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Ellen A. Victor

Ellen A. Victor

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Elder Law, Probate, Power Of Attorney

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About Me

Ellen Victor concentrates her practice in all aspects of elder law, small business and estate planning. She is qualified to serve as a court evaluator and attorney to incapacitated persons in a guardianship proceeding.


 


While Ellen provides estate planning and elder law to a wide variety of clients, as the parent of an adult special needs child, her passion is serving the legal needs of families with disabled children.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Elder Law: 30%
    9 years, 500 cases
  2. Business: 30%
    9 years, 165 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 30%
    9 years, 500 cases
  4. Power Of Attorney: 5%
    9 years, 550 cases
  5. Probate: 5%
    75 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

28 total 

  • Sarah Carr D'Amato

    Ms. Victor and I are both members of a national listserv. Ms. Victor is a valuable contributor the listserv and her opinions, advice, and support are an asset to the listserv's community. I believe her to be dedicated to her practice and clients.

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    Sarah D'Amato Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael G. Lichterman

    Ellen has the unique ability to provide an effective solution to a problem in a time-effective manner. I have the pleasure of being a member of the same nationwide attorney group as Ellen. Her answers to questions and problems are always on point, directly answer the question, and do so without the verbosity for which we attorneys are so well known. I would recommend her to anyone who wants an attorney who will provide an effective legal solution to their problem without running up the clock in the process.

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    Michael Lichterman Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Victor Law Firm, P.C.

666 Old Country Road
Suite 810
Garden City, NY, 11530

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York State Bar AssociationNew York State Bar Association2013
Veteran's AccreditationVeteran's Administration2012
New York State Bar AssociationNew York State Bar Association2011
memberNew York City Bar Association2010
memberAmerican Bar Association2010
Certificate of AppreciationMerrick Lions Club Foundation, Inc.2010
Dean's List, 2003-2006Hofstra University School of Law2006
Certificate for Mediation SkillsHofstra University School of Law2006
Regent's ScholarshipNew York State1973

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentVictor Law Firm, P.C.2010 - Present
OwnerThe Law Office of Ellen A. Victor2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyBoutique Law Office2007 - 2008
Community Legal Assistance Clinic2006 - 2007
Assistant Vice PresidentShearson Lehman Hutton1985 - 1988
Assistant Vice PresidentDonaldson Lufkin Jenrette1983 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Alliance on Mental IllnessDirector2012 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysMember2011 - Present
ElderCounselMember2011 - Present
Elderlaw Section NYS Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Trusts and Estates Section--NYSBAMember2008 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Special Needs PlanningProvided for future of adult disabled child
Medicaid and Special Needs PlanningSaved gov't benefits for Medicaid client
Formation of CorporationSuccessfully inc. protecting personal assets

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Long Island Business NewsKeeping it in the Family2011
Long Island Elder LawA Physician's Guide to End of Life Decisions2011
Long Island Special Needs LawyerSpecial Needs Trusts and Personal Injury Settlements2010
Long Island Small Business LawFree Tax Calendar for Small Businesses2010
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogTypes of Special/Supplemental Needs Trusts2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogYour Federal Tax Dollars at Work--A Small Business Online Community2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogProviding for the Future of Your Special Needs Child2009
Long Island Small Business Law Blog7 Things Your Small Business Lawyer Can Do For You2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogWhen Family Wants to Help Your Special Needs Child2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogDisabled Students Paddled More Often in School2009
Nassau LawyerSpecial Needs Trusts: preserving government benefits for people with disabilities2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogSmall Businesses and Federal Tax Help2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogLong Island Small Business Development Centers2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogAction Plan--8 Weeks to a Letter of Intent2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogNew York State's New Power of Attorney2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogMore Twitter Tips for Small Business Owners2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogIs Funding A Special Needs Trust a Guessing Game?2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogHow to Incorporate Your Sole Propretorship2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogChoosing a Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogNY LLC Publication Requirements are a Burden for Small Businesses2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogWhy Small Business Owners Need to Consider Twitter as a Marketing Tool2009
Long Island Special Needs Law BlogPlanning for the Future of Your Special Needs Child2009
Long Island Small Business Law BlogObama Calls Small Business The Little Engine That Could2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
State University of New York, Stony BrookEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Obtaining Veteran's Benefits and Funding Long Term CareObtaining Veteran's Benefits and Funding Long Term Care2013
New York City Bar Association, CLE CommitteeEstate Planning Basics2013
Met Life Training ProgramElder Law Planning2012
Family to FamilySpecial Needs Trusts2012
Elder Law SeminarHow to Pay for Long Term Care2012
Radio WGBB 1240AMLong Island Special Needs2011
Met Life TrainingEstate Planning for Life Insurance Agents2011
Legal Issue Planning for Mental Health Consumers and their FamilieSpecial Needs Trusts2011
SeminarRevocable Living Trust2010
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)Special Needs Trusts for Mentally Disabled Relatives2010
How to Start Up and Operate a Small BusinessHow to Start Up and Operate a Small Business2009
Helping Your Business Thrive ExpoSmall Business2009
Estate Planning for Life's TransitionsWills, Trusts, Advanced Directives2009
Alzheimers Support GroupNew York States' New Power of Attorney2009