Robert A. Klipstein

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in New York, NY

Ballon Stoll Bader & Nadler PC
 | 729 Seventh Ave, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 718-215-9330
Fax: 212-764-5060
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1960
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Tax: Business (10%),
  • Immigration: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Robert A. Klipstein is partner at Ballon Stoll Bader & Nadler, P.C. He represents clients in New York in legal issues of business litigation, and estate planning and probate. While those are his focus areas, Mr. Klipstein also handles matters of immigration and naturalization, gift and income tax matters, and wills. Fluent in French and English, he has almost six decades of experience behind him and a long list of satisfied clients to testify of his high-quality legal services.

A graduate of Columbia College, Mr. Klipstein earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1957, then attended Columbia Law School. There he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1960 and then attended New York University School of Law where he earned a Master of Laws. He has spent several decades doing pro bono work as an arbitrator in the New York City Civil Court in New York City’s Small Claims Court.

Mr. Klipstein is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Since 1960, he has been admitted to practice in all state courts in New York.

A member of the American Bar Association, the American Judges Association, the Westchester County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Klipstein has served on many committees throughout his career. These include membership on the Estate & Gift Tax Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association Estates and Trusts Section and the Immigration and Nationality Committee of the same organization.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Wills

Business Litigation (30%)

Tax (10%)

Immigration (10%)

Focus Areas



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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015

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About Robert Klipstein

Admitted: 1960, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Arbitrator, Small Claims Part of the N.Y. City Civil Court (N.Y. County) since 1971
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member
  • American Judges Association, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • N.Y. State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York Bar, 1960

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Drafting New York Wills, Law and Forms, published by Matthew Bender (Lexis), Contributor

Educational Background:

  • New York University Law School, LLM, Major: Taxation, 1965
  • Columbia College, A.B. Degree, 1957
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Office Location for Robert A. Klipstein

729 Seventh Ave
17th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 718-215-9330

Fax: 212-764-5060

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