Melville, NY, June 28, 2022 – Cona Elder Law, the Melville based firm concentrating on elder law, estate planning, estate administration, and health care law, announced an expansion of its Special Needs Practice Group with the addition of Patricia A. Craig as an Associate Attorney.
Ms. Craig’s practice will focus on special needs planning, guardianships and estate planning. Specifically, Ms. Craig helps families who have children with special needs access government benefits and guides them through their estate planning, Special Needs Trusts, and other key legal decisions.
“As a firm, Cona Elder Law is committed to guiding and advocating for families who have children with special needs,” said Jennifer Cona, the firm’s founder and managing partner. “Our Special Needs Practice Group focuses on guiding families through the essential legal hurdles. Adding Patricia to this burgeoning practice area expands our team’s capabilities and strengthens our commitment to those families.”
A lifelong Long Islander and resident of Westbury, Ms. Craig was most recently Of Counsel to Raiser & Kenniff, P.C. in Mineola. She graduated from Hofstra University before earning a J.D. from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2013. Admitted to the Bar in New York state, she has served as Co-Vice Chair of Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law & Special Needs Committee. In 2018, she was honored among the Outstanding Women in Law, Emerging Leaders by Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, and was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the period of 2020-21.
“Patricia has proven her passion and her unmatched ability as a Special Needs advocate and attorney and we are extremely excited to add her to our team,” stated Ms. Cona.
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