Westchester elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains, N.Y. recently addressed estate and elder law issues affecting property owners at the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) 2016 Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting. With millions of baby boomers coming of age, Mr. Enea urges seniors to take a proactive role in planning for the future.
The NYSBA Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting, "Real Property Law: An Update and Primer," marks the latest speaking engagement for Anthony Enea, who has spent nearly three decades protecting the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families. Mr. Enea, who spoke on factors to consider when transferring a residence for elder law and estate planning purposes, also served as the program chair.
Named Westchester County's Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards, Mr. Enea is the past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section. His practice areas include elder law; Medicaid asset protection trusts; Medicaid applications (home care and nursing home); special needs planning; guardianships (Article 81 and 17-A); and wills, trusts and estates.
Mr. Enea was named Best Lawyers' 2016 Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, a Top 25 "Super Lawyer" in Westchester County, and is currently president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation. An avid public speaker, Mr. Enea also recently presented for the NY Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys on the unauthorized practice of elder law.