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Scott Kaufman
Charter Member
Wills and Trust Law

100 Jericho Quadrangle,, 226, jericho, NY 11753


Attorney Kaufman is a graduate of Queens College and received his Juris Doctor from City University of New York Law School at Queens College Mr. Kaufman's practice focuses on guardianship and Surrogate's Court involving the affairs of decedents, including the probate of wills and the administration of estates. It also handles adoptions.

Linda Knapp
Featured Lawyer
Wills and Trust Law

149 Crepe Myrtle Ct, Aiken, SC 29803, USA


Attorney Linda Farron Knapp graduated in 1991 from USC School of Law in Columbia, SC. She was on the Dean’s Honor Roll and served as the first law student intern for Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal of the SC Supreme Court. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA from Youngstown State University in Ohio and she also has an AA from Napa College in California. She is admitted to US District Court, before the IRS and Social Security Administration, and is also a certified Veteran’s Affairs Attorney. Attorney Knapp is a long time member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives. She is also a member of Elder Law Answers and was selected by her peers to membership in National Advocates Top 100 Attorneys. She served on the SC Bar Solo Attorney Council and was its president. She was recognized by Marquis Who's Who in 2017-18 for her newspaper column "Boomer Briefings" on estate and elder law issues.

Ian W. MacLean
Featured Lawyer
Wills and Trust Law

60 E 42nd St, Fl 40, New York, NY 10165


Ian W. MacLean is an AV Rated trusts and estates attorney with over twenty years of experience. Ian focuses his practice on estate and trust litigation, contested probate, turnover proceedings, trust administration disputes, contested accountings and guardianships. He also advises clients on non-contested probate, estate and trust administration and accounting, post-mortem asset protection, estate planning, business succession and minimizing taxes. A significant part of that counsel often includes recognizing the likelihood of future fights over estate plans at death and how to avoid them, fulfilling responsibilities as executors and trustees and ensuring that beneficiaries' rights are protected.

Joseph Materna
Charter Member
Wills and Trust Law

40 Wall Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10005


Joseph A. Materna received his B.A. Degree from Columbia College and his J.D. Degree from Columbia Law School, both of Columbia University. He is a member of the Bar of New York, New Jersey and Florida. Mr. Materna is an Arbitrator in the New York City Civil Court, and a Member of the Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. A full list of his professional associations and memberships are provided below, but some of them include: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Richmond County Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Member Committee on Estate and Trust Administration; New York County Lawyers' Association; American Judges Association; Estate Planning Council of New York City; Planned Giving Board, the Arthritis Foundation, and Bequests and Planned Gifts Committee of the Archdiocese of New York. Mr. Materna is admitted to all local State and Federal Courts, United States Supreme Court, and the United States Tax Court and Probate Courts in all of the counties in Florida.

Robert McDermott
Featured Lawyer
Wills and Trust Law

3075 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779, USA


Robert G. McDermott is a Partner at McDermott, Pierro & Mandery. Bob has over two decades of legal practice experience, in a variety of legal areas. Additionally, he has acted as a Financial Planner and Consultant since 1986. Bob is an Attorney and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in private practice, with emphasis on general business, estate and related civil litigation, divorce and family law litigation, and estate, elder law and financial planning, and wills and trusts