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Sciacca, Thomas


Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey
Florida
United States Tax Court

Education

New York University School of Law, LL.M. (taxation) May 2010

Pace University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) May 2003
Distinction:    Julian Hyman Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Trusts & Estates
Executive Productions Editor, Pace Law Review (note published)

University at Albany, State University of New York, B.A. August 1999

Relevant Experience

Former Associate Attorney with boutique midtown law firm focusing its practice on Trusts & Estates and Elder Law.

In private practice since 2007.

Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS).

Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Member:    Trusts & Estates Section

Elder Law Section

New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA)
Member:    Estates & Trusts Committee
LGBT Issues Committee

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
Member:    Judiciary Committee

Out Professionals

Pro bono activities

Volunteer attorney for monthly legal clinic for SAGE, providing free one-on-one legal counseling for LGBT senior citizens on a variety of issues. Member of SAGE'S National Leadership Council

Awards

2013 Recipient of Top Attorneys - New York Metro Area's Outstanding Young Lawyers in Estate Planning and Probate Law.
2013 Recipient of Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, Excellence in Practice. 

Seminars

Tom has participated in a variety of seminars dealing with issues including: (1) Wills, Trusts, and Estates, (2) Health Care Proxies and Living Wills, (3) sophisticated tax planning, (4) planning for parents with disabled minor and adult children, (5) planning for members of the LGBT community, (6) planning for incapacity using a Durable General Power of Attorney, (7) guardianships for disabled children and adults, and (8) various Elder Law topics, including Medicaid and sheltering one's assets against long-term care costs.

Tom is available to participate in seminars upon request.

Languages

In addition to English, Tom is conversant in American Sign Language (ASL), and has conducted individual client interactions and group seminars in ASL.

Law Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC
Practice Area: Trusts & Estates
Address: 44 Wall Street - 10th Floor
City/State/Zip: New York , New York 10005
EMail : Tom@SciaccaLaw.com
Telephone :
ASLA Membership State: New York
Law School: Pace University

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