Nancy Burner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in East Setauket, NY

Nancy Burner & Associates, P.C.
 | 12 Research Way, East Setauket, NY 11733
Phone: 631-941-3434
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Nancy Burner, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of Nancy Burner & Associates, P.C. established in 1995.

Nancy holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association. She is a member of the Elder Law and Trust and Estates sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Real Property, Trust and Probate Committee of the American Bar Association. Nancy is a past president of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association and a past co-chair of the Suffolk County Elder Law Committee.

Nancy is a former trustee for the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, a state administered agency which was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State.

For nine consecutive years, Nancy has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. As a Super Lawyer, Nancy has also received this award in the Top Women Attorney category as well.

Nancy frequently lectures on the legislative changes, financial implications, and governmental benefits affecting the elderly and special needs population.  In 2016, Nancy was named as an “Outstanding Woman in Law’ by Hofstra University School of Law Center for Children Families and the Law. Later that same year, she was named by Manhattan Magazine as a Big Apple Entrepreneur winner. 

Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1985 from Stony Brook University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She graduated in the top 2% of her class, with distinction, from Hofstra University School of Law in 1988.  In 2011, Nancy returned to her alma mater as an Adjunct Professor, where she created their first law school course in Elder Law.  She continues to teach the course to this day.

Nancy continues to grow her practice with offices in Manhattan, Setauket, and Westhampton Beach.  She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

 

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (50%)

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%): Will Contests

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation: Will Contests

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2017

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About Nancy Burner

Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage: http://burnerlaw.com/lawyer/Nancy-Burner-Esq.,-CELA---Foundi...

Honors and Awards:

  • Named to the 2007 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers, Minneapolis-based Law & Politics publishers of Super Lawyers magazines
  • Named a Super Lawyer each year since 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of New York
  • New York Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, Trustee
  • Suffolk County Elder Law Committee, Past Co-Chair
  • Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association, Past President
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Probate Committee, Member
  • Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Trust and Estates Sections, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairperson, Legal Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s disease Resource Center of Long Island, 2012
  • Board Member, Legal Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s disease Resource Center of Long Island

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Elder Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2015
  • Adjunct Professor, Elder Law, Hofstra Law School, 2011
  • Co-Authored a chapter in the treatise entitled “Guardianship Practice in New York State”
  • Contributing Editor to the New York State Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Stony Brook University, Honors: Magna Cum Laude, 1985
Office Location for Nancy Burner

12 Research Way
East Setauket, NY 11733

Phone: 631-941-3434

 

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Last Updated: 4/18/2017

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