Anthony J. Enea

Top rated estate planning & probate attorney in White Plains, New York

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Anthony J. Enea
Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP

Practice Areas: Estate planning & probate, Elder law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1986

Education: Pace University Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Italian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP

245 Main Street
Suite 500
White Plains, NY 10601 Visit website

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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 Tax Stringer for the New York State Society of CPAs.

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 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 immediate past president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association.

Mr. Enea is a past 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 sixteen consecutive years, and for 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 was selected as a Top 25 Super Lawyer in Westchester County.

Mr. Enea for the twelfth consecutive year has also been selected for inclusion in the "Best Lawyers in America" as an Elder Law Attorney for 2022. In addition, he was recognized as a Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains five times.

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

Mr. Enea is the founder of the Anthony J. Enea Elder Law Scholarship at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.

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

Estate planning & probate, Elder law

Focus areas

Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Living wills, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 80% Estate planning & probate
  • 20% Elder law

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 Law School, White Plains, New York, 1985
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Anthony J. Enea, Esq. Elder Law Scholarship ($25,000), Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Founder, 2022
  • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University Board of Visitors, Member, 2022
  • Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, Board Member, 2022
  • Board of Ethics, Town of Somers, Member
  • Business Development Board, Hudson Valley Bank, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • November 2022, Author, How to Avoid the “Double Whammy”, The Somers Record, 2022
  • November 2022, Speaker, Avoiding the New York Estate Tax Cliff, NYSSCPA Westchester/Rockland Chapter Tax Conference, 2022
  • October 2022, Speaker, What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will?, First American Title Insurance, 2022
  • October 2022, Speaker, Utilizing a Trust to Avoid the Pitfalls of Probate, Rockland County Bar Association, 2022
  • October 2022, Speaker, Conveying Real Estate and the Tax Consequences, NYSSCPA Manhattan/Bronx Chapter, 2022
  • September 2022, Speaker, Utilizing a Trust for Your Elder Law and Estate Planning Needs, Association on Aging in New York, 2022
  • September 2022, Speaker, Planning Considerations for New York's New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements for Long Term Care, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2022
  • September 2022, Speaker, Conveying Real Estate and the Tax Consequences, Westchester County Bar Association, 2022
  • September 2022, Speaker, Aging in Place with Medicaid Home Care, Lawline, 2022
  • September 2022, Author, Merely Creating an LLC Doesn’t Automatically Give You Personal Protection, The Somers Record, 2022
  • August 2022, Speaker, Major Changes to New York’s Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney, First American Title Insurance Company, 2022
  • August 2022, Author, How Can I Protect My Home with Minimal Impact on My Life?, Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, 2022
  • July 2022, Speaker, Drafting an Effective Power of Attorney, Columbian Lawyers Association, First Judicial District, 2022
  • June 2022, Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, NYSSCPA Westchester Chapter, 2022
  • June 2022, Author, Making Sense of 2022 Changes to Medicaid Home Care, The Somers Record, 2022
  • June 2022, Speaker, Conveying Real Estate and the Tax Consequences, First American Title Insurance, 2022
  • June 2022, Speaker, Utilizing a Trust for Your Elder Law and Estate Planning Needs, Heritage Hills Men’s Club, 2022
  • May 2022, Speaker, What Happens When Someone Dies without a Will, New York County Lawyers Association, 2022
