New York, NY /Press/November 19, 2018- Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Founder and Attorney of Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq., LLC was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq., LLC conveniently serves clients in New York City, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island and Nassau Counties, in a wide range of legal matters including trusts & estate litigation, probate, administration, contested probate and trust accountings, and guardian ad litem, and Article 17 A matters. The firm also serves clients in guardianship law, Article 81 and Article 83 advocacy and petitions, as well as contested elder law matters. The law firm is proud to boast excellence, integrity and service as the foundation of their practice.
Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq. is a native New Yorker, admitted to practice law before the courts of the State of New York, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She has practiced law in the area of estate practice and guardianship law, Mental Health Law, Article 81 and Article 83 advocacy and petitions, contested elder law matters, as well as trusts and estates matters, probate, administration, accountings, guardian ad litem, complex trust and probate litigation.
In 2013, Sylvia taught the first certified course in Elder Law and Article 81 Guardianship Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. In September of 2013, Sylvia was awarded the Jack Newton Lerner Award for Excellence in the Contribution to Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers from New York County Lawyers Association. She is also a recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in the Art and Science of Trial Advocacy from the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In May of 2008, Sylvia was heralded by New York Magazine as one of New York’s Women’s Leaders in the Law.
Sylvia is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Sections on Elder Law and Trusts and Estates where she is presently a Vice Chair of Litigation and the former Chair of the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Prior to entering law, Sylvia enjoyed a rich career as an official court reporter in the Supreme Courts of Queens and Kings County reporting major civil and criminal trials. Thereafter, she was the Managing Director of Forsythe International Limited located in New York, a premium incentive marketing and consulting firm, specializing in promoting creative ideas to Fortune 500 Companies, the research and marketing of intellectual properties, creating advertising and sales promotional campaigns, and handling all aspects of public relations and media placement for a celebrity clientele.
Sylvia is a graduate of the Honors Program from Long Island University, receiving a BA and MA in English. As a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, she received her J.D. with distinction and high honors in Real Estate Law and Moot Court Trial Advocacy.
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