DAYTON — Gudorf Law Group, LLC announced Thursday that Managing Attorney Ted Gudorf was recently elected President of the Life Essentials Board of Directors.
Life Essentials is a non-profit organization serving seniors struggling with mental illness in Montgomery and Greene counties. Its core program is providing guardians to individuals who have no financial means and no family or friend willing or able to be the guardian. The Guardianship Angel Volunteers program trains adult volunteers to be friendly visitors who monitor the well-being, health and safety of adults under guardianship during monthly visits.
“Our law firm is focused on helping seniors in all types of situations. This includes guardianships, Medicaid applications and asset protections trusts,” said Gudorf.
Gudorf is no stranger to helping the less fortunate. He is a Founding Trustee of the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project (“GDVLP”). The GDVLP has provided more than $15 million in donated legal services since its inception in 1988.
He has the distinction of being the first attorney in Ohio to obtain a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in estate planning and elder law. He is one of only 165 Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Specialists in estate planning, trust and probate law. He has repeatedly been named an Ohio Super Lawyer in the category of estate planning, trust and probate law and has a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rating.
Gudorf is a native of Minster, Ohio and is a graduate of Wright State University (honors) and the University of Dayton School of Law.