Amy E. Todisco

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Fairfield, CT

Braunstein and Todisco PC
 | One Eliot Place, Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-254-1118
Fax: 203-254-2453
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
    Attorney Profile

    Amy E. Todisco is a founding member of Braunstein & Todisco, PC, a Fairfield, Connecticut, law firm offering a broad spectrum of financially focused legal services for individuals, families and businesses.

    Amy's practice at the firm is concentrated primarily in the areas of elder law, probate, trusts and estates, construction and real estate. She holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, is the author of "Clients Are Never Too Old to Present Ethical Dilemmas" (published in Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine -- Malpractice, Grievance and Professional Responsibility Supplement -- May 4, 1998), and is a frequently featured speaker on estate planning, Medicaid, conservatorships and related elder law planning topics at legal seminars.

    Amy is also active in a myriad of community and professional organizations, including the Connecticut Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (past president, Connecticut Chapter), the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce (past president) and the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (executive committee, board of directors). Amy received her undergraduate education (B.A., 1981) at Skidmore College, and her legal education at University of Bridgeport Law School, earning her Juris Doctor in 1984 and an advanced legal degree in taxation (LL.M.) in 1987.

    *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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Elder Law
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 30%Real Estate

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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Amy Todisco

    Admitted: 1984, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage: http://www.btlawfirm.com/?page_id=21

    Honors/Awards:

    • Member, Periclean Academic Honor Society, 1980

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Estates and Probate Sections, CBA Professionalism Symposium, November, 2007
    • Member, American Bar Association, Taxation and Real Property, Trusts & Estates Sections
    • Member, Executive Committee, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., 1989-1992
    • Vice-President, Fairfield County Women's Bar Association, 1992-1993
    • President, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., 1995-1996
    • President, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., Connecticut Chapter, 2009-2010
    • Executive Committee, Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law Section, 2000-Present
    • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
    • Member, Task Force on Grievance Procedures, 1997-1998
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • House of Delegates—Member, Elder Law and Estates and Probate Section representative, 2008-Present
    • Chairperson, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., Estates and Trusts Sections, 1992-1994
    • Treasurer, Fairfield County Women's Bar Association, 1991
    • Vice President, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., 1993-1994
    • Treasurer, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., Connecticut Chapter, 2008-2009
    • Executive Committee, Connecticut Bar Association, Taxation Section, 1989-1994
    • Connecticut
    • Power of Attorney Workgroup: 2010- Present
    •  United States Supreme Court
    • “Raising the Bar: A Bench-Bar Symposium on Professionalism in the Judicial District of Fairfield”: Chair, Probate Practice forum
    • Chairperson, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., Taxation Section, 1989-1991
    • Executive Committee, Fairfield County Women's Bar Association, 1989-1991
    • Treasurer, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., 1992-1993
    • Director, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., Connecticut Chapter, 2007-2008
    • President, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., 1995-1996
    • Board of Directors, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., Connecticut Chapter, 2010-Present
    • Deficit Reduction Act Workgroup: 2008--Present
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • St. Catherine of Siena Church, Trumbull, Connecticut: Religious Education Instructor (1992-1993)
    • President, Trumbull Chamber of Commerce, 1995-1996
    • Member, Board of Directors, Leadership Greater BridgeportAlumni Association, 1994-1996
    • St. Catherine of Siena Church, Trumbull, Connecticut: Lay Member of the Parish Corporation - Trustee (2015 - 2019)
    • Member, Board of Directors, Trumbull Chamber of Commerce, 1992-1996
    • Chair, Professional Division and Campaign Captain, United Way of Eastern Fairfield County
    • Connecticut: Parish Advisory Council (1994-1996)
    • Town of Trumbull Ethics Commission:Alternate Member: 2009-Present
    • Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, The Bridgeport Regional Business Council, 1994-1996
    • Bridgeport Arts Council: Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, "Clients Are Never Too Old to Present Ethical Dilemmas," The Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine - Malpractice, Grievance and Professional Responsibility Supplement, p. 18 (May 4, 1998).

    Educational Background:

    • Skidmore College, B.A. in Government, With Honors, 1981
    • Quinnipiac University College of Law (Formerly associated with the University of Bridgeport), LL.M. in Taxation, 1987
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    Office Location for Amy E. Todisco

    One Eliot Place
    Fairfield, CT 06824

    Phone: 203-254-1118

    Fax: 203-254-2453

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