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Osofsky, Gene

Gatehouse PlazaSuite 2081290 "B" StreetHayward, CA 94541- 2996


Updated: 12/30/2009


ELDER LAW: we assist seniors and their families plan for long term care, including planning for incapacity and for the cost of same while preserving family assets. Often, this involves strategic planning to establish eligibility for the Medi-Cal program to assist with cost, while preserving assets for the family. In many cases, the use of sophisticated planning techniques can accelerate eligibility and avoid so-called asset "spend down". We also address issues concerning Medi-Cal...


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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Wills & Estates


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1970

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California, 1982

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, 1970
  • National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys, 1997 - Present
  • Association of Certifed Family Law Specialists, 1990 - Present
  • LRS, California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform, 1995 - Present (Member of LRS)
  • Estate Planning Section, State Bar Of California, 1997 - Present


  • Wiley Manual Pro Bono Award, 1995

Classes and Seminars

  • Planning For Long Term Care/Asset Protection Planning, Numerous Senior, Disability, Caregiver & Hospital Organizations,, 1996 - Present
  • Medi-Cal Planning For Long Term Care, Hayward Lawyers Club, March 23, 2004 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • VISTA Volunteer (As Lawyer), 1969 - 1970
  • Berkeley Men's Shelter (perpare/serve meals), 1999 - 2001
  • Law Clinic, National MS Society, 2000 - 2003
  • Community Service Awarad, National MS Society, 2002


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, June, 1969
  • University of California, Berkeley, CA, June, 1966

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta


Published Works

  • "Consumer's Guide To Medi-Cal Planning", 2005
  • Dividing The Family Home, Legal Secretaries Association

Office Information


Gatehouse PlazaSuite 2081290 "B" StreetHayward, CA 94541- 2996


  • (510) 247-0150


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