Elder Law Resources
Here is a listing of several websites that offer help in finding an elder law attorney
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (www.naela.org). Members of this association specialize in dealing with legal issues affecting seniors and people with disabilities. The website offers a “Find an Attorney” link, which enables you to locate elder law attorneys within a certain distance of your ZIP code. The site also has tips for interviewing and selecting an attorney.
National Legal Resource Center (https://nlrc.acl.gov). Created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging, the center is a collaborative project involving several nonprofit organizations known for research, training and advocacy in legal and aging services. The site has listings of select legal service providers by state.
Nassau County Bar Association (www.nassaubar.org). Each month, attorneys provide free Senior Citizen Consultation Clinics—30-minute private consultations to Nassau County residents 65 years of age and over (Call 516-747-4070).
The association also offers a lawyer referral information service (Call 516-747-4832 or email firstname.lastname@example.org).
Suffolk County Bar Association (www.scba.org). The association offers a lawyer referral and information service.
Call 631-234-5577 or email requests to email@example.com.
Nassau-Suffolk Law Services Committee (www.nslawservices.org). This nonprofit agency provides free legal services to low-income residents age 60 and over through its Senior Citizen Law Project. Attorneys handle concerns such as senior benefits and entitlements, advance directives and home ownership. Most cases are handled by telephone. Call 516-292-8088.
The Senior Citizens’ Law Program at Touro Law Center provides free legal advice to Seniors and their families. Call 631-761-7470.
National Legal Resource Center (https://nlrc.acl.gov). Created by the federal Administration on Aging, the center provides access to a coordinated national legal assistance support system in order to strengthen legal assistance/elder rights efforts across the country. The website also offers an online library of resources for caregivers.
Selected Long Island elder law firms by location:
Certilman Bailin Adler & Herman
Albanese & Albanese
Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel
Cullen and Dykman
Davidoff Hutcher & Citron
Makovsky & Asociates
Morritt Hock & Hamroff
Russo Law Group
(Also offices in Lido Beach, Islandia, Bay Shore and Manhattan)
Law Offices of Ann-Margaret Carrozza
(Also offices in Bayside and Port Jefferson)
Ronald Fatoullah & Associates
Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone
Vishnick McGovern Milizio
Kurre Schneps LLP
Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone
Murphy, Bartol & O’Brien
The Wolf Law Group
New Hyde Park
Ettinger Law Firm
(Also offices in Bohemia, Huntington, Melville, Smithtown, and Rockville Centre)
Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg
Kerley, Walsh, Matera & Cinquemani
Forchelli Deegan Terran
Karol & Sosnik
The Rizzuto Law Firm
Edelman, Krasin & Jaye
Ansanelli Law Group
Law Offices of David R. Okrent
Burner Law Group
Feldman, Kramer & Monaco
Davidow, Davidow, Siegel & Stern
Genser Cona Elder Law
(Additional office in East Meadow)
Katz, Smith & Chwat
Tulley Law, PC
Egan & Golden
Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick
Law Offices of Robert J. Kava