Nancy Burner, Esq., CELA is the founding and managing partner of Nancy Burner & Associates, PC established in 1995.
Nancy earned her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University in 1985 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in 1988 with distinction, and placed eighth in her class of 278.
Nancy is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Law and Trust and Estates sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association and the Real Property, Trust and Probate Committee of the American Bar Association. Nancy is a past president of the Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association. Nancy is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation, accredited by the American Bar Association. She is a contributing editor to the New York State Bar Association and co-authored a chapter in the treatise entitled “Guardianship Practice in New York State.”
Nancy was recently re-appointed by the New York State Court of Appeals to serve a fourth term as one of only seven Trustees of the New York Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection. The Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection is a State administered Agency which was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State.
In 2007, Minneapolis-based Law & Politics publishers of Super Lawyers magazines announced that Nancy had been named to the 2007 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers for the first time. Super Lawyers, published in the New York Times Magazine is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their respective fields. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Nancy was again named as a Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010, 2011 and again most recently in July of 2012.
Nancy sits on the Legal Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s disease Resource Center of Long Island, serving individuals and the families of individuals who have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. She was named as the Chairperson for this committee in late 2012 and now serves as a board member. Beginning in the fall of 2011, Nancy has also applied her expertise and knowledge as an adjunct professor at Hofstra Law School.
Nancy is admitted to Practice Law in the State of New York. She lives in Miller Place with her family.
*The National Elder Law Foundation ifs not affiliated with any governmental authority. Certification is not a requirement for practice of law in the State of New York and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.