Kathleen R. Rodberg

Kathleen Rodberg assists clients with a wide array of matters. From traditional estate planning and administration to the unique and challenging issues facing the elderly and those with disabilities, Kathleen will work to support you and your family as you address current concerns and plan for the future. The often complex situations of elderly or disabled clients require detailed planning and a specific knowledge base in the area of elder law. Kathleen regularly helps clients establish and administer guardianship and special needs trusts, develop comprehensive Medicaid and long-term care plans, and prepare traditional estate planning documents. In addition, Kathleen frequently gives presentations on topics like recent developments in elder law, special needs trust taxation, and probate matters.

Contact Information

Office: 828.254.8800

krodberg@mwblawyers.com

48 Patton Avenue
PO Box 3180
Asheville, North Carolina 28802-3180

Client Successes

  • Helped numerous married couples qualify for long-term care Medicaid benefits for an ill spouse to preserve assets for the healthy spouse living at home.
  • Assisted in a jury trial for an individual seeking to restore competency after being adjudicated incompetent.
  • Helped a family explore less-intrusive alternatives to a guardianship for their incompetent parent who was refusing all assistance.
  • Helped long-term care facilities resolve Medicaid eligibility issues for residents who were denied.

Community Involvement

Kathleen’s community involvement includes work with:

  • North Carolina Bar Association Elder Council Member and Special Needs Law Section (Newsletter Co-Chair)
  • Henderson County Council on Aging (Board Member)
  • Land of Sky Estate Planning Council
  • United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (Highlands Circle)
  • 28th Judicial District Bar (Member)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member)
  • Asten Park Health Care Center (Board Member)
  • NC Chapter of NAELA (Board Member)

Bar

North Carolina (2012)

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2012)

Education

Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 2012)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A. Political Science & B.A. German, 2009)