Eric Goldberg, CELA, founder and principal attorney at the NJ Elder Law Center at Goldberg Law Group (NJELC) is Of Counsel to the firm. He is dedicated to working with his clients on a personal level and providing them with customized plans that meet their unique needs and goals for long term care and estate planning. Over the years, Eric has learned that the best plans are the result of close collaboration, not only with his clients, but also with other professionals involved in caring for the needs of seniors, special needs adults and children, and veterans. His clients appreciate this approach and consider Eric both a counselor for life and a family friend.

Eric is proud to be a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), a designation awarded to only a small percentage of elder law attorneys.  To achieve this award, one must be favorably evaluated by his peers, pass a rigorous exam, and rise to a level of sophistication and experience in elder law to be recognized by the board of the National Elder Law Foundation.

Eric is co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the Essex County Bar Association, a member of Elder Counsel, the NJ State Bar Association, the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey, the Healthcare Association of New Jersey, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, the National Elder Law Foundation and the Institute of Gerontology Advisory Board. In order to understand the challenges of those living with a cognitive impairment, Eric is also licensed as a Certified Dementia Practitioner.

In 2020 and 2021, Eric was named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers List.


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  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Elder Counsel
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Financial Planning Association of New Jersey
  • Former Vistage Member
  • Healthcare Association of New Jersey
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Executive Association of New Jersey
  • Morris County Chamber of Commerce
  • National Elder Law Foundation
  • Institute of Gerontology Advisory Board

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Colorado

  • Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1990