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Whether you are looking to prepare for the future or need help with a current legal issue, you can find comfort in knowing that Matthew will be protecting your interests no matter how big or small. While many estate planning and elder law issues can be very complicated, Matthew can explain all available options in an easy to understand manner. Lenza Law, PLLC was founded with the goal to bring a new approach to estate planning and elder law.  When clients are informed and prepared, the estate planning and administration process becomes as stress-free as possible.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    5 years, 300 cases
  2. Elder Law: 25%
    5 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    12 years, 300 cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    5 years, 35 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Kevin H. Pate

    Mr. Lenza's participation in this legal community demonstrates his knowledge and commitment to others. He is someone whom prospective clients in his area should sit down with for a consultation.

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Contact info

Lenza Law Firm, PLLC

1110 South Avenue
Suite 54
Staten Island, NY, 10314

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015
NJLicense Administratively Revoked200409/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Talent AwardUpwork Legal2015
Top Lawyer (Firm- Amabile & Erman, P.C.)New York Magazine2007
Super Lawyer (Firm- Amabile & Erman, P.C.)New York Super Lawyers2007
National Honor Society- Saint John's UniversityGolden Key2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/Managing PartnerLenza Law Firm, PLLC2013 - Present
ArbitratorCivil Court, City Of New York2006 - Present
AttorneyDanna and Associates2012 - 2013
Adjunct ProfessorSt. John’S University2008 - 2012
AttorneyAmabile & Erman, PC2003 - 2008
Law ClerkAmabile & Erman, PC2001 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
ElderCounselMember (Firm Membership)2012 - 2013
Civil Court of the State of New YorkArbitrator- Small Claims Court2006 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Kings County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Staten Island Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Golden Key SocietyPresident1999 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jeanette MinkowitzClient was very pleased with the outcome and has referred me several clients
Derek Robb and Katie RobbSatisfied Estate Planning Clients
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
St John's UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Curtis High SchoolMusic StudiesHigh School Diploma1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Saint John's University Adjunct ProfessorLegal Research and Writing2010
St. John's University- Adjunct ProfessorBusiness Law2009
Saint John's University- Adjunct ProfessorLegal Ethics2008