Our Legal Team

At Heffner & Associates, our team of experienced professionals provides our clients with responsive, and courteous legal service. To us, each client is an individual, never just a number or a case. Read on to learn more about each of our team members and what makes us passionate about Elder Care Law.

Mark B. Heffner, Esq.

Founder & Partner

Mark B. Heffner, Esq. founded Heffner & Associates in 1992 to serve the needs of older Rhode Islanders and their families. Mark began the practice of law in 1982 at larger law firms, but in 1988, he experienced an elder law crisis within his own family. This incident made Mark… read more »

Jacqueline L. Grinnell


Jackie has been a paralegal with Heffner & Associates since 2000 and serves as the “go to” paralegal on Medicaid matters. She walks clients through the steps towards Medicaid eligibility and prepares all required documents for applications and redeterminations. Clients who are facing long-term care costs for their spouse, parent,… read more »

William H. Jamieson


Bill has been a paralegal with Heffner & Associates for more than ten years, serving as our primary estate planning paralegal, providing our clients with support throughout the estate planning process. Working with Attorney Heffner, Bill helps to ensure that each client’s unique plan is implemented as efficiently as possible.… read more »

Jennifer L. Waterman


Jennifer has been a paralegal with Heffner & Associates since 2007, and focuses on guiding clients through the probate process. Whether our client has been appointed as a Guardian for an incapacitated loved one, or as an Executor or Administrator in a decedent estate, Jennifer works with Attorney Heffner to… read more »

Heffner & Associates, Elder Care Law & Estate Planning

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615 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, Rhode Island