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“The guiding principles of my life and my firm

have always been to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.”



The firm is dedicated to helping you and your loved ones achieve your planning objectives in a caring and compassionate manner. I fully recognize the emotional challenges of preparing for when you will pass your assets, values and family legacy to your heirs and loved ones. My practice is dedicated to caring for you, the ones that you love and the things that you care about most. The focus is to build solid, trusting and lasting relationships that you and your family can count on now and in the future. Our goal is to help you maintain your independence and control your affairs. We have a genuine desire to learn about you and your family. Share with us your dreams, desires, aspirations and passions. The firm is here to help you navigate through the process by providing competent and caring legal services. We will address your questions and concerns so that we may eliminate or reduce your worries.


Languages spoken: Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
    20 years, 100 cases
  2. Probate: 20%
    20 years, 50 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    20 years, 50 cases
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 10%
    11 years, 50 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • William Joseph Barillari

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know Mr. Lepore for many years. He is well respected in the legal community and very knowledgeable.


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  • Alisa Sondak

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Lepore has extensive experience in the area of Elder Law and I highly recommend him for all of your Trust & Estates, Wills, Probate as well as Elder Law matters


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Contact info

Louis Lepore, Esq.

885 Huguenot Ave
Staten Island, NY, 10312

Louis Lepore, Esq.

40 Wall Street
New York, NY, 10005

Louis Lepore, Esq.

331 Newman Springs Road
Building One, Fourth Floor Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ, 07701



FLMember in Good Standing200406/19/2016
NYCurrently registered 199203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Lawyers-Will, Trusts and EstatesThe National Advocates2015
Top 100 Trust & Estates LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Attendance of Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institute on Estate Planning2013
Attendance of 46th Annual Heckerling Institue on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institue on Estate Planning2012
Attendance of 44th Annual Heckerling Institue on Estate PlanningHeckerling Institue on Estate Planning2010
Excellence in Elder Law and Special NeedsElder Counsel2009
Ten years of ServiceNYS Department of Taxation2004
Volunteer in Taxpayer Service ProgramNYS Department of Taxation1990
Volunteer Income tax assistanceAmerican Bar Association1990
Community Service AwardTownship of Huntington1990
Spirit of America Volunteers AwardIRS1990
Oral Advocay AwardTouro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and PrincipleLouis Lepore, Esq.2010 - Present
Senior CounselMenicucci Villa & Associates PLLC2006 - 2010
Assistant CounselNew York State Department Of Taxation & Finance1994 - 2005
AssociateLanter and Ouslander1993 - 1994
InternSenator Alfonse M. D'Amato1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Staten Island Economic Devolvement CouncilBusiness Council2012 - Present
Staten Island Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Academy of Special Needs PlannersMember2011 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneyMember2010 - Present
WealthCounselMember2009 - Present
ElderCounselMember2009 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Flordia Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Richmond County Kiwanis ClubMember1995 - 1998
Sons of ItalyMember1993 - 1998
New York City Bar AssociationMember1993 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
NYS Society of CPAs -The Tax StringerThe Value of Using Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning2015
Richmond County Bar Association JournalHelping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia2015
Richmond County Bar Association JournalThe Value of Using Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning2015
Richmond County Bar Association JournalThe Estate Planner's Liability2011
Richmond County Bar Association JournalExpanded Estate Recovery and Life Estates- What is the impact on your clients with life estates?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1992
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
St John's University School of LawAccountingB.S.1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Met Life Estates Planning and Elder LawEstates Planning and Elder Law2015
The Probate Process From Start to FinishPutting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate2014
Staten Island Chapter Annual Tax Conference2014 Changes to New York’s Estate, Gift and Trust Income Taxes2014
Staten Island Chapter Annual Tax ConferenceEstates, Trusts and Elder Law for the Tax Professional2014
Estate Planning: An OverviewEstate Planning2014
Richmond County CPA SocietyGrantor Trusts2013
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and the Tax Professional2013
Merrill LynchQualified fund conversion is it the right choice?2013
Richmond County CPA SocietySection 79 Planning2011
Richmond County CPA SocietyElder Law and Life Estates2011
Richmond County CPA SocietyElder Law and the Tax Professional2011
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and CPA2011
Ocean County CPA SocietyElder Law and the tax proffessional2011
Richmond County Bar AssociationThe 2010 Basis "Step-Up" Rules2010
Richmond County Bar AssociationThe Estate Planner’s Liability and the Use of Life Estates2010
CPA CE EVENTIntentional Defective Grantor Trust2010
National Life Insurance of VermontEstate Planning2009
Metropolitan LifePremium Financing for Estate Planning2009
CPA CE EVENTEstate Planning Basics for the CPA2009