I truly enjoy working with seniors. I love to hear the stories they have to tell, and I like being able to help families solve some of the major life issues that accompany aging. It's such a great thing to be able to assist a family in obtaining home care so that a senior can age in place, for example.
During law school I interned at the Legal Aid Society's Brooklyn Office for the Aging. My first job was as an associate at Freedman Fish & Grimaldi with a heavy caseload consisting of Medicaid planning and application. My next position was with MFY Legal Services in their Manhattan Legal Aid to Seniors Project, where I continued to work with seniors, but with a focus on housing issues as well as public benefits. Now I have my own practice, where I mix Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning, and housing issues with a focus on seniors and the disabled.
When not working, I like to go down to Red Hook's Valentino Pier with my schnoodle dog and watch him swim in the harbor.
Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)
Cash, Check, Credit card
Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer
Robin has dedicated her practice to helping the elderly retain their quality of life while still leaving a lasting legacy to their families. The zeal with which she serves these clients is extremely admirable. We need more attorneys in this world like Robin Goeman. I endorse this lawyer.
Ross Russell Arbitration Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Champion of Justice||TD Bank||2013|
|Distinguished Service Award||Brooklyn Bar Association||2012|
|Attorney||Law Office of Robin Goeman||2009 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||MFY Legal Services, Inc.||2008 - 2009|
|Associate||Freedman Fish & Grimaldi, LLP||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Brooklyn Women's Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Brooklyn Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York||Member||2006 - Present|
|Bay Ridge Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - 2009|
|Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of Michigan Law School||Womens Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Senior LEAP Presentations||Advanced Directives||2013|
|Foundations of Law||Elder Law||2012|