Matthew S. Raphan, Partner


Admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.


Practice Areas: 

Elder Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Wills, Trusts, and Guardianships, Alzheimer's Planning.


Matthew has extensive experience in estate planning, estate administration, and guardianship matters in both Surrogates and Supreme Court. He is passionate about serving clients, understanding their needs, and finding cost-effective and legally sound solutions.



While at law school, Matthew was a member of the Mediation Clinic, where he gained experience in alternate dispute resolution. He also worked at the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, assisting in the representation of indigent clients.


Prior to joining the firm, Matthew was an associate at an Elder Law firm in New Jersey where he practiced estate planning and estate administration.



Matthew speaks pro bono in New York City throughout the year in our law firms' legal seminars explaining and simplifying legal issues facing the elderly.

His seminars and classes have been favorably reviewed by BNY Mellon, Beacon Healthcare, The Swiss Benevolent Society, Time Warner, Credit Suisse, Penn South, and smaller groups as well.

He is a registered speaker with CLC’s Legal & Financial Speaker's Bureau.



Matthew is a member of the New York City Bar Association's Legal Problems of the Aging Committee, the New York Bar Association's Elder Law Section, and the Nassau County Bar Association's Estates and Trusts, Elder Law, and Surrogate's Court Committees. 

"Matthew, thank you for simplifying these difficult decisions by being able to breakdown what I needed to know and understand quite well.
Your guidance was really appreciated."


                                                                                     -Sincerely, Roberta S., New York, NY

Matthew Raphan