Jackie Yarmo is an Associate at Mandelbaum Barrett PC and concentrates her practice in the areas of trusts elder and disability law; estate planning; trust and estate administration; probate litigation; guardianship matters; and government benefits. Prior to joining Mandelbaum Barrett PC, Jackie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Randal C. Chiocca in the Chancery Court of Passaic County. Jackie is passionate about Elder Law issues and served as an intern at the Jewish Association Serving the Aging in their Community Guardian Program during law school.
Jackie received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston Conservatory and her Juris Doctor cum laude from Rutgers Law School Newark, where she served as a student attorney in the Education and Health Law Clinic. In addition to practicing law, Jackie enjoys gardening, skiing, and hiking with her family.
Hot Topics in Elder Law Speaker Series: “Myths and Misconceptions in Estate and Medicaid Planning,” March 8, 2023.
Hot Topics in Elder Law Speaker Series: “Legacies Instead of Litigation – Tips to Stay Out of Court for the Aging Population,” April 18, 2023.
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter: November 2023 Issue
November 28, 2023ICYMI: The November issue of our Elder Law and Special Needs newsletter is hot off the press today! In this issue, our attorneys cover industry hot topics including the upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment deadline, the story behind Michael Oher conservatorship and ways to save time by using the Social Security website. Read the full newsletter […]
What are Geriatric Care Managers?
October 10, 2023In her latest vlog, Elder Law attorney Jacqueline Yarmo discusses her personal experience using Trish Colucci Barbosa, RN-BC, CCM, LNCP-C, Principal Geriatric Care Manager at Peace Aging Care Experts, LLC for assistance with her family member’s care. Jackie describes what the Geriatric Care Manager’s role is on the care team and why you should consider […]
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter – October 2023 Issue
October 3, 2023Don’t miss the October issue of our Elder Law and Special Needs newsletter. This month’s features include new vlogs and articles discussing industry hot topics. Elder Law Chair, Richard Miller, Esq. even has a Netflix show recommendation included in this issue! Read the full newsletter here.
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter: August 2023 Issue
August 29, 2023Don’t miss the August issue of our Elder Law and Special Needs newsletter. This month, our attorneys have rolled out their new vlogs to discuss industry hot topics, along with a corresponding article. We have also started a new “Meet our Team” spotlight and this month’s feature is our practice group coordinator, Mariah Hernandez. Read […]
Which Should I Choose? Nursing Home Care vs. Hospice Care
July 24, 2023End-of-life decisions are never easy. One of the most important decisions you may make regarding health care as you age could be whether you need a nursing home or hospice care. To make the best choice for you and your family, it helps to know the difference between the nature of the care provided through […]
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter: July 2023 Issue
July 14, 2023The Elder Law and Special Needs Practice Groups at Mandelbaum Barrett PC are pleased to bring you their July newsletter. In this issue, our attorneys cover the Aretha Franklin estate trial and verdict, estate planning Q&A, as well as consequences of not using a Medicare Set-Aside account and the latest happenings in our department. Read […]
Jury Verdict: Aretha Franklin’s Estate
July 13, 2023POSTSCRIPT in The New York Times – Read Here. After less than an hour of deliberation, a six-person jury in a Pontiac, Michigan probate court determined that a document from 2014 found in a spiral notebook in the couch cushion of the late soul singer Aretha Franklin, should serve as her will. Franklin’s sons had […]
The Debate over Aretha Franklin’s Estate
July 11, 2023A trial is set to begin this week in Pontiac, Michigan to determine which of two handwritten wills best reflects the testamentary wishes of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. The singer did not leave a formal will, though she was engaged in estate planning with an attorney that was not concluded prior to her […]
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter – June 2023 Issue
June 9, 2023Our Elder Law and Special Needs attorneys are pleased to present their June newsletter. Check it out for articles on Hot Topics including why you don’t want to wait until you’re sick to create an estate plan. It also highlights our team’s recent and upcoming events and presentations. Read the full newsletter here.
