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Hanlon Niemann Attorney Named to 2011 NJ Super Lawyer’s List
Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann was named to the 2011 New Jersey Super Lawyer’s List. He was also named to the New Jersey Super Lawyer’s List in 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2005.  Only five percent of New Jersey attorneys are chosen each year based on the multiphase selection process.

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. was featured on the front cover of the Monmouth County Woman Magazine in their September/October 2010 edition. The magazine is devoted to providing information and articles of interest to Monmouth County women. Mr. Niemann was featured as one of Monmouth County’s most trusted elder law attorneys and spoke about various topics affecting today’s aging population.

Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq. and Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., on behalf of Hanlon Niemann, attended the 100th annual gala honoring the Monmouth County Chapter of the Boys Scouts of America. The firm was recognized by the Council President, Peter Cancro as a platinum sponsor of the event which raised nearly $150,000 for all the local chapters of boy scouting in Monmouth County, NJ.

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. was invited by the Office of Elder Rights and Adult Protective Services of the Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Aging and Community Services, to make comments on existing Adult Protective Services Programs on August 25, 2010 at the State Capitol located in Trenton, New Jersey.

On March 6th, Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. addressed the Monmouth County NJ Bar Association Family Law Committee on Special Needs Trusts, Supplemental Needs Trusts for adult and minor incapacitated children and aged parents and their use in asset planning and eligibility for government benefit programs, including Medicaid, SSI and SSD.


Attorney, Fredrick P. Niemann of Hanlon Niemann, Freehold, NJ Listed in Peer Review Rating

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., founding partner of Hanlon Niemann, has been listed by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell as “peer review” rated for 2008.

The peer review rating process evaluates lawyers in the U.S. and Canada and is based solely upon the comments, opinions and ratings of attorneys familiar with the nominated professionals. A Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics and reflects the confidential opinions of the bar and the judiciary.

Mr. Niemann was reflective when notified of the nomination. “I work extremely hard for my clients as do all the members of the firm. On behalf of my co-workers and professionals at the firm, we gratefully acknowledge this recognition.”

Mr. Niemann’s work is primarily in the practice area of elder law, estate and probate litigation, asset and income protection, planning for aging and persons affected by sudden and significant health issues, veteran’s benefits and special needs trusts. He can be reached at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com/, or 732-863-9900.


Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, P.C., a Freehold Township, NJ law firm with a significant elder law practice, was accredited by the US Veteran’s Administration as a certified attorney accredited to file, prepare, counsel and assist veterans and their families in Aid and Attendance pension benefits. This pension is extremely valuable to NJ’s struggling families facing large and increasing long term care costs for assisted living and nursing home care. It is a pension available to aging veterans 65 and older as well as veterans who are disabled or blind, and their surviving spouses. Monthly benefits can exceed $1,880 per month.

Benefits for Aid and Attendance are seldom applied for by eligible veterans, and Mr. Niemann is actively working to inform NJ veterans who are facing declining health or spending significant monthly income for medical and care costs. He can be reached Toll Free: (855) 376-5291 or fniemann@hnlawfirm.com/. Hanlon Niemann is located at 3499 Route 9 North, Freehold, NJ 07728.


Christopher J. Hanlon made a presentation to the New Jersey Apartment Assn. members concerning Familial Status and Occupancy Guidelines in New Jersey; Avoiding Discrimination Claims and Providing Fair Housing.


Hanlon Niemann Receives 2008 Best of Freehold Award

U.S. Local Business Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., July 17, 2008 — Hanlon Niemann has been selected for the 2008 Best of Freehold Award in the Real Estate Management category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

The USLBA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2008 USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and data provided by third parties.

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., managing partner of Hanlon Niemann, commented that “the national award demonstrates that our efforts to achieve a reputation as a law firm within our community have been recognized by other local business owners and professional organizations. It’s a real tribute to the members of our firm”.

About U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)

U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.

The USLBA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. The organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Its mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.

SOURCE: U.S. Local Business Association


Hanlon Niemann Attorney Named to 2008 NJ Super Lawyers List Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

On November 6, 2007, Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann was named to the 2008 New Jersey Super Lawyers List. Only five percent of New Jersey attorneys are chosen each year based on the multiphase selection process.


November 30, 2007 – Fredrick P. Niemann participated in a seminar hosted by the Mercer County Bar Association entitled “Utilizing Special Needs Trusts in Personal Injury and Matrimonial Settlement”, and successful mediation in Probate Litigation and Family Disputes.


Major Monmouth County Newspaper Features Elder Law Attorney, Fredrick P. Niemann of Hanlon Niemann, Freehold, NJ in a Recent Article on Wills

Monmouth County’s largest newspaper, the Asbury Park Press, recently wrote a featured article entitled “How To Prepare Your Will” with New Jersey based Fredrick P. Niemann of Hanlon Niemann, a commentator on the importance of a properly written Will, Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney.

Mr. Niemann was extensively quoted, along with a client of the firm, on the reasons that cause people to prepare wills, trusts and estate planning documents.

Mr. Niemann, a 30 year practicing attorney with extensive experience in elder law, asset protection, estate tax reduction and counseling of individuals and family businesses, was recommended to the Asbury Park Press as an attorney with significant experience in preparing estate plans, trusts and life care planning documents, particularly for individuals with sudden health setbacks like Alzheimer’s, dememtia, stroke, Parkinson’s, etc.