Meet Your Team
Focusing Elder Law, Scott Counsel was founded with a mission to help families address the issues in aging. Our approach is centered around individual needs as opposed to a “one-size fits all” service.
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JUSTIN L. SCOTT, ESQ.
Justin L. Scott Esq. focuses exclusively in the areas of elder law, life resource planning, estate planning, asset protection and estate administration. Mr. Scott counsels clients with regard to long term care planning, wills and trusts, asset preservation, Medicaid qualification and probate.
Richardo Y. Mabanta, MD. – Neurologist
Geriatric Care Educator and Consultant
Ricardo Y. Mabanta is a neurologist in Marlton, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Virtua Marlton Hospital and Virtua Memorial Hospital where he serves as the Lead Clinician for Neurology.
Claudia Gallagher is a member of the NJ Bar and received her Juris Doctor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After graduating, she began working at Scott Counsel. She gained knowledge of the Medicare and Medicaid statutes during her internship at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Client Care Coordinator
Christa Ciocco Fries as our Director of Elder Care Coordination.
From starting as an inpatient social worker for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, to becoming the Director of Case Management and Social Work for a high acuity needs long-term care hospital, she has dedicated her professional career to helping people as they navigate the health care system.
Director of Business Development
Helene is the Director of Business Development for Scott Counsel. She has spent the last thirty years dedicated to the Senior Population. In the past, she was the Marketing Director for Comfort Care which is a company providing adaptive equipment and orthotics to seniors in Assisted Living and Nursing Homes. She has spent eighteen years as the Marketing Director for Five Star Senior Living. She was able to help families make decisions for their loved ones and offered them a better quality of life as so many seniors were isolated in their homes. In her current role, she educates seniors and their families on the importance of having their estate plans and important documents in place. We strongly believe Every Life Deserves A Plan. She also helps and provides guidance to our clients with placement options when home is no longer a possibility.
Director of Community Outreach
Jeannie has dedicated her life to helping families during difficult times. With decades of experience in the senior community she focuses on community outreach by scheduling support groups, events, seminars, CEUs, and building new relationships from Gloucester to the Jersey Shore.
Office Manager/Senior Paralegal
Clare supports office personnel with our various practice areas. She provides direct contact with our clients to keep everyone informed.