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Louis P Lepore

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicaid & Medicare, Probate, Guardianship

About Me

The attorney who is accessible and responsive to your needs


 


Louis Lepore is an attorney admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Florida. He has a B.S in accounting from St. Johns University, and an extensive graduate education, including an L.L.M. in taxation from Georgetown University. He has vast experience in tax matters, over ten years of experience working for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  Mr. Lepore uses his education and experience to help clients deal with taxation issues in real estate, estate planning, and probate. He has dedicated his practice of law to providing quality legal representation and personal attention to all of his clients, whether he is drafting a simple will or handling a complex estate.



Practice Areas:


 


Estate Planning. Mr. Lepore will make an extensive assessment of your assets and recommend an estate plan that will ensure that your wealth is passed on according to your wishes and your assets are protected. Each estate plan is individually tailored to meet your needs.


 


Elder Law/Medicaid Asset Protection. His focus on the legal needs of seniors will enable them to protect their assets and qualify for Medicaid. As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, he is current on trends and concerns regarding our elderly population. As people age, protecting assets and protecting their legacy become a top priority. He can assist seniors with issues such as trusts, health care planning, proxies and living wills, nursing home abuse, guardianship matters, durable powers of attorney and retirement planning.


 


Probate and Estate Administration.  Mr. Lepore has represented numerous clients in Surrogates Court handling probate and estate administrations. His knowledge and understanding of probate procedures and tax laws help the process move quickly through the proper channels.


 


When you choose Louis Lepore, you choose an attorney who is committed to ensuring the security and protection of his clients and their money.


 


 

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Languages Spoken: Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    19 years
  2. Elder Law: 30%
    19 years
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 25%
    10 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    19 years
  5. Guardianship: 5%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Alisa Sondak

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Lepore has extensive experience in the area of Elder Law and I highly recommend him for all of your Trust & Estates, Wills, Probate as well as Elder Law matters

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    Alisa Sondak Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Harold Otterbeck

    I endorse this lawyer. Louis is very knowledgeable in the Estate Planning and Elder Law area of law. I have heard him speak on numerous occasions and he takes great pride in what he does and that he is helping his clients protect their assets and interests.

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    Christopher Otterbeck Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Louis Lepore, Esq.

885 Huguenot Ave
Staten Island, NY, 10312

Louis Lepore, Esq.

40 Wall Street
New York, NY, 10005

Louis Lepore, Esq.

331 Newman Springs Road
Building One, Fourth Floor Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ, 07701

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200505/29/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200408/17/2015
NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trust & Estates LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Attendance of Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institute on Estate Planning2013
Attendance of 46th Annual Heckerling Institue on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institue on Estate Planning2012
Attendance of 44th Annual Heckerling Institue on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institue on Estate Planning2010
Excellence in Elder Law and Special NeedsElder Counsel2009
Ten years of ServiceNYS Department of Taxation2004
Volunteer Income tax assistanceAmerican Bar Association1990
Community Service AwardTownship of Huntington1990
Spirit of America Volunteers AwardIRS1990
Volunteer in Taxpayer Service ProgramNYS Department of Taxation1990
Oral Advocay AwardTouro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and PrincipleLouis Lepore, Esq.2010 - Present
Senior CounselMenicucci Villa & Associates PLLC2006 - 2010
Assistant CounselNew York State Department Of Taxation & Finance1994 - 2005
AssociateLanter and Ouslander1993 - 1994
InternSenator Alfonse M. D'Amato1991 - 1992

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Staten Island Economic Devolvement CouncilBusiness Council2012 - Present
Staten Island Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Academy of Special Needs PlannersMember2011 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneyMember2010 - Present
WealthCounselMember2009 - Present
ElderCounselMember2009 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Flordia Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Richmond County Kiwanis ClubMember1995 - 1998
Sons of ItalyMember1993 - 1998
New York City Bar AssociationMember1993 - 1997

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
B. DOE V. THE DOE REVOCABLE TRUSTCASE SETTLED ON THE RECORD
NYS COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCETurnover Granted

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
NYS Society of CPAs -The Tax StringerThe Value of Using Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning2015
Richmond County Bar Association JournalThe Estate Planner's Liability2011
Richmond County Bar Association JournalExpanded Estate Recovery and Life Estates- What is the impact on your clients with life estates?2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1992
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD1991
Saint John's UniversityAccountingB.S.1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Met Life Estates Planning and Elder LawEstates Planning and Elder Law2015
The Probate Process From Start to FinishPutting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate2014
Staten Island Chapter Annual Tax Conference2014 Changes to New York’s Estate, Gift and Trust Income Taxes2014
Staten Island Chapter Annual Tax ConferenceEstates, Trusts and Elder Law for the Tax Professional2014
Estate Planning: An OverviewEstate Planning2014
Richmond County CPA SocietyGrantor Trusts2013
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and the Tax Professional2013
Merrill LynchQualified fund conversion is it the right choice?2013
Richmond County CPA SocietySection 79 Planning2011
Richmond County CPA SocietyElder Law and Life Estates2011
Richmond County CPA SocietyElder Law and the Tax Professional2011
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and CPA2011
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and the tax proffessional2011
Richmond County Bar AssociationThe 2010 Basis "Step-Up" Rules2010
Richmond County Bar AssociationThe Estate Planner’s Liability and the Use of Life Estates2010
CPA CE EVENTIntentional Defective Grantor Trust2010
National Life Insurance of VermontEstate Planning2009
Metropolitan LifePremium Financing for Estate Planning2009
CPA CE EVENTEstate Planning Basics for the CPA2009