Cona Elder Law


Jennifer B. Cona, Esq., AEP®

Founder and Managing Partner

Jennifer B. Cona is the founder and managing partner of Cona Elder Law.  Ms. Cona practices exclusively in the field of Elder Law, including representing older adults and their families in connection with Medicaid planning, preservation of assets, estate planning, estate litigation, probate and administration of estates, special needs planning, Veterans benefits and guardianships.  Ms. Cona also founded the Health Care Reimbursement and Recovery practice group.

Awards and Honors

Super Lawyers - Jennifer B. Cona
HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards Recipient 2018
Top 50 Women in Business Hall of Fame (LIBN 2018)
Brava Smart CEO award (2016)
Power Women in Business (Star Network 2016)
Top 10 Legal Eagle on Long Island (Pulse Magazine 2015)
Top 50 Women in Business (LIBN 2008, 2015)
New York Law Journal’s Top Women in Law (inaugural class 2016)
Outstanding Women in Law (Hofstra Law, inaugural class 2016)
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  • Accredited Estate Planner®,  National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC)
  • Certified Election Inspector, Suffolk County Board of Elections
  • State Certified Court Evaluator and Counsel to Guardians and Incapacitated Persons
  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs
State of New York Unified Court System
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Professional Organizations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Founder and Chair, Advanced Elder Law Focus Group
  • End of Life Shepherd, National End-of-Life Doula Alliance
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Trusts & Estates Sections
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • Member, Entrepreneurs' Organization
  • Board Member, Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Long Island
  • Member, Public Affairs Council, LeadingAge New York
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Leading Age New York

Charitable Activities &     Community Initiatives

  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center (LIAD)
  • Co-Chair, American Heart Association: Go Red for Women Luncheon
  • Board Member, United Way of Long Island
  • Founder, Cona Elder Law Charitable Events
  • Founder and Co-Chair, Senior Dreams Come True
  • Past Board Member, Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island
  • Legal Advisory Board, Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center (LIAD)
United Way of Long Island
Senior Dreams Come True


  • Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude and with High Honors, William Smith College
William Smith College

Media Credits

WNBC-TV New York 4
CNN fn - The Financial Network
FiOS 1 News
WOR 710
WBAB 102.3
WFAN Sports Radio New York
90.3 WHPC
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
Kiplinger's Retirement Report
USA Today
Long Island Business News
New York Law Journal
CPA Wealth Provider
Nassau Lawyer
Suffolk Lawyer
The Reporter - HIA-LI

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