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Linda Kramer Named to Hospice of the Valley Board of Directors

Linda Kramer, JD, MBA, RN
Linda Kramer, JD, MBA, RN

Kramer Radin, LLP managing partner brings medical and legal experience to nonprofit

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec.  9, 2013 – Hospice of the Valley has named Linda Kramer, JD, MBA, RN and managing partner of Kramer Radin, LLP to its board of directors.

Kramer’s law practice concentrates on estate planning, trusts, wills, trust administration, probate, conservatorships, estate dispute resolution, charitable giving, tax planning, business and succession planning.

She is a past member of the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, where she served as chair of its Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Silicon Valley Bar Association and has served as president of its Board of Trustees and chair of the Education Subcommittee of the Trusts and Estates Section.

A former adjunct professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law, Kramer holds Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She is certified as an estate planning, probate and trust law specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Kramer, a retired registered nurse, also holds a degree in nursing from Temple University.

“Linda’s experience in the medical and legal professions is a perfect asset for Hospice of the Valley,” said Sally Adelus, president and CEO of Hospice of the Valley. “We are delighted to have her on the board.”

“My legal practice compels me to be aware of support networks that are available for my clients and their families, who are frequently in desperate need of support at their most vulnerable time,” Kramer said. “I have found that Hospice of the Valley can be a critical part of that support, and am quite excited to be a member of the board of directors.” 

About Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley is a nonprofit organization in Silicon Valley that provides serious illness and end-of-life care programs and services, including palliative and hospice care, grief counseling for adults, children and families, and emotional support, education and practical assistance. The organization also provides individual counseling and loss-specific support groups to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Established in July 2013, the Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley™, the first independent, community-based, outpatient center of its kind in California for seriously ill patients and their families, is a division of Hospice of the Valley. Hospice of the Valley also provides a community resource website for caregivers and families at seriousillness.org/santaclaracounty. Serving Santa Clara County since 1979, Hospice of the Valley honors all cultures, beliefs, values and traditions and is committed to serving its diverse community and providing equitable access to care for all regardless of financial ability. For more information, call 408.559.5600 or visit hospicevalley.org.

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Media Contact:

Hospice of the Valley

Jeanne Wun

Community Relations

jwun@hospicevalley.org

408.489.6787

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