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Ellen G. Makofsky

600 Old Country Road, Suite 444 Garden City, New York 11530-2009
Firm: Makofsky & Associates, PC
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Firm

Makofsky & Associates, PC


Years In Practice


Phone Number (516) 228-6522
Ellen Makofsky is the founding partner at Makofsky & Associates, P.C.  Makofsky & Associates, P.C. and its predecessor firm has concentrated in Elder Law, Trusts and Estates, Disability Planning, Estate Administration, Medicaid, Powers of Attorney, Guardianships, Health Care Proxies for over 2 decades.  Ellen is a Certified Elder Law Attorney ("CELA").  She served three terms as Secretary of the New York State Bar Association ["NYSBA."] with a current membership of approximately 77,000 attorneys and spent 7 years as a member of NYSBA's Executive Committee  and 11 years as a Member of NYSBA's House of Delegates .  Ellen served as President  of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York ("NAELA. "). She is a past Chair of the NYSBA Elder Law Section Ellen is a former President of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau Inc.  Ms Makofsky has served as Chair of both the Nassau and Queens chapters of the Senior Umbrella Network. She is a founder of the Sun Council Inc. She is a frequent  lecturer to professional groups and other attorneys seeking advice about cutting edge Elder Law and Estate Planning techniques.  Since 2009 Ellen has consistently  been selected as a SuperLawyer in the Elder Law category.  She was also selected numerous times as an overall top 50 Women SuperLawyer and as a top 100 Attorney SuperLawyer in the New York Metropolitan area.
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Awards
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Ellen G. Makofsky
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Elder Law, Long Island (2018)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Visiting Nurse Association of LI
  • Long Island Alzheimers Association LIAF
  • Nassau County Bar Association Access to Justice Award
Education
Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctor
Graduated 1985
Contact Details and Office Locations
600 Old Country Road, Suite 444
Garden City, New York 11530-2009
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