  • May 2022, Speaker, Conveying Real Estate and the Tax Consequences, White Plains Bar Association, 2022
  • May 2022, Author, Can We Get Just a Little Respect?, Westchester Lawyer Magazine, Westchester County Bar Association, 2022
  • April 2022, Speaker, How to Avoid a Will Contest, First American Title Insurance, 2022
  • April 2022, Speaker, Planning Considerations for New York's New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements for Long Term Care, Lawline, 2022
  • April 2022, Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Association on Aging in New York, 2022
  • April 2022, Author, Has Technology Really Improved the Lives of Lawyers?, Westchester Lawyer Magazine, Westchester County Bar Association, 2022
  • April 2022, Speaker, Utilizing a Trust for Your Elder Law and Estate Planning Needs: The Pros and Cons, Rockland County Bar Association, 2022
  • April 2022, Author, Can New Yorkers Afford Medicaid Home Care and Nursing Home for All?, The Somers Record, 2022
  • March 2022, Speaker, Planning Considerations for New York's New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements for Long Term Care, Association on Aging in New York, 2022
  • March 2022, Speaker, What Attorneys Can Do to Plan for their Professional and Personal Future, Mount Vernon Bar Association , 2022
  • February 2022, Author, Avoiding New York’s Estate Tax Cliff, The Somers Record, 2022
  • February 2022, Speaker, Accountable Aging: Preparing for the Elder Years, Hearing Loss Association of America (Westchester Chapter), 2022
  • January 2022, Author, The “Last Call” for Medicaid Homecare Without a Look-Back Period for Transfers has Perhaps Arrived, New York State Society of CPA's Tax Stringer, 2022
  • November 2021, Author, Understanding the Consequences of Not Having A Last Will & Testament, Westchester County Business Journal, 2021
  • November 2021, Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients & Planning Options for the Transfer of a Primary Residence, Yonkers Lawyer Association, 2021
  • November 2021, Speaker, Planning Options for the Transfer of a Primary Residence, NYSSCPA Westchester/Rockland Chapter Tax Conference, 2021
  • November 2021, Speaker, Planning Options for the Transfer of a Primary Residence, Lawline, 2021
  • October 2021, Speaker, How to Avoid a Last Will Contest, Lawline, 2021
  • October 2021, Speaker, Major Changes to New York’s Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney, White Plains Bar Association , 2021
  • October 2021, Speaker, Utilizing Trusts to Avoid the Pitfalls of Probate, Port Chester/Rye Bar Association , 2021
  • October 2021, Speaker, What Attorneys Can Do to Plan for Their Professional and Personal Future, Rockland County Bar Association , 2021
  • October 2021, Speaker, Recent Updates in Elder Law, New York County Lawyers Association , 2021
  • September 2021, Author, 2021 Elder Law and Estate Planning Update, Westchester County Bar Association, 2021
  • September 2021, Author, Factors that Help Determine Whether a Senior Is a Victim of Elder Abuse, Yorktown News, 2021
  • September 2021, Speaker, What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will?, Lawline, 2021
  • September 2021, Author, The Decision to Transfer One’s Residence to Loved Ones or a Trust Requires Consideration of Many Factors, Tax Stringer, NYSSCPA, 2021
  • August 2021, Author, Consequences of Denying a Loved One’s Failing Condition, The Somers Record, 2021
  • June 2021, Speaker, Pandemics & Planning: Estate Planning Considerations in a COVID-19 World, National Granite Title Agency, 2021
  • June 2021, Author, Time to Re-focus on Protecting One’s Home From the Cost of Long Term Care, The Somers Record, 2021
  • May 2021, Speaker, Major Changes To New York’s Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2021
  • May 2021, Speaker, Major Changes to New York’s Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2021
  • May 2021, Author, You Don’t Have to be Rich to Have a Trust, Westchester County Business Journal, 2021
  • April 2021, Speaker, Protecting Clients from Financial Elder Abuse and Senior Scams , Westchester County Bar Association, 2021
  • April 2021, Speaker, Pandemics & Planning: Estate Planning Considerations for a COVID-19 World, The Manor Club of Pelham, 2021
  • March 2021, Author, Is This an Opportune Time to Gift Your Commercial Real Estate Holdings for Estate and Gift Tax Planning Purposes?, Westchester County Business Journal, 2021
