Roslyn Heights, NY WW/Press/– Stephen J. Silverberg, Attorney with The Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, PC is recognized and distinguished in The Top Attorneys of North America 2022-2023 edition.
“I am not imperious to my clients, rather I care to make them all feel as comfortable as possible in any issue needs and concerns.”- Stephen J. Silverberg
Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, PC is an estate planning and elder law firm located in Long Island, New York. The firm helps individuals, families and business owners by integrating estate planning, tax, wealth preservation and business succession planning with elder law, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, estate administration, retirement benefits planning, and asset protection for closely held businesses and professional practices.
The Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg is comprised of highly experienced and knowledgeable attorneys who are dedicated to quality, creativity, and understanding of the law. The firm focuses on providing caring, personalized service to clients through customized plans designed to meet their needs and goals. Helping people is the essence of the firm’s mission and the guiding principle behind everything they do.
The firm’s founder, Stephen J. Silverberg, Esq. has been practicing estate planning for 40 years. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida. As a nationally recognized leader in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, asset preservation planning and elder law, he helps families and business owners plan for the future and navigate through the highly technical world of estate planning, dealing with complex and sometimes emotionally difficult issues.
Successful results are achieved by integrating the areas of estate tax, wealth preservation and business succession planning, Elder Law, Medicaid planning, estate administration, retirement benefits planning, and planning for closely held businesses and professional practices. Stephen Silverberg has provided caring, personalized service to clients through customized plans designed to meet individual needs and accomplish goals.
Silverberg is a graduate of Hartwick College (B.A., 1973) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1976). He is a past president of the prestigious National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and a founding member and past president of the New York State chapter of NAELA. Stephen has served as an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy Committees and is a long-standing member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County. Silverberg is a past President of the Pension Council of Long Island. For eleven years, Silverberg has been an active member of the IRS District Directors Liaison Group. He is also an author of the Elder Law module of the Interactive Legal Document Systems, the preeminent document drafting program for attorneys.
Silverberg is frequently invited as a keynote speaker before national conferences, bar associations, universities, and legal and financial organizations on topics including estate planning, Elder Law, and tax planning matters. He has published in many legal and scholarly journals, including Trusts and Estates Magazine, The New York State Bar Monthly News, and is a widely quoted source for the news media on issues concerning estate and Elder Law.
Silverberg was awarded the credential of NAELA Fellow, the highest honor bestowed by NAELA to “attorneys… whose careers concentrate on elder law, and who have distinguished themselves both by making exceptional contributions to meeting the needs of older Americans and by demonstrating a commitment to the Academy.” Silverberg is also a founding member of the New York State chapter of NAELA.
He holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation. There are fewer than 520 CELAs throughout the United States.
Stephen J. Silverberg has been awarded the Accredited Estate Planner® Designation, by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. The AEP designation is the only graduate-level designation in estate planning. The designation is administered and is awarded only to estate planning professionals who meet special requirements of education, experience, knowledge, professional reputation, and character.
Martindale-Hubbell® has rated Silverberg an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 attorney, the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell. Super Lawyers has named Silverberg to its select list of attorneys for thirteen consecutive years, from 2007 to 2020. Silverberg has been recognized since 2015 by Best Lawyers from U.S. News & World Report.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.