After working for one of the premier elder law firms in New York City, I opened my own practice in 2009. I pride myself on providing personal service to dozens of middle aged people and seniors through the New York City metropolitan area. My work ranges from drafting wills and trusts, including life insurance trusts and supplemental needs trusts, to drafting powers of attorney and health care proxies; doing Medicaid planning and applications,often involving asset protection; handling probate and estate administration; working on guardianship matters; and co-counseling on elder abuse and personal injury cases. Before starting to practice law in 2005, I was a legal affairs journalist for approximately 20 years.
Licensed since 1983
I highly endorse this lawyer. Peter is a an experienced and thoroughly professional elder law attorney. He brings a wealth of experience, expertise and diligence in representing his clients. I always think to consult with Peter when an estate planning matter comes before me which involves an aspect of elder law.
Peter Arcese Estate Planning Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. I turn to Peter frequently to discuss some of the most technical aspects of Community Medicaid and Nursing Home Medicaid for my New York City clients. I trust Peter Aronson's advice because he is thorough in how he goes about practicing his profession. I never have to worry that Peter Aronson may not have researched every aspect of the law. He has a fine attention to detail in an area of the law where the rules seemingly change from year to year. And, on those rare occasions where Peter Aronson does not have the answer, I am confident that Peter will not pretend to know what he does not. If Peter doesn't know the answer, he'll tell me so, and that's extremely important for knowing that an attorney is giving credible advice. I endorse this lawyer.
Richard Bryan Estate Planning Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|For Outstanding Pro Bono Service||Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Office for the Aging||2005|
|Associate||Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP||2005 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|New York City Bar Association||Legal Referral Service, focus on Elder Law and Trusts & Estates||2011 - Present|
|New York State Bar Assocaition||Member Elder Law and Trusts & Estates sections||2005 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association Elder and Special Needs Law Journal||New York State Partnership for Long-Term Care||2013|
|New York State Bar Association Elder and Special Needs Law Journal||Planning 2013 and Beyond||2013|
|Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism||Journalism||MA - Masters||1983|
|Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|Union College||Political Science||BA||1978|
|Planning for the Future (informal presentations)||Elder Law, Medicaid Planning and Trusts & Estates||2013|