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Anthony J. Enea

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in White Plains, NY

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
245 Main Street, Suite 500
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-948-1500
Fax: 914-948-9316
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (80%), Elder Law (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, Italian
Attorney Profile

Anthony J. Enea, Esq. is the managing member of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP with offices in White Plains and Somers, New York. For over thirty-five (35) years, Mr. Enea has devoted his practice to educating and protecting the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families from the costs of long term care.

Mr. Enea and his firm concentrate their practice on Elder Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Asset Protecting Planning, Special Needs Planning, Medicaid Applications (Nursing Home and Home Care) and Guardianships (contested/non-contested).

He is the author of hundreds of published articles and a frequent lecturer to seniors, the disabled, attorneys, CPAs and financial advisors, with respect to the planning options available to seniors and their rights. For decades Mr. Enea’s articles have been published in such publications as the New York State Bar Journal, the Trusts and Estates, Elder Law, General Practice Law and Elder Law Journal for the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Business Journal and the Westchester County Bar Journal and Newsletter, and numerous other publications.

Mr. Enea has been Certified and Re-certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association*. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association as a Vice-Chair of the Committee on the Elderly and Disabled. 

Mr. Enea is the President of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and a past President of the Westchester County Bar Association.

Mr. Enea is the Past Chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Enea is a Past President and a Founding Member of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).  He is also a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of NAELA.  

Mr. Enea is the Chair of the 50+ Section of the New York State Bar Association.                                 

Mr. Enea is the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the Dr. Joseph A. Cimino Community Service Award from the Dominican Sisters, and the Honorable Richard J. Daranco Distinguished Service Award from the Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County.

Mr. Enea has been selected as a Super Lawyer for the eleventh consecutive year and for 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 was selected as a Top 25 Super Lawyer in Westchester County.

Mr. Enea for the seventh consecutive year has also been selected for inclusion in the “Best Lawyers in America” as an Elder Law Attorney. For the year 2019, he was “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates in White Plains, New York. 

Mr. Enea is an “AV” Rated Preeminent Attorney as rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Enea is also fluent in Italian.

*The National Elder Law Foundation is not affiliated with any Governmental authority.  Certification is not a requirement for the practice of Law in the State of New York and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.

 

Practice Areas
  • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Elder Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Anthony Enea, White Plains Elder Law Attorney- Super Lawyers

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About Anthony J. Enea

First Admitted: 1986, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.esslawfirm.com/attorney/anthony-j-enea/

Educational Background

  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Manhattan College, Bronx, New York, 1981
  • J.D., Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 1985

Videos

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified, Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as Accredited by the American Bar Association, 2020

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Honors/Awards

  •  28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.Enea’s legal excellence recognized by The Best Lawyers of America for eleventh consecutive year.Westchester Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Named 2022 “Best Lawyer”, Best Lawyer - Elder Law and Trusts and Estates, Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • AV Preeminent is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for superior ethical standards and legal ability. 2002-present (2021), AV-Rated Preeminent Attorney (2002 - Present), Martindale Hubbell, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers 2007- present (2020), New York Metro Super Lawyers- Elder Law, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Westchester County’s Top 25 Super Lawyers (2009-10, 2013-15, 2018-2020), Top 25: Westchester County Super Lawyers , Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • Westchester County’s Top 25 Super Lawyers (2009-10, 2013-15, 2018-19), Westchester County’s Top 25 Super Lawyers (2009-10, 2013-15, 2018-19), Thomson Reuters, 2019
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007 - Present), New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007 - Present), Thomson Reuters, 2019
  • Best Lawyer (2012 - Present), Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • Trusts & Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • AV Preeminent is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for superior ethical standards and legal ability., AV-Rated Preeminent Attorney (2002 - Present), Martindale Hubbell, 2019
  • Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Distinguished Service Award, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2018
  • Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Dr. Joseph A. Cimino Community Service Award, ArchCare at Home, 2016
  • Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Honorable Richard J. Daronco Distinguished Service Award, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2016
  • Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Golden Harvest Corporate Award, Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, 2014
  • Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney, Above the Bar Awards, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, Westchester County Bar Foundation (2017-present), 2021
  • Chair, New York State Bar Association's Senior Lawyers Section (2019 - present), 2021
  • Member and Past President, Westchester County Bar Association, 2021
  • Fellow, New York Bar Foundation (2017 - present), 2021
  • Member, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University's Board of Visitors (2018 - present), 2021
  • Member and Past Chair, Elder Law Section, New York State Bar Association, 2021
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Westchester County, Inc., 2021
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2021
  • Founding Member and Past President, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter (1987 - present), 2021
  • Charter Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2021
  • Member, Guardianship Court Advisory Committee, Office of Court Administration for the State of New York, 2021
  • Member and Past Vice-President, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2021
  • Member, Council of Advanced Practitioners, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2021
  • Chair, New York State Bar Association's Senior Lawyers Section (2019 - present), 2020
  • President, Westchester County Bar Foundation (2017-present), 2020
  • Fellow, New York Bar Foundation (2017 - present), 2020
  • Member and Past President, Westchester County Bar Association, 2020
  • Member, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University's Board of Visitors (2018 - present), 2020
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Westchester County, Inc., 2020
  • Member and Past Chair, Elder Law Section, New York State Bar Association, 2020
  • Founding Member and Past President, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter (1987 - present), 2020
  • Member and Past Vice-President, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2020
  • Charter Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2020
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2020
  • Member, Guardianship Court Advisory Committee, Office of Court Administration for the State of New York, 2020
  • Member, Council of Advanced Practitioners, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2020
  • Member, Trusts and Estates Section Executive Committee, New York State Bar Association, 2010
  • Past Co-Chair, Elder Law Section Guardianship Committee, New York State Bar Association
  • Board of Ethics, Town of Somers
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Office Location for Anthony J. Enea

245 Main Street
Suite 500
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-948-1500

Fax: 914-948-9316

Last Updated: 7/7/2021

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