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Vincent James Russo

Vincent James Russo

also known as VIncent J. Russo

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Probate, Trusts, Wills & Living Wills, Real Estate

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Elder Law: 30%
    30 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    35 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    35 years
  4. Trusts: 10%
    35 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael Gilfix

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Russo is of the most accomplished and experienced estate planning and elder law attorneys in the nation. He profoundly understands the law, writes and lectures about the law, and provides excellent legal services to individual clients . We have referred many matters to the office of Vincent J. Russo over the years. Referred clients report that they have been uniformly pleased with work done by this office.

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    Michael Gilfix Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Tim Nay

    I have known Vincent Russo for over 25 years both as a leader in the fields of Elder Law, Special Needs Planning and Estate Planning and as a compassionate and effective advocate for his clients. His experience in these fields is invaluable and second to none in the Long Island area. In addition the legal team at Vincent J. Russo & Associates is equally caring and client friendly. I strongly recommend Vincent and the law offices of Vincent J. Russo & Associates if you are looking for the best in your area.

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    Tim Nay Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1600 Stewart Ave Ste 300
Westbury, NY, 115906611

3740 Express Drive SOuth
Islandia, NY, 11749

250 Lido Blvd
Lido Beach, NY, 11561

485 Madison Ave
Floor 15
New York, NY, 10022

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199005/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 197903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's WhoStrathmore's2009
Community Service AwardUnited Cerebral Palsy's Nassau2008
President's Recognition AwardNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2006
Medal of Honor and CitationNew York State, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi2005
Elder Law Section AwardNew York State Bar Association2005
Award for Outstanding Achievement in the New York ChapterNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2005
Un-Award for the InstituteNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2002
President's Recognition AwardNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys1998
New York Super LawyerSuper LawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing ShareholderVincent J. Russo & Associates, P.C.1985 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Elder Law FoundationPrograms Committee2011 - Present
Adelphi UniversityMember, Suburban Aging Committee2009 - 2009
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Public Policy CommitteeMember2007 - Present
ElderCounselCo-Founder, Chairman of the Board2006 - Present
Arthritis Foundation-Long Island ChapterBoard Member2006 - 2010
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Advanced Practitioners CouncilMember2006 - Present
Academy of Special Needs PlannersCo-Founder, Officer2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (New York chapter)President2004 - 2005
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (New York chapter)Founding Member2004 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Medicaid Strategies Task Force2003 - 2007
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Special Legislative Task Force1997 - 1997
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Symposium1995 - 1995
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Long Range Planning Committee1995 - 1998
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysCertified Elder Law Attorney1995 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Public Policy Committee1993 - 1994
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPresident1992 - 1993
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPresident-Elect1991 - 1992
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, First Annual Elder Law Institute1991 - 1991
The Alzheimer's Association-Long Island ChapterLegal Advisory Board, Committee Member1990 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysFellow1990 - 1990
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionFounding Member1989 - 1989
Nassau County Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember1989 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysTreasurer1988 - 1991
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysBoard of Directors1988 - 1993
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysFounding Member1988 - Present
Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law CommitteeMember1988 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Thomson West publicationNew York Elder Law and Special Needs Practice2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationMasters of Law1979
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
BostonAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1971