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Cori Ann Robinson

Probate Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   16 reviews
  • State Years
    New York - NY 16 years
    New Jersey - NJ 16 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Cori

Learn Cori’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Probate
    35%
    Probate, Administration and Surrogate's Court litigation

  2. Elder law
    33%
    Guardianships, Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning

  3. Estate planning
    32%
    Wills, Trusts and Advanced Directives

I am passionate about trusts and estates and elder law having devoted my entire career to this area of the law. Admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars my practice focuses on the following: Wills, trusts, advanced directives; estate planning; Probate  and Administration; Surrogate's Court proceedings and litigation; civil and commerical litigation; Guardianship proceedings in Supreme and Surrogate's Courts; Medicaid Planning and Special Needs Planning. I also serve as a Court appointed Guardian in New York State. Finally I serve on the Board of Directors for Ben Porat Yosef, a day school in Paramus, New Jersey where I chair the Legal Committee. 

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Location

Cori A. Robinson PLLC
325 East 6th Street, Suite II
New York, NY, 10003

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | November 29, 2023
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Unbelievably kind and understanding of the situation
A week ago Friday I received a very difficult call from a cousin living in New York who informed me she had short time to live and had not had an opportunity to get her affairs in order. Her wish was to spend her remaining time in Korea and time was of the essence. The Friday before Thanksgiving weekend (the day after week connected) Cori went to her hospital bed and started the process of getting our POA and last will and testament in order. Less than a week later my cousin is boarding a plane accompanied by a doctor from travel doctors with her affairs in order for whatever may come. Cori represented a incredibly important piece of this formula and I couldn't be more grateful. Thank you so so much Cori for your compassionate and swift advocacy. Best regards, Tom Kang
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Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2022
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Best Lawyer I've Ever Worked With.
Cori is a complete gem. She's so easy-going and selfless. Even though she was on vacation she still took time to consult with me. I had a difficult case and she handled it effortlessly. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Jessica | June 4, 2020
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Amazing experience!
Working with Cori was a great experience for us! She made the process very easy and quick! She answered all our questions we had and was very patient with us. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking these services!
Posted by anonymous | May 19, 2020
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Great estates attorney
I hired Cori to help my family and I with a complicated inheritance and trust issue and I couldn't have made a better choice. She dealt with the legal issues with a rare mix of professionalism and sensitivity. She answered all questions clearly, was honest about the challenges that might arise, laying out possible scenarios but also creatively finding ways to deal with them. She also proactively moved the process forward several times when it all seemed stuck in place. But what really stood out about Cori was her ability to work with the complex personalities and relationships involved, relating to everyone with patience, understanding and respect. I'm very grateful she's my lawyer and I'd recommend to her anyone.
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Posted by Avi | January 2, 2020
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My favorite lawyer
I was the real estate broker in a transaction of an estate sale that Ms Robinson was in charge of. I completely agree with the other reviews of her, she is a fantastic lawyer and a great person. We had a complicated situation with a lot of hurdles a long the way, but Cori handled every single issue in a professional manner and led us to a successful outcome. It was a pleasurable experience working with her as she was responsive and easily accessible to inform and answer questions. This is the type of lawyer I want on my side. So if you are looking for a trustworthy, professional and knowledgeable attorney, Cori is the one you want.
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Posted by anonymous | October 11, 2018
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Excellent estate attorney
My family and I are very grateful for the outstanding legal support provided by Cori Robinson during a very sensitive and difficult time in our lives. She is professional, organized, experienced, approachable and easy to work with. Cori is extremely knowledgeable about the probate process and provided us feedback and information every step of the way. I would not hesitate to recommend her services. She is an excellent attorney and a pleasure to work with.
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Posted by Rebekah | September 5, 2018
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Incredible experience
Cori Robinson is warm, kind and very knowledgeable. She treated us with respect and was gracious. She answered all of our questions and provided us with so much more information than we ever would have thought of ourselves. She was a pleasure to work with, I've already recommended her to so many friends and colleagues. I've actually asked to bring her in to my community to host a wills and estate planning workshop because I think what she has to offer will be so beneficial to so many.
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Posted by Joanna | April 10, 2018
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Knowledgeable and Professional Attorney
Cori was by far the best attorney I have ever worked with. Her knowledge of the law, her professional attitude goes above and beyond any attorney I have ever consulted with. She explains things thoroughly and in a way that you do not need a law degree to understand. She is a true advocate for her clients and it shows in her results. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone in need of an attorney.
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Posted by Kimberly | April 3, 2018
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Best decision ever!
