Joan Lensky Robert



A tireless advocate for clients challenged by age. Ms. Robert offers skilled, compassionate representation to those dealing with elder care matters.Recognized throughout the legal and judicial arena for her depth of knowledge and experience, Ms. Roberts understands the small, complicated details of elder law that make a big difference in the lives of the elderly and the disabled. Providing thoughtful, knowledgeable counsel, Ms. Roberts practices in the following areas:- Elder lawProfessional Associations- New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, chair, 2003-2004- New York State Bar Association Special Needs Planning Committee, co-chair, 2006-2009- New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, current co-chair- Nassau County Bar Association, past director- Nassau County Bar Association Elder Law/Social Services/Health Advocacy Committee, past chair- Nassau Academy of Law, past dean- New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), past president- NAELA, co-chair of the Special Needs Planning Summit- Guardianship Advisory Committee formed by the Office of Court Administration, attorney member- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Bill of Particulars, board of editors- New York Elder Law and Guardianship Newsletter, past editor-in-chiefHonors:- Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, Project Real, Outstanding Service honor- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Outstanding Service honor —- NAELA, 2012 recipient of the Theresa Award- NAELA, 2012 Outstanding Member of the New York Chapter- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, honored as outstanding downstate speakerArticles:- Guardianship Practice in New York State, Special Needs Planning chapter, co-author- Ongoing contributor to community and professional groups on matters of elder and disability lawSeminars:- New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Supplemental Needs Trusts and asset preservation programs, faculty member- Certification programs, Supplemental Needs Trust Trustees and Court Evaluators, instructor.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Elder Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
516-323-7473  Phone
(516) 766-7700  Phone
University Attended:
Skidmore College, B.A., 1967; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
The Jacob D. Fuchsburg Law Center of Touro College, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991, New York

Peer Reviews

Rockville Centre, New York

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