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Judith D. Grimaldi, is a partner in the elder law firm of GRIMALDI & YEUNG LLP.  Ms. Grimaldi’s perspective on the issues facing the elderly and disabled is unique; it was shaped by more than a decade of field experience as a social worker.  In addition, she was a community relations and family coordinator at South Beach Psychiatric Center of Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York.



Practice Areas


  1. Elder Law: 95%
  2. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Jeffrey N. Rheinhardt

    I endorse this lawyer. Knowledgable, first rate elder law attorney. Can recommend enthusiastically.


    Jeffrey Rheinhardt Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robin Burner Daleo

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robin Daleo Medicaid & Medicare Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Grimaldi & Yeung LLP

9201 4th Avenue, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11209


NYCurrently registered 199303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
World Award RecipientSUN-B2013
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2012
New York’s Women Leaders in the LawNew York Magazine2012
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Best Lawyers in New YorkNew York Magazine2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGrimaldi & Yeung, LLP2008 - Present
PartnerFreedman Fish & Grimaldi, LLP2000 - 2008
Associate AttorneyKurzman Karelsen & Frank1995 - 2000
AssociateGoldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP1993 - 1995
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationExecutive Committee, Elder Law Section, Trust and Estate Section1993 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationChair-Elder Law Section’s Comm. on Legal Problems of the Aging1993 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember of NAELA’s Council of Advanced PractitionersN/A
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bay Ridge Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysEditor of NAELA NEWSN/A
New York State Bar AssociationCo-Chair-Health Issues Comm.of the Elder Law SectionN/A
New York State Bar AssociationChair of the Mediation SectionN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
NAELA Advanced Elder Law ReviewLegal Capacity Counseling2011
NAELA NewsUpdates on Health Care Reform: Impact on Medicare and Medicaid Recipients2011
New York State Bar Association Section NewsletterThe Class Act – Community Living Assistance Services Supports Act—A Long Term Care Option in the Health Care Legislation2011
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Best Practices for Long-Term Planning and Nursing Home Protection2011
New York State Bar AssociationOverview of Health Care Reform: Impact on Medicare and Medicaid Recipients,2010
Elder Law Attorney NYSBANew York State's Medical Orders to Honor the Wishes of Seriously Ill Patient2009
Alzheimer's Association, NYC ChapterNew York State's Power of Attorney Gets a New Look & Better Control2009
New York State Bar AssociationPersonal Care Contract Options2008
New York State Bar Association Advance Elder Law SeminarStaying at Home Options Other Than Medicaid2001
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Marymount Manhattan CollegeGerontologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1980