  • March 2021, Author, Seniors and the Disabled Get a Needed Reprieve from the Imposition of the New Penalty and Lookback Period for Community Medicaid, Westchester Lawyer Magazine, Westchester County Bar Association, 2021
  • February 2021, Speaker, How to Avoid a Will Contest, New York County Lawyers Association, 2021
  • January 2021, Author, The Long-Awaited Modifications to the Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney Have Been Enacted, New York State Bar Association Journal, 2021
  • January 2021, Speaker, Estate Planning Essentials in a COVID-19 World, New York State Society of CPAs (Westchester Chapter), 2021
  • December 2020, Author, If Covid-19 Is Not Enough to Motivate You to Get Your Estate and Elder Law Planning and Affairs in Order, What Is?, The Somers Record, 2020
  • November 2020, Speaker, Aging in Place with Medicaid Home Care & Nuts and Bolts of Estate and Financial Planning, New Rochelle Bar Association, 2020
  • November 2020, Speaker, Planning Considerations for New York's New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements, Financial Planning Association of the Greater Hudson Valley, 2020
  • November 2020, Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, White Plains Bar Association, 2020
  • October 2020, Author, What Impact Will the Pandemic and The Presidential Election Have on Federal and New York Estate Tax Exemptions?, The Somers Record, 2020
  • October 2020, Speaker, Taking Advantage of the Perfect Storm: Estate & Gift Tax Planning That You Should Consider Now, Citrin Cooperman, 2020
  • September 2020, Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Westchester County Bar Association, 2020
  • September 2020, Speaker, New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Create Urgency to Long Term Care Planning, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2020
  • Summer/Fall 2020, Author, New Medicaid Eligibility Rules Make Asset Protection Planning an Urgent Need, New York State Bar Association, Trust and Estates Law Section Journal, 2020
  • August 2020, Speaker, Planning and Pandemics: What Lawyers Should Consider for Both Their Practice and Personal Affairs , Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2020
  • August 2020, Author, If I Want to Protect My Home For Long Term Care Purposes What Are My Options?, The Somers Record, 2020
  • August 2020, Speaker, Estate Planning and Pandemics: What Lawyers Should Consider for their Practice and Personal Affairs, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2020
  • July 2020, Speaker, New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Create Urgency to Long Term Care Planning, New York County Lawyers Association, 2020
  • June 2020, Author, The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Long Term Impact on Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes, The Somers Record, 2020
  • May 2020, Speaker, New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Create Urgency to Long Term Care Planning, New York State Society of CPAs (Rockland Chapter), 2020
  • April 2020, Author, Pandemics and Planning: Lessons Learned, Westchester County Business Journal, 2020
  • March 2020, Author, What is an ADL and Why is it So Important to Medicaid Home Care Applicants?, The Somers Record, 2020
  • February 2020, Author, Can I Still Protect My Assets if I Need Long Term Care in the Immediate Future?, The Somers Record, 2020
  • Author, Why the SECURE Act of 2019 May Not Make You Feel Very Secure, 2019
  • Author, Four Easy to Keep New Year’s Resolutions, 2019
  • Author, When am I Going Home?, 2019
  • Speaker, Financial Planning Issues Impacting your Retirement from the Practice of Law, New York State Bar Association Senior Lawyers Section, 2019
  • Author, Is it Time for You to Have the Long-Term Care Planning Talk with Your Parents?, 2019
  • Speaker, Protecting Clients from Financial Elder Abuse and Senior Scams, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2019
  • Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, New York State Society of CPAs (Rockland Chapter), 2019
  • Author, What is a Pooled Community Trust and How Does it Help Keep New Yorkers in Their Homes?, 2019
  • Speaker, Taking Steps to Ensure Your Estate is Not Contested, New York County Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Author, The Basics of Hospice Care, 2019
  • Author, 2019 Elder Law and Trusts & Estates Update, 2019
  • Speaker, Utilizing a Trust for Elder Law and Estate Planning, Yonkers Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Author, Should a Third Party Special Needs Trust Be Revocable or Irrevocable?, 2019
