Mr. Chu has been involved with the area of Elder
Law since 1990. Before joining the firm he was the Senior Staff Attorney for the Brookdale Center on
Aging of Hunter College from 1990 to 1999, where he specialized in Medicaid eligibility and government entitlements. From
1995 to 1999, Mr. Chu was also the Attorney-in-charge of the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program at Selfhelp
Community Services, Inc. ; known for his speaking skills, Mr. Chu has been an invited speaker/presenter
at New York State Bar Association Sponsored Programs in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
- RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL Of Law -Camden : J.D.1987 with an Honors Degree in International Law and member of the
Law Review Staff
- UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT - B.A. 1981.
Mr. Chu has been an Adjunct Professor at CUNY Law School
and Long Island University, where he taught Elder Law related courses. He is a respected lecturer
on government entitlements and since 1998 has presented a monthly lecture series on applying for Medicaid home
care at Caringkind (formerly known as theAlzheimer's Association of New York City) .
Mr. Chu is a regular speaker for the National Constitution Center Audio Conference Series, which provides
continuing legal education to attorneys nationally. Mr. Chu has been the Chair of the New York City
Citywide Medicaid Advisory Council since 1995 . He is the author and editor of the chapter "Medicaid
for the Elderly, Blind and Disabled", found in The New York Elder Law Handbook published annually
by the Practicing Law Institute of New York, where he is also a member of their faculty and current Co-Chair
of their Annual Elder Law Institute. Mr. Chu is a member of the National Academy
of Elder Law Attorneys and the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section. He is admitted
to practice in New York, New Jersey (inactive) and Washington, D.C. (inactive) Before entering the field
of Elder Law, Mr. Chu was an associate attorney at Dunnells, Duvall, Bennett & Porter in Washington, D.C. from 1987
to 1989 where he focused on White Collar Criminal defense work.