Mr. Bollhofer is president of the law office of Joseph A. Bollhofer, P.C. in St. James, New York. He is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Bollhofer received his undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law.
Elder Law and Estate and Business Planning, including asset transfer and Medicaid applications, have been primary areas of Mr. Bollhofer's law practice since 1985. He periodically gives lectures in these areas of law to community, professional and continuing education groups. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and of the Elder Law, Estates and Trusts and Real Property Sections of the New York State Bar Association and the Elder Law, Surrogate’s Court and Real Estate Committees of the Suffolk County Bar Association.
Mr. Bollhofer also maintains an active real estate practice, representing purchasers, sellers and lenders, and is the owner of Downstate Title Agency, Inc. He has been serving area residents and businesses since 1985. His legal advice regarding estate and medicaid planning, elder law and real estate matters has appeared several times in Newsday and other area publications.
An active participant in community affairs, Mr. Bollhofer is past president of the Smithtown Alumni Association, the Smithtown Rotary Club (2010-11), the Smithtown Township Arts Council and the St. James Chamber of Commerce. He has been a resident of Smithtown, St. James and Head of the Harbor for almost all of his life.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Inclusion in Publication||Who's Who Among American Law School Students||1984|
|Full Academic Scholarship, Senior Year||Fordham University School of Law||1983|
|Inclusion in Publication||Who's Who Among American High School Students||1977|
|President||Downstate Title Agency, Inc.||1997 - Present|
|PRESIDENT||JOSEPH A. BOLLHOFER, P.C.||1989 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|Smithtown Alumni Association, Inc.||President||2003 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee||Member||1998 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||1998 - Present|
|Rotary Club of Smithtown||Past President||1994 - Present|
|St. James Chamber of Commerce||Past President||1989 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association, Real Property Committee||Member||1985 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Administration Committee||Member||1985 - Present|
|Smithtown Township Arts Council||Past President||1995 - 2000|
|NY State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter (Winter 2017, Vol 50, No. 4)||"Digital Assets and Accounts - Can Life Get More Complex?"||2017|
|Newsday||"Ask the Expert: Try to Delay Dad's Home Sale"||2008|
|Fordham University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|Stony Brook University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1981|
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