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Melville-Based Cona Elder Law Expands to Nassau County with Opening of East Meadow Office


Melville-Based Cona Elder Law

Expands to Nassau County with Opening of East Meadow Office

Melville, NY, December 12, 2018.  The elder law and estate planning firm of Cona Elder Law is pleased to announce its expansion to Nassau County with the opening of an office located at 90 Merrick Avenue in East Meadow, NY.  Michael L. Pfeifer, Esq., of Pfeifer Law, PLLC, has been appointed Of Counsel.

Cona Elder Law provides thought leadership and legal services to both families and the health care industry, finding innovative strategies and solutions to ensure that older adults receive quality care and have the opportunity to age with grace.  The firm, which continues to enjoy a strong presence throughout Nassau and Suffolk County, looks forward to even more accessibility to its growing client base in Nassau County.

Notes Cona Elder Law managing partner Jennifer Cona, “We are excited to open our new East Meadow office, to better serve our clients and provide the strength of a legal team with many years of experience. The senior population on Long Island is rapidly expanding and we are pleased to be able to better meet their needs with this expansion. We are also fortunate to have a recognized attorney such as Michael Pfeifer, who has been practicing elder law for over 25 years, on board.  He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.”

Of counsel attorney Michael Pfeifer said, “It is an honor to join forces with Cona Elder Law as it expands its presence in Nassau County. I look forward to using my years of experience in elder law, combined with the broad scope of services, resources and capabilities offered by Cona Elder Law, to continue to provide superior legal counsel to my client base and community.”

A seasoned attorney, Michael L. Pfeifer concentrates his practice in the areas of elder law, special needs planning and estate planning.  He handles all aspects of estate planning, including preparation of Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and Living Wills.  He also assists families with asset protection and Medicaid planning, handling all aspects of the Medicaid application process for nursing home care, home health care and community benefits from promissory note planning and asset transfers to care coordination.

Mr. Pfeifer is recognized as a Best Lawyer in New York as published in Best Lawyers®, is peer-rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell and is rated 10.0 by Avvo.  He is a former Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and is a member of the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Advisory Council.  He frequently presents legal education seminars for the NYS Bar Association and Nassau County Academy of Law and has taught adult education classes in elder law throughout Nassau County.  He is a member of several professional organizations, including the New York State Bar Association and the Senior Umbrella Network of Nassau County.  He is also Past Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association and Past President of Gerontology Professionals of New York. 

Throughout his years of private practice, Mr. Pfeifer has been committed to donating a significant amount of his time toward the underserved.  In light of his commitment to others, he was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Month by the Nassau Suffolk Law Services Volunteer Lawyers Project, along with the Nassau County Bar Association. Mr. Pfeifer has also been recognized by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with its Community Service Award and named a Kiwanian of the Year.

Based in Melville, NY, Cona Elder Law is a well-respected law firm concentrating in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, and health care law.  Cona Elder Law takes a holistic approach to elder law, providing support and resources for seniors and caregivers, and maintains long-term, partnering relationships with clients to provide the best solutions for multiple generations. The firm has been ranked the #1 Elder Law Firm by Long Island Business News for the past seven consecutive years and was honored as “A Firm That Makes a Difference” by the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA-LI). For additional information, visit

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Peggy Kalia

Epoch 5 Public Relations

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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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