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Begley Law Group Attorneys Garner New Jersey Super Lawyers Award Again

Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 23, 2011 – All three partners at the Begley Law Group were named 2011 Super Lawyers. Attorney Thomas D. Begley, Jr. and Dana E. Bookbinder are Super Lawyers for Elder Law and Thomas D. Begley, III is a Super Lawyer in Estate and Trust Litigation.

The 2011 New Jersey Super Lawyers award is bestowed on lawyers who have extensive professional achievements, high ethical standards, and are admired by their peers. The process to be selected involves strict peer nominations, evaluations, and third party research. In all, about only five percent of lawyers are selected. All three of the Begley Law Group, P.C., attorneys who won this award also achieved this recognition for two or more years.

The award shows that the Begley Law Group, P.C., has extensive experience in their practice areas and is a trusted resource for individuals and families in the New Jersey area. “For us, this is more than desk work, we have a passion for law and helping others plan for their next step in life,” said Certified Elder Law Attorney Thomas D. Begley, III. “We are proud of our reputation and dedicate every day to protect the rights and legacy of the elderly and disabled.”

The team at Begley Law Group, P.C., has more than 75 years of experience in elder law throughout New Jersey and Philadelphia. They counsel in Medicaid planning and applications, Veterans Administration benefits, personal injury settlement consulting, special needs trusts, estate planning, and estate and trust administration. From quick document preparation to handling every step of litigation, the Begley Law Group, P.C., is known for putting the client first and giving them skilled guidance.

To learn more or to contact a New Jersey special needs planning attorney, New Jersey estate planning lawyer, or New Jersey Medicaid planning lawyer, call 1.800.533.7227 or visit http://www.begleylawyer.com.

Begley Law Group
509 S. Lenola Road, Building 7
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Tel: 800.533.7227

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