Chelsey Gottlieb, Esq. is a Senior Associate and has been with Weiss Law Group for four years. She is admitted to the State of New York Bar and is primarily focused on Elder Law. She concentrates on asset protection strategies and Medicaid planning. Prior to joining Weiss Law, Chelsey served as a law clerk in the Office of the Westchester County District Attorney, Special Prosecutions Division, where she assisted in the prosecution of elder abuse cases.
Chelsey has collaborated with legal and healthcare professionals to prepare educational programs for attorneys, various professionals, and consumers. Her research regarding diminished mental capacity and its effect on the elder community was presented by Touro Law Center’s Aging and Longevity Law Institute at its first Annual Conference—The Capacity Crisis, What Lawyers Need to Know and Do for Their Clients, the Public and Themselves—in October 2013. She was recently published in New York Minutes: The Newsletter of the Federal Bar Association of the Southern District of New York. Her articles include The Growing Concerns of and Challenges to S.C.P.A. Article 17-A (August 2017) and Major Changes in Special Needs Law: Legislative and Case Law Update (co-author, Winter 2016).
Chelsey earned her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served as a Staff Writer and Articles Editor of the Cardozo Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal. She earned a B.A. with Phi Beta Kappa from Lehigh University.
Chelsey is an active member of the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Special Needs Section; and of the New York City Bar Association, Legal Problems of the Aging Committee.