Anthony J. Enea

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
 | 245 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-948-1500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

Mr. Anthony J. Enea has spent the past three decades protecting the rights of New York’s senior and disabled populations. He is a past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section. Named Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney at the 2013 Above the Bar Awards, Mr. Enea’s practice areas include elder law; Medicaid asset protection trusts; Medicaid applications (home care and nursing home); special needs planning; guardianships (Article 81 and 17-A); and wills, trusts and estates.

Mr. Enea has chaired/lectured several hundred continuing legal education programs and speaks regularly at public and private organizations across the region. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the “Elder Law Attorney” of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and has contributed extensively to publications for the Westchester County and the New York State Bar Associations.

Mr. Enea is president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and a fellow of the New York State Bar Foundation. He served as a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association and the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Enea is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is on the Guardianship Advisory Committee of the Office of Court Administration for the State of New York. 

Mr. Enea has been recognized with numerous peer-review designations including Westchester County’s Top 25 “Super Lawyers,” “Best Lawyer” (Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2016, and is an “AV” Rated Preeminent Attorney (Martindale-Hubbell, since 2002). He was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Trusts & Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains and received the 2014 Golden Harvest Corporate Award from the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services for outstanding and lasting contributions to Westchester seniors. In 2016, Mr. Enea received the Honorable Richard J. Daronco Distinguished Service Award from the Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County and the Dr. Joseph A. Cimino Community Service Award from the Dominican Sisters Family Health Service. He is a member of the Somers’ Board of Ethics, the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, and the Business Development Board of the Hudson Valley Bank.

Mr. Enea is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association. He graduated from Manhattan College with honors and earned his Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. 

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (70%)

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): 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

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Anthony Enea

Admitted 1986, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.esslawfirm.com/attorney-profiles/ElderLawAttorney...

Honors and Awards:

  • Dr. Joseph A. Cimino Community Service Award, ArchCare at Home, 2016
  • Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney, Above the Bar Awards, 2013
  • Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Honorable Richard J. Daronco Distinguished Service Award, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2016
  • Golden Harvest Corporate Award, Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, 2014
  • Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Westchester County’s Top 25 Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009, 2010, 2013-15
  • Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, since 2007
  • AV-Rated Preeminent Attorney, Martindale Hubbell, since 2002
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers in America, since 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified, Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as Accredited by the American Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York State Bar Association's Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section, 2010
  • Member, Guardianship Court Advisory Committee for the Office of Court Administration for the State of New York
  • Member, Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Past President and Founding Member, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • Past Chair, New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section
  • President, Westchester County Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, New York Bar Foundation
  • Past Co-Chair, New York State Bar Association's Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law Section
  • Vice-President, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County
  • Board of Ethics, Town of Somers
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Westchester County, Inc.
  • Charter Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Past President, Westchester County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Manhattan College, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1981
Office Location for Anthony J. Enea

245 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-948-1500

 

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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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