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Joel D. Muhlbaum, Esq.

Joel D. Muhlbaum practices law in Stamford and Westport, Connecticut with his colleague, Attorney Sharon H. Rosen. Joel is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1985) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law – Yeshiva University (J.D., 1988).

Mr. Muhlbaum is a member of the Connecticut and New York bars. He is a member of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) and has served on its Executive Committee and as that Section’s Treasurer from 1996-1998. Mr. Muhlbaum is an active member of The Fairfield County Bar Association, Inc. and is currently serving a third term as Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections.

Mr. Muhlbaum is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA). He received this certification from the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) in October 2000. As an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Mr. Muhlbaum has served as a featured speaker at numerous NAELA Symposia and Institutes.

Joel's areas of practice include Elder Law (Medicaid planning, administrative fair hearings, incapacity planning), Estate Planning and Administration, and Probate matters including conservatorships.

Joel has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association – Fairfield County Chapter and Southern Connecticut Chapter. Mr. Muhlbaum has also served on the Board of Directors of ARI, Inc., a local non-profit organization serving disabled individuals residing in lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.