Lisa is a respected writer and was selected as the winner of the 2019 Elder and Special Needs Law Journal Writing Competition which was based on her article titled “Constitutional Challenges to Article 17-A Guardianships,” which has since been reprinted and cited by others in the legal community. In addition, Lisa authored an article for the Nassau Lawyer titled “Drafting Estate Planning Documents for Non-English Speaking Clients” (Nassau Lawyer, March, 2020).
Lisa concentrates her legal efforts on probate and estate administration, trust administration, accountings, asset protection planning, Medicaid applications, and drafting various estate planning documents for clients such as Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Proxies. Lisa is a lively lecturer and recently presented a webinar on “Digital Assets” to the Nassau County Bar Association.
Lisa is bi-lingual with a fluency in both English and Portuguese. She is passionate about providing her clients with the utmost personal and high-quality legal service.
Outside the office and court, Lisa teaches religious education to the children of her local parish. In addition, Lisa is involved with the Nassau County Bar Association’s mentorship program. During her downtime, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and three teenagers.
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