Tamara L. Stack

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of Stack & Associates, PLLC
 | 355 Lexington Ave, Suite 401
New York, NY 10017-6600
Phone: 212-490-5688
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing her practice primarily on various aspects of elder law as well as estate planning and administration, Tamara L. Stack is the founder of the Law Offices Of Stack & Associates, PLLC. From the firm's office in Manhattan, she provides astute representation to clients throughout New York state as well as in Massachusetts and Florida. Admitted to practice before all New York state courts since 1993, Ms. Stack is admitted to practice in those two other jurisdictions as well.

In her elder law practice, Ms. Stack furnishes advice and counsel to senior citizens and their family members on a variety of issues. Her experience in this regard has encompassed Medicaid planning, long-term nursing home and in-home care matters, guardianships, disability planning, and asset protection. Ms. Stack's estate planning background has included the preparation of wills; revocable, irrevocable and special needs trusts; financial and health care powers of attorney; and advance medical directives. She also assists fiduciaries in the administration of her clients' estates and guides heirs and other beneficiaries through what can often be a confusing and lengthy probate process.

Ms. Stack has worked on nonestate and elder law matters as well. She has handled a variety of business and real estate transactions and has drafted purchase agreements and other documents, and her experience has also included assisting clients with their federal and state income, gift, and estate tax planning. Ms. Stack is frequently asked to deliver presentations to fellow attorneys and other professionals on topics related to her areas of practice, and she is a member of several legal groups, including the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Elder Law
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate


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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Tamara Stack

Admitted: 1993, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.stack-law.com


  • Featured in Lawline Blog as part of its Top Women Faculty of 2018, Top Women Faculty of 2018, Lawline Blog, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, Florida and Massachusetts Bar, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Provided pro bona services in Article 17A guardianship with Court order to fund SNT so as not to lose Medicaid benefits and applied for young disabled person to receive Community home care., 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • Obtained guardianship from person being taken finanically advantage of by prior guardian and commenced turnover proceeding for assets wrongly taken from Incapaciated Person. 2018 - 2019 Lead counsel on 2017 Court of Appeals decision denying City of New York relief and upholding my client's estate right to personal injury funds due to the fact that SNT formation failed to follow requirements of the statute and therefore no valid SNT and no lien recovery rights by City of New York.

Representative Clients:

  • Represented dozens of clients in securing community home care and nursing home care; protetion of assets in over ninety (90) percent of these cases.  Represented numerous clients in guardianship matters, including securing a Court order to move Incapacitated Person from New York to California and removing prior guardian as beneficiary from Incapaciated Person's assets.  Further, represented dozens of clients in estate planning and adminstration of estates.  Cases involved persons of modest needs to high net worth individuals. , 2019

Educational Background:

  • Univeristy of Miami Law School, Miami Florida and the University of Minnesota BA, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Individuals
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Office Location for Tamara L. Stack

355 Lexington Ave
Suite 401
New York, NY 10017-6600

Phone: 212-490-5688

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Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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