Laurie Hauptman

    • Media Contact:
      Amy Delman
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Partner
    • Organization:Hauptman & Hauptman, PC
    • Area of Expertise:Law

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Law
      Summary of expertise:
      Laurie A. Hauptman is a partner at Hauptman & Hauptman, PC. She is a New Jersey and New York licensed attorney who has focused her practice on estate, elder and special needs law for over 20 years. Laurie has personally helped thousands of families plan for the complicated and emotional journey through the long-term care process. For eight years Laurie was a trial attorney in a litigation firm before joining forces with her husband, Yale, to practice elder law. Laurie’s courtroom experience is essential to her role handling the firm’s court work, including guardianships, conservatorships and special needs trusts. Laurie is a member of the United Way Caregivers Coalition Steering Committee, Co-Chairperson of the Elder and Disability Law Committee of the Essex County Bar Association and a frequent lecturer on estate, special needs and elder law planning topics.
      Department of Veterans Affairs, accredited attorney for veterans benefits, (2011 – Present)
      · New York State Bar licensed, 1990
      · New Jersey State Bar licensed, 1989
      Co-Chairperson of the Elder and Disability Law Committee -Essex County Bar Association
      · Morris County Bar Association
      · New Jersey Bar Association’s Elder Law Section
      · National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
      · Guardianship Association of New Jersey, Inc. (GANJI)

      Prior media experience:
      -Jersey Matters "Yale & Laurie Hauptman" (7/22/19)

      -Dr.Joy Show "Yale and Laurie Hauptman, Hauptman & Hauptman Featured On The Dr. Joy Show" (7/10/19)

      -HPR "Health Professional Radio Interview" (6/21/19)

      · Webinar; Strafford Publications, Inc.
      o “VA Benefits and Medicaid Eligibility”
      · Podcast, Financially Empowering Women with Laura Mattia:
      o “Women and Caregiving: Caring for an Elderly Family Member”
      · Podcast, Financially Empowering Women with Laura Mattia:
      o “Planning for Families with Special Needs Children”
      · Podcast, “Care One Living”

      Publications/ Presentations:
      · Common Mistakes When Referencing Trusts in Marital Settlements, New Jersey Lawyer, 2017
      · Don't Go Broke in a Nursing Home! 2014 Northern New Jersey Edition, AFFC Publications 2014.
      · Big Bold Business Advice from New Jersey Women Business Owners, Woodpecker Press, LLC 2012.

      Speaking Engagements:
      · Arden Courts of Wayne
      · AT&T
      · Bergen Community College
      · Braff, Harris, Sukoneck & Maloof
      · Chilton Hospital
      · Christian Health Care Center, Ramapo Ridge
      · Englewood Hospital
      · Generations Care Management, LLC Monthly Meeting
      · Harwood Lloyd
      · Jewish Community Center, Whippany and West Orange
      · JFK Medical Center
      · Juniper Village of Chatham
      · Montclair State University
      · Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn
      · Morristown Medical Center
      · Newton Medical Center
      · NJICLE
      · Oakland Care Center
      · Preakness Health Care Center
      · Prospects Heights Medical Center
      · Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center
      · Sage Eldercare
      · Sanafi
      · Society on Aging of New Jersey
      · Somerset Medical Center
      · The Chelsea at Montville
      · The Cornerstone School
      · The Newmark School
      · United Way of Northern New Jersey
      · Valley Hospital

      Educational background:
      Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, New York, Juris Doctor, 1989
      University of Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, BA, Political Science, 1986

      - Continuing Education Approved Provider -
      Commission For Case Manager Certification (Case Managers)
      · New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners (Social Workers)
      · New Jersey Board of Accountancy (Accountants)
      · New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Division (Insurance Agents)
      · New Jersey Continuing Legal Education (Attorneys)

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