Dana Goldberg, Esq.

Legal Director

WHAT DO YOU DO AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I am the Legal Director, overseeing the activities of our legal services team and projects.

WHY DO YOU WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I have a passion for advocating on behalf of seniors and empowering seniors to self-advocate for their rights.

HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

Successfully represented a 90 year old WWII veteran after his home, his possessions and all of his funds were stolen by a con artist.

AFFILIATIONS

I serve on the Delivery of Legal Services Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pro Bono Subcommittee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Philadelphia Financial Exploitation Prevention Task Force and the Domestic Violence Law Enforcement Committee.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

2017 – Presenter, “Civil and Criminal Case Options for Elder Abuse,” The National Center for Victims of Crime, National Training Institute
2017 – Co-Presenter, CLE “Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation & Ejectments,” Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center Volunteer Attorney Training Program, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
2017 – Co-Presenter, “Unique Features of Representing Child and Elderly Victims of DV and Sexual Assault including Child Advocacy including the Intersection of Civil Legal Proceedings and Child Protective Services Law,” PLAN VOCA Grantee Training
2017 – Co-Presenter, “Fraud & Exploitation Against the Elderly: An In-Depth Look at the Multi-billion Dollar Financial Exploitation of Older Americans, Including Legal Responses, Elder Justice and Medicare Fraud,” PCCD Pathways Conference
2017- Presenter, “Ethical Implications of Elder Investment Fraud and FE,” ABA and Philadelphia Bar Association Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation CLE series
Dana N. Goldberg, “Attorneys: Help Fight Elder Abuse,” The Legal Intelligencer (May 2017)
Karen C. Buck and Dana N. Goldberg, “A Call to Action in the Fight Against Elder Abuse,” The Legal Intelligencer (May 2014)

JOINED STAFF

2012

BEFORE SENIORLAW CENTER

I began my career representing battered women at Women Against Abuse. I spent many years in leadership roles in non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area.

HAILS FROM

Connecticut

EDUCATION

Temple University’s Beasley School of Law

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor