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Trusts & Estates attorney and litigator; licensed in NY, NJ, and FL.

Areas of practice:
Wills & Trusts
Estate planning
Estate tax planning
Business succession planning
Surrogate's Court (Estate) proceedings
Surrogate's Court (Estate) litigation
Guardianship proceedings
Guardianship litigation

Frequent speaker on topics including estate planning, estate planning for the LGBT community, probate, and Surrogate's Court matters. I am available to speak to your community group or organization.


Languages spoken: American Sign Language, English, German

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
    14 years, 625 cases
  2. Probate: 30%
    14 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Estate Planning: 30%
    14 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Guardianship: 10%
    14 years, 325 cases



Hourly ($385/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Judith Ellen Turkel

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  • Michael Steven Bond

    Tom is a treasure trove of knowledge about estate planning and administration. On top of this, he is an exceedingly generous colleague when it comes to sharing his knowledge with his fellow attorneys. I feel grateful to know Tom, and to consider him a colleague.


    Michael Bond Estate planning Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC

44 Wall St Fl 10
New York, NY, 10005-2415


FLMember in Good Standing201106/21/2016
NYCurrently registered 200403/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar Association2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Superb rankingAvvo2013
Hyman Award for Excellence in Trusts & EstatesWestchester Community Foundation2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorNew York University2006 - Present
AssociateFreedman Fish & Grimaldi, LLP2003 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesN/A2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater New YorkN/A2003 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law SectionMember2003 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationN/A2003 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
AnonymousAchieved desired result for client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2010
Pace University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD2003