Attorney Profile

Joseph T. La Ferlita

Joseph T. La Ferlita

Partner

Joseph T. La Ferlita practices trusts and estates law, with an emphasis on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and tax controversy. He counsels individual planning clients, beneficiaries, individual and corporate fiduciaries and not-for-profit entities, including public charities and private foundations in connection with a multitude of estate- and trust-related matters in the Surrogate’s Court and the United States Tax Court.

Joe’s work includes drafting wills and trusts, estate and generation-skipping tax planning, audits of estate tax and income tax returns, the formation of not-for-profit entities, obtaining private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service, probate proceedings, administration proceedings, judicial accounting proceedings, judicial proceedings for advice and direction on behalf of executors and trustees, spousal elective share proceedings, and proceedings for the construction and reformation of wills and trusts. He also has drafted proposals for new and amended estate-related New York statutes.

Joe is Board Member and Secretary of the Nassau County Estate Planning Council.

Uniondale
F: (516) 357-3333

926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926

Bar Admission

New York

Massachusetts

Court Admissions

United States Tax Court

Bar Affiliations

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Vice Chair of the Tax Committee

Education

New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation

St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor

Boston College, M.A.

Fairfield University, B.S.

Joseph T. La Ferlita

Partner

Joseph T. La Ferlita practices trusts and estates law, with an emphasis on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and tax controversy. He counsels individual planning clients, beneficiaries, individual and corporate fiduciaries and not-for-profit entities, including public charities and private foundations in connection with a multitude of estate- and trust-related matters in the Surrogate’s Court and the United States Tax Court.

Joe’s work includes drafting wills and trusts, estate and generation-skipping tax planning, audits of estate tax and income tax returns, the formation of not-for-profit entities, obtaining private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service, probate proceedings, administration proceedings, judicial accounting proceedings, judicial proceedings for advice and direction on behalf of executors and trustees, spousal elective share proceedings, and proceedings for the construction and reformation of wills and trusts. He also has drafted proposals for new and amended estate-related New York statutes.

Joe is Board Member and Secretary of the Nassau County Estate Planning Council.

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