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  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    36 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Elder Law: 50%
    29 years, 1 thousand cases


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Po Box F1706
Binghamton, NY, 13902-0106


NYCurrently registered 197903/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 25 Upstate NY Women Super Lawyers 2007 to presentSuper Lawyers2012
Best Lawyer Trusts and Estates and Elderlaw 2002 to presentBest Lawyers in America2012
HonoreeBar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers2011
President's Pro Bono Service AwardNew York State Bar Association2010
Alumna in ResidenceAlbany Law School2008
Top 50 Upstate New York Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Colorado - Alpha Chapter1971
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner and Chair, Elder Law GroupLevene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP1991 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Conference of Bar PresidentsExecutive Council (2008 - 2011)2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember, House of Delegates2006 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1996 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationPresident (2007-2008)1979 - Present
Broome County Bar AssociationPresident (1987-88)1979 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionChair (1997-98)N/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar NewsHow to Generate More IOLA Fund Revenue2010
New York State Bar Association JournalLawyers and Aging: Reaching for the Top Rung2007
New York State Bar Presidential BlogTips for Aging Consciously and Successfully2007
Guardianship Practice in New York StateChapter: Appointment of Guardian: Who Can and Shall Serve2004
New York State Bar Association publicationPitfalls of Practice2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Colorado - BoulderIndividually Structured: Legal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts cum laude1975
Immaculate Heart AcademyN/AHigh School Diploma1971
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association Annual MeetingPresidential "Fit": Maintaining Health and Wellness for You and Your Association2012
American Bar Association Annual MeetingAge Discrimination in the Profession: Update on Law and Policy2012
New York State Bar AssociationNew York's Power of Attorney Law2010