Meet the Attorneys

Justin Ellis: Estate Planning AttorneyJustin Ellis

Justin is an associate attorney at Zacharia Brown, counseling clients in estate and asset protection planning, Medicaid eligibility for long term care, Veterans’ benefits eligibility, and estate administration. He also represents clients in Orphans’ Court litigation, including guardianship proceedings for incapacitated adults. Justin regularly represents hospitals and nursing homes to secure medical and financial decision makers for patients in need of such individuals.

Justin is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he represented indigent clients in Elder Law matters as part of the Sikov Elder Law Clinic. Justin is a member of both the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA).

Justin presents elder law topics on a weekly basis to area professionals and can be heard on the firm’s KDKA radio show. He also provides educational seminars to community organizations throughout the Pittsburgh area.

Justin was raised in Peters Township and currently lives with his wife in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

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