New Jersey Estate and Trust Attorney Elected To United Cerebral Palsy Association Board
Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 19, 2012 - New Jersey estate attorney Ethan Ordog has been elected to work on the Board with the United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCP).
As part of his ongoing dedication to public service, Ethan J, Ordog, Esquire, is honored to be appointed to serve on the UCP Association Board of Directors.
Mr. Ordog, a New Jersey elder law attorney with Begley Law Group, concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and trust administration and guardianship, and estate and trust litigation. Mr. Ordog is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the bar associations of Burlington and Camden counties.
"I am honored to be elected to work with the UCP Association Board of Directors," stated Mr. Ordog. "I look forward to supporting their mission, 'life without limits for people with disabilities' and bringing my own law expertise to the assistance of the Board."
New Jersey elder and disability law firm, Begley Law Group, has been an ongoing supporter of United Cerebral Palsy. Most recently attorneys and staff attended the annual “UCP Motor Cars at the Ballpark” at Citizens Bank Park as an “Excellence Partner” and co-sponsor. The evening fundraiser raised more than $200,000 for the United Cerebral Palsy Association, the mission of which is to "positively affect the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy and other physical and developmental disabilities."
UPC focuses on advocacy and education and on support services to enrich the lives of those individuals with a spectrum of disabilities. Services and support include multiple areas to support independent and productive living, including: advocacy; early intervention; community residential programs; information and referrals; group therapy; physical, speech, and occupational therapies; job placement; and vocational evaluation and training.
Mr. Ordog attended Roger Williams School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island; it was there he earned his law degree and served as a law school ambassador and baseball coach. His undergraduate studies were completed at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude with a political science degree. He distinguished himself at Moravian, as a member of the prestigious Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Fraternity).
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