  • Speaker, Presenter, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, New York State Society of CPAs Mid-Hudson Chapter, 2019
  • Author, Four New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep, 2018
  • Author, Factors to Consider When Naming a Health Care Agent, 2019
  • Author, To Gift or Not to Gift: ’Tis the Question for the Season!, Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP website, 2018
  • Author, Think Twice Before Shredding Your Account Statements, 2018
  • Author, Am I Too Young to Have a Last Will and Testament?, 2018
  • Author, Should You Consider a Hybrid Long-Term Care Policy as Part of Your Long-Term Planning?, 2018
  • Speaker , Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity, Yorktown Bar Association, 2018
  • Author, How The Use Of A Revocable Or Irrevocable Trust Can Simplify The Conveyance Of A Second Home Located In Another State Upon Death, 2018
  • Author, Why Tax Reform Makes Long Term Care Planning Even More Important, 2018
  • Speaker, Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity and Taking Steps to Ensure your Estate is Not Contested, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2018
  • Speaker , Role of Agent, Executor, Trustee and Fiduciary, Port Chester/Rye Bar Association, 2018
  • Speaker , Using Revocable Living Trusts as an Effective Estate Planning and Probate Avoidance Tool, New York State Society Of CPAs (Westchester Chapter), 2018
  • Speaker , Critical Issues Facing Senior Client, Bronx Bar Association, 2018
  • Author, Is it Too Late for Me to Protect My Savings From the Cost of Long Term Care?, 2018
  • Author, Four Ways To Make The Dog Days Of Summer More Productive, 2018
  • Author, How to Minimize Family Conflicts in the Event of Your Incapacity, 2018
  • Author, I Was Told Medicaid Could Take My Home and Life Savings if I Go into a Nursing Home, 2018
  • Speaker, Utilizing a Trust for Your Elder Law and Estate Planning Needs, Mamaroneck/Harrison/Larchmont Bar Association, 2018
  • Author, Honey, I Want You To Have My Rolex When I Die: What Steps Can You Take To Ensure It Actually Happens, 2018
  • Author, Is Medicaid Home Care an Option Available to Me or My Loved Ones?, 2018
  • Speaker, Tax Reform and Long Term Care Planning, Financial Planning Association Of The Greater Hudson Valley, 2018
  • Author, The Importance of Beneficiary and Contingent Beneficiary Designations for IRAs, 401ks, Life Insurance Policies and Annuities, 2017
  • Speaker , Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity, New Rochelle Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker , What Does President Trump Mean for Estate Taxes and Long Term Care Planning, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker , Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Yorktown Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker , Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Yonkers Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Author, To UMTA or Not to UMTA?, 2017
  • Dementia, Science and the Law, Speaker, Dementia, Science and the Law, Senior Lawyers Section), New York State Bar Association Winter Meeting (Elder Law & Special Needs Section, Senior Lawyers Section), New York State Bar Association Winter Meeting (Elder Law & Special Needs Section, 2017
  • Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Yorktown Bar Association, 2017
  • Impact of Aging Baby Boomers on Our Communities, Speaker, Impact of Aging Baby Boomers on Our Communities , Yorktown Chamber Of Commerce, Yorktown Chamber Of Commerce, 2017
  • Author, Is this the Season for Gifting?, 2017
  • Speaker, Estate Taxes and Long Term Care Planning, Mount Vernon Bar Association, 2017
  • Author, The Rights of a Nursing Home Resident, 2017
  • Speaker , Planning for Children & Grandchildren with Disabilities, Estate Planning Council Of Putnam County, 2017
  • Author, Transfer of a Primary Residence: The Tax and Long Term Care Consequences, 2017
  • Author, Death During a Car Lease Can be Very Expensive!, 2017
  • Author, Factors to Consider When Selecting an Executor, Trustee, or Agent Under a Power of Attorney, 2017
  • Author, How To Avoid Five Common Estate and Elder Law Planning Mistakes, 2017
  • Author, What is an Assisted Living Facility and is it the Right Place for You?, 2017
  • Author, How to Prevent Family Conflicts in the Event of Incapacity, 2017
  • Author, Think Twice Before Discarding Those Account Statements, 2017
  • Speaker , Drafting an Effective Power of Attorney, Bronx Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker , Utilizing Medicaid Home Care as the First Option, New York State Society Of CPAs - Rockland Chapter, 2017
