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Morton L. Bittker is of counsel to the firm where he concentrates his practice in elder law, estate administration, estate planning & real estate. He received his B.A. degree with honors from the University of Rochester and his J.D. degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining Woods, Oviatt, he was a partner in the law firm of Bittker & Johnstone, P.C. (1989-1992) and a partner in the law firm of Easton & Bittker and its predecessors (1961-1988).


Community Involvement:

Mr. Bittker presently serves on the Professional Advisory Committee of the Foundation for the Jewish Community and has previously served as President of the Opera Theatre Guild of Rochester, the Board of Trustees of the Brighton Memorial Library and the Cornell Club of Rochester.


Bar Admissions:

Mr. Bittker is admitted to practice in the State of New York.


Professional Affiliations:

Active in the Monroe County Bar Association, Mr. Bittker is a member of the Elder Law Committee and the Senior Attorney's Committee. He has previously served as Treasurer of the Association, as a member of the Board of Trustees, as a member of the Fee Arbitration Committee and as chair of the Real Estate Section. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association where he is active in both the Trusts & Estates Section and the Elder Law Section.


Mr. Bittker has been a member of the Estate Planning Council of Rochester for more than 35 years.



He has attained an AV rating (very high to preeminent) by Martindale Hubbell Lawyers Directory.


Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 20%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Trusts: 20%
  5. Elder Law: 20%

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Contact info

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

2 State Street
700 Crossroads Building
Rochester, NY, 14614-1313


NYCurrently registered 196003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Monroe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
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Estate Planning Council of RochesterMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of RochesterN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A