Esther Zelmanovitz

Top rated Elder Law attorney in Great Neck, New York

Esther Schwartz Zelmanovitz, PLLC
Esther Zelmanovitz
Esther Schwartz Zelmanovitz, PLLC

Practice Areas: Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2002

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
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Esther Schwartz Zelmanovitz, PLLC

1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 302
Great Neck, NY 11021 Visit website

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Esther Zelmanovitz is the managing attorney at the firm Esther Schwartz Zelmanovitz, PLLC, which is located in Great Neck, New York. She primarily represents clients in matters pertaining to elder law, estate planning, and probate and estate administration.

In May of 2001, Ms. Zelmanovitz graduated from Fordham University's School of Law. In law school, she served as a legal intern at the Family and Child Protection Clinic. She received her bachelor’s degree cum laude in political science and communications from Queens College. She is authorized to practice law in New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and the Southern Districts.

While interning for the Honorable Sherry Klein Heitler, Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County, Ms. Zelmanovitz honed her analytical skills by composing court decisions and memoranda of law. As an adjunct professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, she got to share her passion for law with enthusiastic students.

Actively affiliated with the legal community, Ms. Zelmanovitz has memberships in the following associations:

  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Special Needs Section
  • New York State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Law Section
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • American Bar Association’s Trust and Estate Law and Health Law Sections

Ms. Zelmanovitz believes in helping others and giving back to the community in addition to providing her clients with excellent, individualized legal representation. Her volunteer work has taken her to nursing homes, elementary schools, and organizations serving children and adults with special needs.

Additionally, Ms. Zelmanovitz participated in the Family and Child Protection Clinic at Fordham University School of Law pro bono to help low-income families obtain legal representation. The Nassau County Bar Association has acknowledged her for her pro bono legal efforts.

Ms. Zelmanovitz works hard to provide her clients with actionable legal advice that will help them solve their unique problems and feel secure in their lives. She has received the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the AV Preeminent* peer-review rating, in recognition of her notable legal work. She also has a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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

Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

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

First Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage: https://nytrustlaw.com/about-us/esther-schwartz-zelmanovitz/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Nassau County Bar Association Lawyers Open House Free Legal Services Program: Volunteered to provide free legal services to assist Nassau County residents during their difficult times, 2019.
Honors/Awards:
  • Top Rated Woman Leader in Law by Martindale Hubbell, 2022
  • Published in AHA Association Fall 2017 edition, Don’t Underestimate the Just in Case
  • Featured in Legal Eagles issue in Long Island Pulse Magazine, 2018.
  • , Featured in the Special Edition of New York’s Top-Rated Lawyers of the New York Law Journal.
  • Recipient of the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award
  • Recipient of the Woman Leader in The Law Award
  • Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence. AV Preeminent® rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lawyers.com Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Martindale AV Preeminent Judicial Edition Rated for Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Nassau County Bar Association Access to Justice Pro Bono Recognition Award
  • Selected to Super Lawyers New York Metro List of Top 5% Attorneys
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Queens College City University of New York, Joint Major: Political Science & Communications, Honors: Magna Cum Laude and Member of Business & Liberal Arts Honors Program, 1998
White Papers:
  • Article published in the AHA Association (Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association) Publication "On the Spectrum". , Don't Underestimate the "Just in Case", Legal, Special Needs Community, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section., 2021
  • American Bar Association, Trust & Estate Law Section, Member, 2021
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2021
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2021
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2019
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2016
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2020
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2018
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2017
  • American Bar Association, Trust & Estate Law Section, Member, 2020
  • American Bar Association, Trust & Estate Law Section, Member, 2019
  • American Bar Association, Trust & Estate Law Section, Member, 2018
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2017
  • American Bar Association, Trust & Estate Law Section, Member, 2017
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2018
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section., 2018
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2019
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section., 2016
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section., 2017
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section., 2019
  • New York State Bar Association, Member. Member of Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Member of Trusts and Estates Law Section. Elder Law and Special Needs Section Legislation Committee Member, 2020
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2020
Industry Groups:
  • Law

Office location for Esther Zelmanovitz

1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 302
Great Neck, NY 11021

Phone: 516-514-3435

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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