  • Speaker, Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity, Rockland County Bar Association, 2017
  • Faculty Speaker , Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Lawline, 2017
  • Speaker, Planning Options for the Transfer of a Primary Residence, New York State Society Of CPAs - Westchester Chapter, 2017
  • Author, Protecting Your Loved Ones and Friends from Elder Abuse, 2017
  • Author, How Will a Trump Administration Impact Estate Taxes and Medicaid Benefits for Long Term Care?, 2016
  • Author, New York’s Proposed Aid-In-Dying Bill: What You Should Know, 2016
  • Author, When Is A Crisis A Medicaid Crisis?, 2016
  • Speaker, Protecting Assets from the Cost of Long-Term Care, New York State Society Of CPAs, Westchester Chapter, 2016
  • Speaker, New York State Bar Association's Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting, 2016
  • Speaker, National Association Of Elder Law Attorney’s New York Chapter Annual Meeting, 2016
  • Author, New York’s Medical Aid In Dying Act: What You Should Know, 2016
  • Speaker, Planning Options for the Transfer of a Primary Residence , New York State Society Of CPAs, Rockland Chapter, 2016
  • Author, Should You Have A Third Party SNT For A Disabled Loved One?, 2016
  • Author, Peter Falk’s Law Becomes a Reality in New York, 2016
  • Author, Is A Trust For My Pet A Viable Option?, 2016
  • Author, Is A Do Not Resuscitate Order (DNR) Appropriate For You?, 2016
  • Author, The Treatment and Marshalling of Joint Accounts in an Article 81 Guardianship Proceeding, New York State Bar Association Journal, No. 8, Volume 88, 2016
  • Speaker, Spotting and Preventing Elder Abuse, Society Of Financial Service Professionals, New York City Chapter, 2016
  • Author, The Problems with Probate, 2016
  • Author, Does a Joint Bank Account Automatically Contain a Right of Survivorship?, 2016
  • Author, The NY ABLE ACT: A Primer, 2016
  • Speaker, Critical Issues Facing Senior Clients, Association For Advanced Life Underwriting, 2016
  • Author, A New Chapter In Health Care Decision Making, 2016
  • Author, Not all Powers of Attorney are Created Equally, 2015
  • Speaker, Utilizing Medicaid Homecare as the First Option, Rockland County Bar Association, 2015
  • Winter/Spring 2015 (also printed in the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Spring 2015 and the Trust and Estates Law Section Newsletter, New York State Bar Association, Summer 2015, Author, Understanding the ‘Undue’ in ‘Undue Influence, Westchester County Bar Association Bar Journal
  • Speaker, Estate and Long Term Care Planning for Seniors and their Families, The American College, 2015
  • Author, Is America Prepared for an Alzheimer's Crisis?, 2015
  • Speaker, Asset Preservation for Seniors and their Families, New York State Society Of CPAs, Westchester Chapter, 2015
  • Author, Special Needs Trusts: A Primer, New York State Bar Association, No. 1, The Senior Lawyer, Volume 7, 2015
  • Author, Revocable or Irrevocable Trust: Which Trust is Better for Me and My Family?, Westchester Lawyer Magazine, Westchester County Bar Association, Volume 2, No. 2, 2015
  • Author, Warning to Non-Attorneys: Florida Takes Major Step in Preventing the Unauthorized Practice of Elder Law, No. 4, Volume 2, Westchester County Bar Association, 2015
  • Author, Separated But Not Divorced: The Long Term Care Planning Implications, New York Bar Association, General Practice Section Newsletter, 2015
  • Author, Are You Ready for the Elder Years?, The Senior Lawyer, New York State Bar Association, Volume 6, No. 1, 2014
  • Speaker, New York State Bar Association Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Author, Not the Kind of Discovery You Were Thinking of: A Primer on Discovery Pursuant to Section 213 of the Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act, Westchester County Bar Association Bar Journal, 2014
  • Speaker, New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section Meeting, 2014
  • Author, Factors to Consider When Transferring a Residence for Elder Law and Estate Planning Purposes, Westchester Lawyer Magazine, Westchester County Bar Association, Volume 1, No. 1, 2014
  • Speaker, Asset Preservation for Seniors and their Families, Estate Planning Council Of New York City, 2014
  • Author, Granny Snatchers Beware: New York Adopts Uniform Adult Guardianship Act, The Senior Lawyer, New York State Bar Association, Volume 6, No. 1, 2014
  • Author, The Repeal of DOMA Makes Estate and Long Term Care Planning Critical for Same Sex Married Couples, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter, 2014
