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Committed to providing excellent probate administration and estate litigation legal representation across New York and New Jersey.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
    25 years, 500 cases
  2. Trusts: 20%
    25 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Wills: 20%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    25 years, 800 cases



Hourly ($380-480/hour), Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Susan Friedland

140 Broadway
New York, NY, 10005


NYCurrently registered 199103/07/2016
NJLicense Administratively Revoked199006/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial LawyersN/A
Top AttorneyAmerican Lawyer AcademyN/A
Super LawyerNew York Super LawyersN/A
Environmental Law Section AwardNew York State Bar AssociationN/A
Top LawyerNew York MagazineN/A
Super LawyerNew York Super LawyersN/A
Pro Bono AwardBrooklyn Bar AssociationN/A
President's Recognition AwardNational Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/A
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateProbate LawyersN/A
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar AssociationN/A
Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability RightsAmerican Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderFreidland Law Firm1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York City Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Women Attorneys in Tax and ProbateN/AN/A
American College of Probate CounselN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Estate Planning CommitteeN/AN/A
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust CommitteeN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Major estateN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Law InstituteFiduciary Duties2013
American LawyerProbate Litigation2003
American Legal Research InstituteAds2000
New York Daily RecordAdN/A
New York Law JournalClassifiedN/A
American LawyerBenefits of a TrustN/A
New York State Bar Association JournalOffshore TrustsN/A
American Academy of Estate Planning AttorneysClassifiedsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Yale UniversityN/ADonationN/A
Harvard University Law SchoolDigital DiscoveryWebcastN/A
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyN/AWebinarN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PostFiduciary Removal2013
WeblogProbate Accounting2001
meetingElder lawN/A
King County Bar AssociationSpeechN/A
ArticleTimeliness of Estate AdministrationN/A
AnnualGuardianship IssuesN/A