Elder Law Attorney Michael J. Amoruso Named 2010 Super Lawyer

November 05, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Rye Brook, NY (November 5, 2010) Michael J. Amoruso, Managing Partner at Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP, has been named one of the top attorneys in Elder Law for 2010 by New York Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor bestowed by Super Lawyers on only five percent of the lawyers in the state.

Amoruso's firm is dedicated to empowering clients to protect themselves, their loved ones and succeeding generations through long term care planning, asset preservation, estate and tax planning and all aspects of estate administration and guardianship. In response to this significant acknowledgment of his ground breaking work in the field of Elder Law, Amoruso said, "The selection process for this recognition is very comprehensive, and I am honored to be included in this prestigious group."

Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers; independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff; a peer review of candidates by practice area; and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Evaluation criteria include experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications; position within law firm; pro bono and community service as a lawyer; and scholarly lectures and writings, to name a few.

Amoruso is Immediate Past Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section and a current Executive Committee Member; Immediate Past President of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Chair of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys' ("NAELA")Telephonic Education Committee; co-chair of the NAELA Chapter Presidents Council; NAELA Public Policy Board Member; NAELA Program & Education Committee Member; NAELA Education Task Force; and the 2010 recipient of the Outstanding New York Chapter Member Award of NAELA. He also is Past Chair of the Westchester County Bar Association's Elder Law Committee as well as a current Board Member.

He is President of the Westchester Chapter of the Columbian Lawyers Association and serves on the Board of Directors of Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester.

In addition, Michael Amoruso hosts "Elder Care on the Air" on WFAS 1230AM every Wednesday morning with special guests in the elder care and special needs fields. He lectures frequently on Elder Law and Estate Planning topics and is a nationally published author.

Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP is located at 800 Westchester Avenue, Suite S-320, Rye Brook, NY. For additional information, visit www.amorusolaw.com or call 914-253-9255.

About Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP: Established in 2001, Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP is a law firm dedicated to assisting clients at all stages of life to prepare and plan for themselves and their loved ones through long term care planning, estate, tax, financial and elder law planning. The firm takes a proactive approach, using its experience, skill and knowledge to develop a comprehensive plan for the benefit of each client. A unique working relationship brings a distinctive and highly beneficial perspective to each client's case.