  • Author, The Basics of Business Succession Planning, Elder And Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Volume 23, No. 4, 2013
  • Speaker, New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section Summer Meeting, 2013
  • Author, Utilizing Article 81 Guardianship in New York for Those Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2013
  • Author, The Importance of Knowing the Rights of a Nursing Home Resident, 2013
  • Author, The Basics of Business Succession Planning, 2013
  • Author, Why Being Classified Under ‘Observation’ While in a Hospital Means Seniors Pay Thousands More, The Senior Lawyer, New York State Bar Association, Volume 5, No. 1, 2013
  • Author, Revocable Living Trusts The Facts and Fiction, 2013
  • Author, Medicaid Performs Kabuki Dance, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter, 2012
  • Author, Medicaid Expands Definition of ‘Estate’ for Recovery Purposes, New York State Bar Association, No. 1, The Senior Lawyer, Volume 4, 2012
  • Author, Drafting Special Needs Trusts That Are Tailored to the Needs of the Beneficiary: A Primer, Elder And Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Volume 22, No. 2, 2012
  • Author, Are You Absolutely Sure You Want to Get Married/Re-Married, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter, 2012
  • Author, The Treatment of Joint Accounts in an Article 81 Guardianship Proceeding, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter, 2012
  • Author, Medicaid’s Proposed Expanded Definition of ‘Estate’ is Repealed, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter, 2012
  • Frequent Lecturer, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates and Guardianship Programs, Westchester County and New York State Bar Associations
  • Speaker, CLE Programs for Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Elder Law Programs, New York State Bar Association
  • Former Editor-in-Chief, Senior Editor and Contributing Author, Westchester County Bar Journal
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, Board of Directors, 2022
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter, Founding Member, Past President, 2022
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Council of Advanced Practitioners, Member, 2022
  • National Elder Law Foundation, Certified Elder Law Attorney, 2022
  • New York State Bar Association, 50+ Lawyers Section, Member, 2022
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law & Special Needs Section, Member, 2022
  • New York State Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2022
  • Office of Court Administration for the State of New York, Member, Guardianship Advisory Committee, 2022
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2022
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member & Past President, 2022
  • Westchester County Bar Foundation, Immediate Past President & Member, 2022
  • New York State Bar Association, Chair, 50+ Lawyers Section, 2020
  • New York State Bar Association, Chair, Elder Law & Special Needs Section, 2013
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified, Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as Accredited by the American Bar Association, 2022
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Honors/Awards:
  • 2023 (2012-Present), Best Lawyer, Elder Law and Trusts & Estates, Best Lawyers in America, 2023
  • 2022 (2007-Present), New York Metro Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2022
  • 2022 (2009-2010, 2013-2015, 2018-Present), Westchester County’s Top 25 Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2022
  • 2022 (2002-Present), AV-Rated Preeminent Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • 2019, 2017 & 2015, Trusts & Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • 2018, Distinguished Service Award, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2018
  • 2018 & 2016, Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • 2016, Dr. Joseph A. Cimino Community Service Award, ArchCare at Home, 2016
  • 2016, Honorable Richard J. Daronco Distinguished Service Award, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2016
  • 2014, Golden Harvest Corporate Award, Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, 2014
  • 2013, Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney, Above the Bar Awards, 2013

Office location for Anthony J. Enea

245 Main Street
Suite 500
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-948-1500

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