National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Announces 2021 Fellows
Attorneys Receive Highest Honor Bestowed By NAELA

Washington, DC – The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is proud to announce that Judith D. Grimaldi has been appointed a NAELA Fellow.

NAELA Fellows are attorneys who have been members of the Academy for at least three years, whose careers concentrate on elder law, and who have distinguished themselves both by making exceptional contributions to meeting the needs of seniors and by demonstrating commitment to the Academy.

Election as a NAELA Fellow signifies that the lawyer is recognized by his or her peers as a model for others, and an exceptional lawyer and leader. The most significant component in the selection process is commitment and contributions to NAELA through committee participation, programs, and leadership.

Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Upon joining, NAELA member attorneys agree to adhere to the NAELA Aspirational Standards. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is to educate, inspire, serve, and provide community to attorneys with practices in elder and special needs law. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit, or to locate a NAELA member in your area, please visit

As an attorney for over 25 years, Ms. Grimaldi has represented the rights of the elderly and disabled. She has special expertise on Medicare and Medicaid, health law, trusts and wills and estates. Her particular focus is on family caregivers and homecare. Ms. Grimaldi is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. She was named as an Outstanding Woman in Business and Community Leadership by NIA Community Services Network 2017; was named one of “New York’s Women Leaders in the Law”, by New York Magazine. After an extensive peer review and rating process, New York Magazine named her one of New York’s “Best Lawyers” 2008; Ms. Grimaldi has maintained that rating to the present day, and has been named a “Super Lawyer” since 2009. She is Peer Review Rated for ethical standards and legal ability through Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Grimaldi is active in the Senior Issues Committee of New York City’s Community Board 10, where she is developed a Bay Ridge Age Friendly Improvement District. She has authored a book — “5@55″, The 5 Essential Legal Documents You Need by Age 55” – as well as numerous articles in the field of elder care.

Please call 718-238-6960 to schedule a consultation with Judith D. Grimaldi or any of the attorneys at the Grimaldi Yeung Law Group, or click here to receive additional information.