Overview

Alexis works with families and individuals to plan for the full range of life’s circumstances, offering service and support through estate and trust planning and administration, benefits advocacy, elder law, and special needs planning. She brings knowledge and experience with advance and crisis Medicaid planning, guardianship proceedings, and applications and appeals for government benefits to simultaneously assist clients through difficult times and plan for their family’s wellbeing and legacy.

  • Experience

    • Advised and assisted a young married client whose spouse was being admitted to a nursing home for long-term care after suffering an injury. Offered support in sharing potential options that would allow for preservation and protection of assets for her and her children who are minors.
    • Represents families of elders and individuals with special needs before the Supreme Court of the State of New York in proceedings for the appointment of a guardian or trustee, where advanced planning was either not completed or not possible, to ensure that their needs are met by the least restrictive form of intervention possible.
    • Works with families of all kinds to ensure that their estate plan matches their values and wishes for future generations.
  • Credentials

    Education

    • New York Law School, J.D., 2014
      Dispute Resolution Competition Team, Executive Board
    • Pace University, B.A., 2011, magna cum laude
      Pi Gamma Mu Political Science Honor Society

    Bar Admissions

    • New York

            Professional Memberships

            • New York State Bar Association; Young Lawyers Section, Elder Law and Special Needs Section
          • Insights

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            ABLE Accounts: What They Are and What They Mean for Your Family

            Individuals with disabilities and their families have many options to set aside funds without jeopardizing eligibility for means-tested government benefits.

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            10 Estate Planning Tips for Families with Beneficiaries with Special Needs

            If your family includes a person with special needs, here are 10 tips to get you started on the right track to developing an estate plan that works for your family.