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Frank Louis Buquicchio

Frank Louis Buquicchio

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, Real Estate

About Me

Frank L. Buquicchio  is a Partner with the law firm of Vincent J. Russo & Associates, P.C. of Westbury, Islandia, Lido Beach and Manhattan, New York. He earned his law degree at Hofstra University School of Law and was admitted to practice in 1994. Frank is a member of the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations. Frank is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is on the Board of the New York Chapter of NAELA.  He is a member of the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations’ Elder Law Committees (Past Co-Chair) and the Suffolk County Bar Association Surrogate's Court Committee.


He is on the Legal Advisory Committee for the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center (Long Island) and the Board of Directors of the Long Island chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Frank is a past Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and is also an accredited attorney with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. 


Frank is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation.  He was also named a New York Metro Super Lawyer in 2014.


Frank has published articles in The Suffolk Lawyer, 50+Lifestyles Newspaper and Eldercare, Ltd., and has appeared in Newsday’s Act II as "Ask the Expert" and in "Gray Matters”. He has appeared as a frequent guest speaker on WALK AM Radio’s “Memories in Melodies" discussing elder law and estate planning matters. Frank has presented numerous seminars on Elder Law and Estate Planning throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties to both consumers and professionals.


Frank's areas of practice include: Elder Law, Estate and Trust Planning, Veterans Benefits, Trust and Estate Administration and Real Estate.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Elder Law: 65%
    21 years
  2. Trusts: 15%
    21 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    21 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    21 years

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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Inna Fershteyn

    I endorse this lawyer. I like Frank's answers on Avvo - he is precise and has great understanding of Estate planning law

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Contact Info

Vincent J. Russo & Associates, PC

3740 Express Drive South
Islandia, NY, 11749

Vincent J Russo & Associates, PC

1600 Stewart Ave Suite 300
Westbury, NY, 11590

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2013
Annual Community Service AwardAlzheimer's Association Long Island2011
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerVincent J. Russo & Associates, PC1999 - Present
AssociateLaw Offices Of James T. Hytner1994 - 1999
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Timothy J. Mattimore1992 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (New York chapter)Board Member2014 - Present
Alzheimer's Disease Resource CenterLegal Advisory Committee2012 - Present
Alzheimer's Association - Long Island ChapterLegal Advisory Committee2010 - 2012
Arthritis Foundation - Long Island ChapterBoard Member2010 - Present
Academy of Special Needs PlannersMember2010 - Present
Suffolk County Bar Association Elder Law SectionChair2007 - 2009
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Matter of Rosemarie M.Won hearing and Medicaid approved

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
NewsdayQuoted in "Unheralded Vets' Benefits" article2009
The Suffolk LawyerSpecial Needs Trusts - When & Why (part 1)2009
50+ LifetylesHidden Benefits for Veterans2009
The Suffolk LawyerSpecial Needs Trusts - When & Why (part 2)2009
NewsdayQuoted in "Rules for redoing your will"2007
The Suffolk LawyerPromissory Notes in Planning Under the Deficit Reduction Act2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Adelphi UniversityN/ABBA1987
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Muscular Dystrophy AssociationPlanning for a Loved One with Special Needs2011
Medicaid Attacks Life Estates and TrustsMedicaid Estate Recovery2011
Elder Law - Keeping It SimpleElder Law2011
Alz Disease Education Conference & Expo 2011Impact of Health Care Reform on Individuals with Special Needs2011
Training Program for profeesional caregiversElder Law2010
Older Americans Month ConferenceESTATE PLANNING: A Matter of Trusts2010
Mental Health & Crisis InterventionLegal And Ethical Issues2010
33rd Annual Senior ExpoAsset Protection Planning2010
In House seminarPlanning for a Child with Special Needs2009
2009 Independence ExpoSpecial Needs Planning2009
2009 Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference & ExpoAsset Protection Planning - Trusts2009
Seven Ways to Protect your AssetsAsset Protection2008
3rd Annual Day of Awareness ConferencePlanning for Special Needs2008
Decision Making DayAdvance Directives and Wills2007
CLE for AttorneysComprehensive Will Drafting2004
Elder Care ForumElder Law and Asset Protection Planning2002
Decision Making DayAdvance Directives and Wills2002
Suffolk Ostomy AssociationAsset Protection Planning2001
Decision Making DayAdvance Directives and Wills2001
Caregiver's Practical Help WorkshopElder Law Legal and Financial Issues2001