Meet Our Elder Law Attorneys

Vincent Macri Richard Lutz Adrienne Burke

Vincent MacriRichard LutzAdrienne Burke

Vincent N. Macri is a founding and senior partner of the law firm Macri Law Group. Mr. Macri is a certified elder law attorney (CELA) as promulgated by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF). Mr. Macri is also a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP),  He is a N.J Super Lawyer as published in New Jersey Monthly Magazine for ten consecutive years and named a New Jersey 2017 Top 100 attorney by Super Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Macri was named to 2017's New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers as published in New York Magazine and 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care as published in The American Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Magazine. Mr. Macri has also been awarded a rating of AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating, by the peer review rating process of Martindale-Hubbell. He is an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NELA) and the Elder Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association and a member of the Morris Country Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. In addition, he is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs and has been an advocate for disabled veterans through the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Mr. Macri received his bachelor's degree from Seton Hall University in 1970 and his law degree from Seton Hall University Law School in 1973. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, the federal courts and the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Since 1996, the focus of his practice has been Medicaid planning/special-needs trusts, asset preservation and related estate matters. As a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, he additionally handles guardianships, conservatorships and disability litigation, as well as end-of-life and contested probate issues.

Mr. Macri has lectured extensively for professional associations, including the Morris County Bar Association, the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey, the Alzheimer's Association, the New Jersey Registered Nurses Association, accountants groups, veterans groups and caregiver support groups, including the Morris County Caregiver Coalition. He has also appeared as an elder law expert on numerous radio programs, including WOR Radio in New York City and WMTR in Morristown, New Jersey, as well as written for publications on elder law, disability law and planning. In addition, he's a regular lecturer for the National Business Institute (NBI) on elder law issues.

Past clients include PHP Healthcare, Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey, Showboat Casino-Hotel and The Bank of New York.

As a CELA, Mr. Macri also handles Medicaid-related divorce litigation, nursing home litigation and elder personal injury litigation based upon his 44 years of trial experience. Litigation of all elder-related issues is also one of his specialties.

Richard J. Lutz Jr. is an associate attorney with 30 years' experience and heads the real estate and estate administration departments of the firm.

Adrienne J. Burke is an associate attorney with 25 years' experience and a former Essex County assistant prosecutor. Adrienne practices in the areas of civil and probate litigation, Medicaid applications and fair hearing appeals, and guardianships.

Whether representing you in the sale of property or establishing an asset preservation trust, Macri Law Group's knowledge of elder law imbues its efforts with a certain sensitivity that other law firms may lack. To learn more about any of our attorneys, please click on their names below:

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