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Amy S. O'Connor

Amy S. O'Connor

McNamee Lochner P.C.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • New York
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Summary

Amy's practice is concentrated in the areas of elder law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. A major part of Amy's practice involves assisting clients and their families with legal and tax issues including the preparation of estate planning documents, estate tax planning, administration of trusts and estates, long-term care planning, preservation of assets, eligibility for governmental benefits, disability planning and supplemental needs trusts.

Amy O’Connor is Chair of McNamee Lochner's Trusts, Estates & Elder Law Department. With a concentration in elder law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration, her practice encompasses all aspects of trusts and estates law and elder law, including probate and administration of estates and trusts, establishment of revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney.

A major part of Amy's practice involves assisting elderly clients and their families with legal and tax issues including estate tax planning, preservation of assets, long-term care planning, eligibility for governmental benefits including Medicaid, disability planning, supplemental needs trusts and guardianship proceedings.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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United States District Court, Northern District of New York
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
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Current
Education
University of Notre Dame
J.D.
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Duke University
B.A.
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Awards
Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Albany, New York
The Best Lawyers in America
2014-2015
Super Lawyer - Elder Law
Upstate New York Editions of Super Lawyers magazine
Also awarded consecutively from 2008-2012
The Best Lawyers in America - Elder Law and Trusts and Estates
Best Lawyers
Also included in 2013
Recognition
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Legislation Committee
Recognition
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Power of Attorney Task Force
Top 25 Women Upstate New York Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Albany County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Albany County Women's Bar Association
Member
Current
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Community Foundation for the Greater Capital District, Professional Advisory Committee
Member
Current
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Capital District Women's Bar Association
Member
Current
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Center for Disability Services, Investment Advisory Committee
Member
Current
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The Community Hospice Foundation
Board Member
Current
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Council on Women's Studies at Duke University
Past Member
Current
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Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Frequent lecturer on numerous elder law and estate planning topics for professional and civic groups including programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association
Contact & Map
McNamee Lochner P.C.
Albany, NY
677 Broadway
#500
Albany, NY 12207
USA
Telephone: (518) 447-3335
Fax: (518) 867-4735