Mandelbaum Barrett PC Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter: February 2023 Issue
February 27, 2023The Elder Law and Special Needs Departments at Mandelbaum Barrett PC are pleased to bring you our February newsletter in its new and improved format. Check out the Hot Topics and industry events our team has been busy with. As always, we would love to hear your feedback! Read the full newsletter here.
Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter: January 2023 Issue
January 5, 2023In the January issue of our Elder Law and Special Needs Newsletter, our attorneys share some of their recent articles on industry hot topics, such as “5 Reasons for Seniors to Celebrate in 2023.” We also highlight recent and upcoming events including our Elder Law Team (Richard Miller, Esq., Jason Marx, Esq., Shawna Kirchner Brown, Esq., Donald “Donny” […]
Nursing home residents’ rights at risk in new SCOTUS case
November 14, 2022More than 83 million people access Medicaid services, many of whom are elderly or disabled and using Medicaid resources to fund their residence in a long-term care facility. If you or a loved one are one of these people, you may be interested in the recent case being argued before the Supreme Court last week. […]
What You Should Know About Nursing Home Admissions Contracts
October 5, 2022They cannot require you to be financially responsible for your loved one’s care. Approximately 48 million adults in the U.S. are caring for an adult with health or functional limitations, and nearly one in six is adults is caring for someone aged 50 or older through illness or disability. Nursing homes and residential care facilities […]
Arla Cahill, Esq. and Jaqueline Yarmo, Esq. to present webinar for Verona C.H.I.L.D. titled “Basic Rights in Special Education Law”
November 13, 2023Mandelbaum Barrett PC Special Needs Co-Chair Arla D. Cahill, Esq. and Associate Jacqueline Yarmo, Esq. will be presenting a live webinar for Verona C.H.I.L.D. on Tuesday, November 14th (7 p.m.) titled Basic Rights in Special Education Law. Special education law covers a broad continuum of students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that every public school […]
Mandelbaum Barrett PC Special Needs attorneys to present “Planning for Families with Special Needs Children”
April 26, 2023Working with parents and caregivers of children with special needs daily, we understand the importance of considering your child’s future and we have created a seminar just for you. We want to help you understand the process to ensure that you have a plan in place so that your child will continue to receive the […]
The Elder Law Attorneys at Mandelbaum Barrett PC will present “Legacies Instead of Litigation” on April 18th
March 20, 2023Our Elder Law Team will be presenting “Legacies Instead of Litigation” on April 18th at 8am at 3 Becker Farm Road in Roseland. You can attend in-person or via zoom and a light breakfast will be served. “Legacies Instead of Litigation – Tips to Stay Out of Court for the Aging Population.” The modern American […]
The Elder Law Attorneys at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to Present a “Hot Topics in Elder Law” Speaker Series Starting in March
January 31, 2023The Elder Law Attorneys at Mandelbaum Barrett PC is excited to announce our new “Hot Topics in Elder Law” Speaker Series starting March 8th at 6pm at our Roseland campus. The topic for March will be “Myths and Misconceptions in Estate and Medicaid Planning.” Please contact email@example.com or (973)243-7969 for more details and to register. […]
The Elder Law attorneys at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to present Estate Planning seminar at Arbor Terrace Roseland titled “7 Biggest Estate Planning and Asset Preservation Myths”
December 20, 2022The Elder Law attorneys at Mandelbaum Barrett PC are pleased to be presenting an Estate Planning Seminar to the families of Arbor Terrace in Roseland, NJ, sponsored by TheKey, on January 11th, 2023. Moderated by Elder Law Chair Richard Miller, Esq., attorneys Jason Marx, Esq., Shawna Kirchner Brown, Esq., Donald “Donny” A. Dennison, Esq. and Jacqueline Yarmo, Esq. will discuss the […]