Mark E. Biernath is one of the leading experts on Special Needs Law in Georgia. His firm, Nadler Biernath LLC, concentrates on the areas of Special Needs Law, Elder Law and Estate Planning. Recognized throughout the region for his thought leadership on the legal needs of individuals with disabilities, the elderly and their families, Mr. Biernath's practice areas include Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate/Estate Administration and Guardianship/Conservatorship. Mr. Biernath earned his B.S. Mgt. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, his Th.M. from the Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas, and his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. He is admitted to the bars of the courts of Georgia as well as the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia. Biernath is a charter member of both the Academy of Special Needs Planners, a national organization of attorneys dedicated to excellence in special needs planning, and ElderCounsel LLC, which focuses on Elder and Special Needs law. He also belongs to WealthCounsel LLC, the premiere national organization of Estate Planning Attorneys. In addition, the lifetime fellow of the Atlanta Bar Foundation is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the DeKalb Bar Association, and the Atlanta Bar Association. Drawing upon his unique personal experience with the disability community, Mr. Biernath authored a comprehensive Life Care Guide for parents of children with special needs, in addition to a series of educational videos and publications. He frequently speaks on estate planning topics for family support groups and at conferences for parents and professionals. In the past few years, Biernath has addressed school systems in Cobb County, Fulton County, DeKalb County, Gwinnett County, Cherokee County, Forsyth County, Henry County, Athens-Clarke County and Atlanta Public Schools, and organizations including Skyland Trail, Prader-Willi Society of Georgia, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, Share Our Autism Resources (SOAR), National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Senior Services Center, First Baptist Church-Woodstock, Enable Ministries and Intown Community Church.