Louis P. Karol

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Uniondale, NY

Karol & Sosnik, P.C.
 | 521 RXR Plaza Tower, East Tower, Suite 521
Uniondale, NY 11553
Phone: 516-745-0066
Fax: 516-222-1499
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%),
  • Elder Law (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

A co-founder of Karol & Sosnik, PC, Louis P. Karol focuses his practice primarily on estate and trust planning, in which the goal is to protect and preserve his clients' assets. He also provides advice and counsel to business owners regarding their plans for succession in the event they retire, die or become incapacitated, and his background additionally includes the minimization of federal and state income, gift and estate taxes as well as gift and estate tax audits. Working out of the firm's main office in Uniondale, New York, Mr. Karol's clients come from Nassau and Suffolk counties and other parts of the region. He also provides assistance to clients of the firm's office in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Mr. Karol has extensive experience in the preparation and review of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, advance health care directives, and health care and financial powers of attorney. He also has a background in estate and probate administration. Mr. Karol is frequently asked to deliver presentations on topics related to his practice areas, and he has had articles published on some of these matters as well. He is admitted to practice before all New York state courts as well as before the United States Tax Court.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Karol attended The George Washington University, where he majored in accounting and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with distinction in 1980. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, part of Yeshiva University, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984. A certified public accountant, Mr. Karol also holds an LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (60%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%): Will Contests

Elder Law (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Real Estate (10%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Louis Karol

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.kspcwills.com/biographies.php

Honors/Awards:

  • Receiving award from the Anti Defamation League in 2018 for Philanthropic Leadership, Philanthropic Leadership Award Recipient, www.adl.org/longisland2018, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors of a leading Long Island publicly traded company, Member
  • Board member of the Long Island Chapter of the International Association of Financial Planning
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Section on Trusts and Estate Law
  • United States Tax Court
  • New York
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Trust & Estates

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • I am on the Long Island advisory board for Friends of Karen Friends of Karen, a Port Jefferson nonprofit that supports critically ill children and their families, has appointed two members to its Long Island advisory board., 2016
  • Anti-Defamation League.  ADL Long Island Chair https://nynj.adl.org/your-local-community/longisland/, 2014
  • Nassau County Council on Estate Planning, Member
  • The American Cancer Society and Family Services Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor at Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus

Educational Background:

  • NYU School of Law, Masters in Taxation, 1985
  • George Washington University in 1980 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (accounting with Distinction), 1980
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Office Location for Louis P. Karol

521 RXR Plaza Tower
East Tower, Suite 521
Uniondale, NY 11553

Phone: 516-745-0066

Fax: 516-222-1499

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Last Updated: 1/16/2019

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