy," National Consumer Voice 2020 Conference
  • "Long Term Care Trends: Settings, Challenges and Policy," New Jersey Foundation on Aging, 2020 Vision for Successful Aging Conference
  • "Case Law Update," NJSBA 22nd Elder Law Retreat, 2019-2020
  • "Key Criteria for Assessing Medicaid Eligibility," NJSBA 25th Sophisticated Elder Law
  • "Case Law Update," NJSBA 20th Elder Law Retreat, 2017-2018
Honors and Awards

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  • Super Lawyer Elder Law Rising Star (2018-2019, 2021).
    A description of the selection process can be found here.

Practice

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Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2015
  • New Jersey, 2011
  • Pennsylvania, 2011
  • Veterans Administration Accredited Attorney, 2017

Education

Stetson University College of Law, Tampa, FL, LL.M., with distinction, 2017

Widener University Delaware Law School, Wilmington, DE, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011

  • Board of Editors; Styles Editor, The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, B.A., magna cum laude, 2008

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997