Serving the Legal Needs of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Seniors and People with Special Needs. As Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA*), we have been recognized by the National Elder Law Foundation as having an enhanced level of skill, as well as special training, experience, and knowledge in Elder Law and Special Needs Planning. There are less than 50 attorneys in the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who have this certification. The CELA* designation means that we focus our practice on elder law. in fact, we have both been practicing elder law in Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2002. Our CELA* designation means that you can rely on our expert elder law advice.