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Johnson Teigen, LLC Named a “Best Law Firm”

The 2022 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has named Johnson Teigen, LLC as a best law firm in two categories for the Madison area.  We are named a Tier 1 firm for Elder Law and a Tier 2 firm for Trusts and Estates Law.  We thank our professional colleagues […]

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The Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes Attorneys Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson for 2022

The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes Attorneys Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson as outstanding attorneys in Elder Law. The attorneys and staff of Johnson Teigen, LLC appreciate the Best Lawyers recognition from our peers.  We look forward to providing high-quality legal services to our clients in estate planning, elder […]

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Johnson Teigen welcomes Attorney Roy W. Froemming

Attorneys Mark T. Johnson and Meghan M. Teigen are pleased to announce that Attorney Roy W. Froemming has joined Johnson Teigen, LLC as an of counsel attorney.  Attorney Froemming joins the firm with extensive experience in the areas of special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship, and elder law. Attorney Froemming is active in local and […]

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Attorney Meghan Teigen is a Super Lawyers Rising Star

        Attorney Meghan Teigen has been named a 2021 Rising Star by Super Lawyers.  Rising Stars is a prestigious distinction that only the top 2.5% of attorneys receive. Meghan focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, special needs planning, elder law, and probate and trust administration.  Furthermore, she is active […]

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Attorney Mark Johnson named Wisconsin NAELA’s chapter member of the year

At the 2021 annual meeting of the Wisconsin Chapter of NAELA, the chapter president awarded Attorney Mark Johnson the 2021 Chapter Member of the Year Award.  Chapter President, Heather Poster, commented, “Mark’s time and talents were invaluable to the Board, especially in his role as President in the early days of the pandemic and also […]

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Barbara Hughes receives NAELA national community service award

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has awarded the 2021 Powley Elder Law Award for community service to Attorney Barbara S. Hughes.  Attorney Hughes retired from Johnson Teigen, LLC in June 2020, and continues to consult with the firm and to serve in various roles in the legal and charitable community.  NAELA presents […]

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The Basics of SSI for Special Needs Planning

An individual who is disabled and who has a minimal work record may receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration.  Because of the modest monthly benefit and strict rules regarding SSI, careful planning for other financial support, whether from individuals or a trust, is essential in preserving and maximizing a recipient’s SSI. […]

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Johnson Teigen Observes National Elder Law Month

In recognition of National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Johnson Teigen highlights the following ways we assist clients with matters related to their health care and long-term care needs. Advising about health care advance directives, including health care powers of attorney, living wills, and related documents. Representing […]

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Advance Directives for Healthcare

You probably have particular wishes about your health care, treatment decisions, and end-of-life care.  In addition, you may want certain individuals to speak for you if you are unable to express your wishes.  In Wisconsin, if you do not have someone designated in a health care power of attorney, only a court-appointed guardian can make […]

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Attorney Meghan Teigen Will Speak on Long-Term Care Planning

On April 27, 2021, Attorney Meghan Teigen will speak on the subject of long-term care planning as part of a panel presentation for the Madison Public Library Foundation.  Joined by a CEO of a local senior housing community and an insurance agent, Attorney Teigen will address concerns for paying for long-term care, flexibility for future […]

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