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Richard D. Kuhn, Retired

  • April 19, 1934 - January 1, 2024

  • Admitted to bar, 1959, New York; 1993, U.S. Tax Court.

  • