Certified Elder Law Attorneys — Serving Long Island Since 1991
Attorneys Ellen Makofsky and Judith Raskin are pioneers in elder law and remain leaders in the field today. They began focusing on elder law in 1991 when it was first beginning to be recognized as a distinct area of practice. The law firm Raskin & Makofsky, LLP has served Nassau County and surrounding areas since then.
From 2006 to 2007, Ellen Makofsky served as the chair of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, one of the association's largest sections. She serves as secretary of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County, Inc. She was the co-chair of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation. She co-founded the Senior Umbrella Network of Queens and served as its chair as well as chair of the Senior Umbrella Network of Nassau. In addition, Ms. Makofsky is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
Judith Raskin is also involved in many professional and social service organizations. She is a past chair of the Legal Committee of the Alzheimer’s Association, a member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County, Inc., and she is a co-founder and former president of the Gerontology Professionals of Long Island, Nassau Chapter.
In addition to being involved in many organizations, both attorney Makofsky and attorney Raskin write articles on elder law, have appeared on radio and television, and have served as workshop leaders and lecturers for the New York State Bar Association.
Ms. Raskin and Ms. Makofsky are both accredited by the National Elder Law Foundation as Certified Elder Law Attorneys*. To learn more about their background and education, click on their names below:
To schedule an appointment with a lawyer at Raskin & Makofsky, LLP call (516) 228-6522 or contact our offices online.
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*Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation.
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.