Cona Elder Law


Ken Kern, Esq., Honored As Leading Professional at Kings of LI Event


Ken Kern, Esq., partner at Cona Elder Law in Melville, was honored as a leading business professional during Star Network’s inaugural Kings of Long Island Gala east of NYC.  The Great Neck event was attended by over 500 community and industry leaders from the public and private sectors, including Ed Mangano, Nassau Country Executive and Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive.

After researching numerous businessmen in various industries on LI, Kern, 39, was selected for excelling in his field as well as his community involvement.  As a young partner at a leading elder law and estate planning firm, Mr. Kern leads the firm’s Health Care Reimbursement and Recovery Department, concentrating his practice in health care facility representation, civil litigation, complex Medicaid eligibility matters, Fair Hearings, guardianships and resolution of all issues related to resident financial accounts and health care facilities’ bottom line.  He handles a wide range of complex matters affecting not only health care facilities but senior citizens and the disabled as well.

Mr. Kern has been named a Super Lawyer since 2013.  He is a pioneer in his field and is recognized for his superior advocacy skills and incomparable negotiating abilities.  He not only sets the standard in health care facility representation but is responsible for numerous court and fair hearing decisions which have changed the Medicaid and guardianship landscape, leading to increased reimbursement rates for health care facilities. 

“I am honored to be recognized among this group of leading business professionals,” says Kern.  “It speaks volumes about the level of professional services offered on Long Island.”

“Ken is an incredible attorney and an all-star litigator and negotiator.  It is great to see Ken acknowledged for his professional abilities and leadership by the broader Long Island community,” says Jennifer Cona, Esq, managing partner of Cona Elder Law.


Cona Elder Law is recognized as a leading elder law and estate planning firm on Long Island.  The firm was ranked the #1 Elder Law firm by Long Island Business News for 4 consecutive years (2012 – 2015) and was a finalist in the 2015 HIA Business Achievement Awards.  The firm provides creative advocacy and cutting edge planning strategies and has been featured in many publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, L.I. Business News, Investor’s News Daily, USA Today, The Daily News, The New York Post, Kiplinger’s, Reader's Digest and many others.   Cona Elder Law attorneys have appeared as guests on WNBC-TV, WABC-TV, CNN-fn, News 12, WLNY News 55 and many radio stations including WOR, WCBS AM, WBAB and WFAN.

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About the Author Cona Elder Law

Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.

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