Ms Robinson helped our family navigate the tricky waters of estate planning and our will. Most importantly, she helped navigate the ins and outs of paying for long terms care for our loved one. She was passionate, friendly, easy to reach, an excellent communicator, and most importantly very knowledgeable. Cori was very reasonably priced, compassionate, and a pleasure to work with. I couldn’t imagine going through this process with anyone else. I feel very lucky to have found her. I have since recommended her to all my family and friends and would never use anyone else.
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Posted by anonymous | March 29, 2018
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Wonderful attorney
Cori helped my family create our first will and legal documents. She was extremely professional, flexible, and helpful. Cori guided us through all the paperwork and was a real pleasure to work with. I really trusted her.
Posted by anonymous | November 12, 2017
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Professional, Personable, and Perfect.
Ms. Robinson represented me in an estate matter for over a year. During that time, she proved repeatedly why the decision to have her represent me was a good one. She explained in detail all the relevant issues, the paths that could be pursued, and was clear and confident in her ability to perform the task at hand. I found her exceptional at being timely, cost-effective, and honest. In a world filled with people who will wind up taking advantage of you; we have someone like Ms. Robinson who you can trust completely. I've not felt in better hands when it comes to legal representation than when I worked with her. This includes indicating things that she thought were not where she was best suited to address something. There was no arrogance or overstepping. Clear representation, helpful and incisive guidance, and professionalism from start to finish.
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Posted by anonymous | September 3, 2017
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Excellent Attorney
Cori assisted my family and me during a very trying time in our lives. She exhibited professionalism .empathy and a knowledge that was of great comfort. My issues are complex and they include Medicaid concerns, estate planning and litigation . I highly recommend and am thankful for all that she has done.
Posted by STEWART | September 3, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Cori Robinson
I couldn't be more satisfied with Cori as my lawyer. I've had dealings with lawyers before and while they've been satisfactory they simply did what was required. Cori is a warm, friendly person that explains everything to you, makes sure you see the technical aspects, and does it in a relaxed manner so that you don't feel you want to rush and get it over with quickly. She did my will as well as a friend's. She came to the apt. for him, brought an assistant to serve as witness on the documents and, since she is a notary as well, took care of that aspect of the proceedings as well. She came for a consultation for both me and my friend, explained everything, sent preliminary copies of the documents, and then returned with the final ones to sign. Her fees were very reasonable in comparison form what I hear others charge. Moreover, she is always ready to offer advice on legal matters if asked. All in all, I cannot think of a better lawyer and, singing her praises, I have recommended her to other friends as well.
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Posted by anonymous | August 30, 2017
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Client
Ms Robinson expertly handled some complex estate planning issues, and wrote my will. We also hired her to finalize issues related to my late mother's estate, with property in a number of different states. Her warmth, intelligence and good nature made all the difference. I would recommend her without hesitation.
Posted by Jeremy | August 29, 2017
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Comprehensive and attentive
Ms. Robinson was attentive when we met with her. She asked the questions we needed to have answered as we do our advanced planning. She was comprehensive, sending us a number of documents she had drafted that addressed our needs, even outside of the standard will. She was also responsive to our questions. Would definitely use her again.
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Posted by Annie | August 29, 2017
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Truly a pleasure to work with her.
Cori held our hands through the somewhat awkward and emotional process of estate planning and figuring out plans with family members and descendents. She answered every question with knowledge and poise, and explained everything every step of the way. She was flexible and accessible. I reccomend cori to anyone.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Attorney
  • Cori A. Robinson PLLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Columnist
  • Above The Law
  • 2018 - 2018

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • City University of New York, Hunter College
  • MA
  • 2006
  • Brandeis University
  • BA
  • 2000

Associations

  • Ben Porat Yosef
  • Vice President of Board of Trustees and Chair of Legal Committee
  • 2017 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Trusts and Estates
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Stuyvestant Town, NYC
  • Estate Planning for Young Families - MomsMeetUp
  • 2018
  • Stuyvesant Town
  • Estate Planning for Young families
  • 2018
  • Halacha Speaker Series
  • Halachic Issues in Estate Planning
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (9)
Endorse Cori
Entertainment Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I am both a colleague and client of Cori's, and I endorse this lawyer for her trusts and estates work."
Wills and living wills Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Cori for over 30 years and can vouch that not only is she a wonderful person, but an amazing, attentive, meticulous and caring attorney. She has prepared wills for both family and friends of mine and I trust and endorse her skills and competency immensely."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cori is outstanding attorney. She knows all of the ins and outs of Trusts and Estate Law, Elder Law, and Probate in every Court in New York. I highly recommend her."
Wills and living wills Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Cori is extremely knowledgeable in all matters related to wills and trusts."

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New York Probate Lawyer Cori Ann Robinson
Cori Ann Robinson
Probate Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 16 years
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