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Jennifer B. Cona

Jennifer B. Cona

Founder and Managing Partner, Cona Elder Law PLLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • New York
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Melissa Negrin-Wiener
Melissa Negrin-Wiener January 11, 2022
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Jennifer Cona is an extremely intelligent and compassionate attorney who puts 110% into everything she does. She is a leader in her industry, a well-respected mentor and successful businesswoman.
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Jennifer B. Cona is the founder and managing partner of Cona Elder Law, Long Island’s leading Elder Law and Estate Planning firm. She is among Long Island’s most accomplished women, exemplifying leadership in business and community outreach.

Ms. Cona’s work involves representing, counseling and assisting seniors and their families with the preservation of assets, Medicaid planning, estate planning, wealth transfer strategies, administration of estates, estate litigation, guardianships and special needs planning. Under Ms. Cona’s direction, the firm expanded its practice to include a health care reimbursement and recovery department. Currently, Cona Elder Law represents over 175 nursing homes and health care facilities across Long Island and throughout New York State, making Ms. Cona’s firm the preeminent law firm in this practice area. The firm works to secure and ensure a payment source for long term health care, working together with both families and health care facilities to sustain quality care for seniors.

Ms. Cona serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center (LIAD). She is a Supreme Court and Surrogate Court appointed court evaluator, guardian, Guardian ad Litem and counsel for incapacitated persons. She is an advocate for those with limited access to the legal system and has lobbied on Capitol Hill on behalf of the NOW Legal Defense Fund. Appointed to the Legal Advisory Board of the Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center (LIAD), Ms. Cona provides legal advice and direction on the issues facing individuals afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. She is the founder and chair of the Advanced Elder Law Focus Group, an industry think-tank. Ms. Cona’s firm is a member of the Intercounty Health Facilities Association.

Specialties: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Estate Litigation, Civil Litigation, Health Care Facility Representation.

Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Partner
Cona Elder Law PLLC
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Cona Elder Law is an award winning law firm based in Melville, Long Island. Our practice concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care law.
University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Honors
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William Smith College
Honors: cum laude, with High Honors
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Power 25 in Law
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Peer rated for highest level of professional excellence.
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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
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Professional Associations
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
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Speaking Engagements
Elder Law Best Practices: Innovative Strategies to Improve Receivables and Further Your Mission, Leading Age New York Financial Professionals Conference, Saratoga Springs
Leading Age New York
Aging & Cannabis: The Business, Politics, Law & Science of Cannabis, Aging & Cannabis, The Heritage Club at Bethpage
Genser Cona Elder Law
Navigating Cannabis Use in Residential Health Care Facilities
State Certified Court Evaluator and Counsel to Guardians and Incapacitated Persons
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Cona Elder Law PLLC
225 Broad Hollow Road
Suite 200
Melville, NY 11747
Telephone: (631) 390-5000
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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