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Brenda has been a solo practitioner for over twenty-one years.  She enjoys the freedom as a solo practitioner to focus on the areas of law that she enjoys.  Elder law, in particular, is very rewarding as she can assist her clients in times of crisis. More importantly, with advance planning, she can take comfort in knowing certain crises will be avoided.  


Proper estate planning will also protect her client's assets.  The estate tax laws change often, so it is important to review existing estate plans.  When a client calls Brenda's office asking for a Last Will and Testament to be drafted, Brenda always educates her clients on the importance of advance directives; namely a power of attorney, health care proxy and living will.


When a client calls Brenda's office, he or she will speak only with Brenda, and will have the assurance that Brenda will handle their matter from beginning to end in a professional, caring and efficient manner.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Elder Law: 60%
    14 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    28 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    28 years

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  • Francine Elizabeth Love

    I recommend Brenda very highly to any potential client. Brenda is a knowledgeable, thorough, dedicated and proven attorney in the fields of Estate Planning and Elder Law. In addition to her legal expertise, Brenda is a thoughtful and kind person who takes a genuine interest in the clients she serves. Anyone fortunate enough to engage her services will have the best legal representation available.

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    Francine Love Business Attorney
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  • Cheryl Lynn Fratello

    I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Brenda as an attorney for over five years. Brenda truly is a rare find; she is an outstanding attorney and an asset to our legal community. I recommend and endorse Brenda with complete confidence and look forward to continuing our professional relationship.

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    Cheryl Fratello Probate Attorney
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Contact info

Brenda M. DiDonato, Esq., P.C.

242 Crossways Park Dr W
Woodbury, NY, 11797

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198907/10/2016
CAInactive200005/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateSchiavetti, DeVito, Begos & Nicholson1988 - 1990
InternEnvironmental Protection Agency1987 - 1988
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Business Network InternationalN/A2012 - Present
Gerontology Professionals of New YorkN/A2010 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociatonN/A2010 - Present
Executive Women's Golf AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionN/AN/A
Make a Wish, Suffolk CountyBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate PlanningWhy You Need a Will and Advance Directives2012