Albert W. PetragliaOf Counsel
Albert W. Petraglia concentrates his practice on Surrogate’s Court litigation, trusts and estates administration, and complex estate planning and related tax matters.
Of Counsel to Rivkin Radler’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group, Albert is routinely appointed by the Court to act as a guardian, guardian ad litem, Court Examiner or Referee. He also represents clients in MHL ART 81 and SCPA 17-A proceedings.
Previously, Albert served as Chief Clerk-Referee at the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court for more than 17 years, where he was responsible for the daily operation of the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court. There, he oversaw the installation of a new advanced computer system and initiated a program to digitize Surrogate’s Court files as a means to preserve file integrity and provide easy access to data.
He is a speaker from time to time for the New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program.
Albert continues to be active in the Surrogate’s Courts Chief Clerk’s Association, and the Surrogate’s Law Association, he has been a guest lecturer for both associations. Albert is a past president and current member of the Columbian Lawyers’ Association.
He was the recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection for the help he extended his client in securing an award of reimbursement.
Albert has been actively involved in the American Kidney Fund for the past seven years, most recently serving on the nonprofit organization’s New York Golf Classic Committee.
926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926
New YorkCourt Admissions
New York State
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkBar Affiliations
Chairman of the Surrogate’s Law Association
Past President of the Columbian Lawyers’ Association (First Dept.) 1992
Lecturer: New York State Bar Association, The Nassau Bar Association, The Columbian Lawyers’ Association, Nassau County and First Department, New York County Lawyers’ Association,
Nassau County Department of Senior Citizens
Moot Court Judge, Brooklyn Law SchoolEducation
St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Adelphi University, Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering; Dean’s List – Third Year, Graduate of the Cooperative Education Program, Exchange Student through United Nations’ I.A.E.S.T.E. Sponsorship