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100 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
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Joan Lensky Robert

Joan Lensky Robert

A tireless advocate for clients challenged by age and disability-related issues, 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. Robert 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. Robert practices in the following areas:

  • Elder law
  • Disability law


  • New York, 1991


  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
    • Summa cum laude, Deans Fellowship, valedictorian of the part-time division
  • B.A., Skidmore College
    • Periclean, Skidmore College Honor Society, member
    • Ford Foundation scholarship

Professional 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-chief


  • 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 speaker


  • 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 law


  • 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
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Kassoff, Robert & Lerner, LLP
100 Merrick Road
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570 USA