Disability Law: Successful Transition to Adulthood


Mon, Nov 29, 2021    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Type

**This is a virtual program**

Join the Woodbridge Public Library November 29 at 7PM for a presentation that provides a more in-depth understanding of when a guardianship is needed, the different types of guardianships, the role of court appointed counsel, and the responsibilities and reporting requirements of the guardian. We will also explore options for supported decision making when a guardianship is not appropriate. This presentation will also discuss applying for entitlements like supplemental security income, Medicaid, educational entitlement in the school system, and services through the New Jersey of Division of Developmental Disabilities. 

Registration is required. Please register here https://bit.ly/3C2xcxB or call 732-634-4450.

On the day before the program you will be sent the Zoom meeting information by email. Please note that if you are using Zoom on a tablet or smartphone you will need to download the Zoom app.

*Please be aware that the Zoom information email may be sent to your spam folder. Please check your spam folder for our follow up email.*

Tina M. James is an attorney and advocate. Her legal work focuses on estate planning and administration, guardianship and decision making, disability discrimination, and special needs planning for individuals with disabilities and their families. 

She previously worked with a boutique law firm serving people with disabilities and their families, as a litigator with a national law firm, and served as a judicial law clerk in the New Jersey Appellate Division. She has successfully argued before the Florida Supreme Court as well as other state and federal courts. Tina was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2015 and 2016.  

Tina received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law, and her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, Douglass College.