Meet Mike, A Big City Lawyer With a Small Town Style

Michael C. Giordano, experienced Elder Law Attorney & Nationally Certified Guardian, is a solo practice lawyer providing an elder law practice from his professional offices in Pennsylvania and New York. His services include:

Elder Law | Probate and Estate Administration | Social Security Disability | Guardianships | Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning | Power of Attorney | Veterans Benefits Law | Insurance and Reinsurance | Special Needs Trusts.

Here at Giordano Elder Law, Michael prides himself on treating each client like a family member. He combines the friendly, personal service you expect from a small, locally owned business, with the honest and knowledgeable advice you expect from a trusted, experienced advisor. When you call, you can speak directly to your attorney; not just a receptionist or paralegal.

Michael is a lawyer predominantly focused on serving the needs of seniors and the incapacitated in Pennsylvania and New York. Although his background and training was as a New York City lawyer with a large International law firm, he now provides a highly professional, yet friendly and personalized, small town practice with reasonable area rates. He is a member of NAELA, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys along with a variety of other credentials.   Learn More...

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What IS Elder Law?

So, just what is elder law and what does an elder law attorney do? When someone asks me what I do for a living and I tell them I practice as an Elder Lawyer, I often get a puzzled look with the question, “What exactly is Elder Law?” So, in honor of National Elder … Read More


What Is An Elder Care Lawyer?

Welcome to my new elder law news blog.  Let's begin with addressing a popular question: What IS an elder care lawyer? An attorney who practices Elder Law works mostly with aging individuals (otherwise affectionately known as senior citizens, and I'm almost one of … Read More


What You Might Not Know About Irrevocable Trusts

The Irrevocable Trust comes in many “flavors”, and is usually created during one’s lifetime (thus it is an inter-vivos trust.) It is used extensively in long term care planning since it has multiple benefits that the Revocable Living Trust does not. Even though it is … Read More

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How Special Needs Trusts Provide for the Disabled

Protecting Government Benefits When considering how to provide for a loved one with special needs, including someone with a lifetime developmental disability or a present alcohol or drug dependency, who may now or later need government assistance (Social Security … Read More