Darlene has 16 years of experience at the firm, both as a Medicaid Paralegal and most recently as the Medicaid Coordinator. She is responsible for reviewing the plan established by Attorney Allaire and works closely with Charlotte, our Elder Care Coordinator. She is responsible for coordinating and assigning the files to the Medicaid Paralegals. In addition to providing support to the Medicaid staff, she also processes Medicaid applications. She collects state-required documentation, reviews and analyzes the information provided, and processes and files the Medicaid applications with the State of Connecticut Department of Social Services. She corresponds with the clients during the intake phase to obtain the necessary documentation, and supports them through the Medicaid application process. Darlene works directly with the State Eligibility Workers on processing requests for information from application through Medicaid approval.
Darlene has been married to her husband, John for 32 years and has 4 grown children. Jennifer is Professor of Kinesiology. Kristina is a Production Coordinator. Jonathan is a Civil Engineer and Matthew is an English Teacher. Darlene’s family is the greatest joy in her life. She also enjoys exercising at the gym, longs walks on the beach, biking, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, reading, home decorating, gardening, cooking, antiquing, and traveling. She and her husband have visited 35 of the 59 National Parks and their goal to visit them all.
Darlene has a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Central Connecticut State University.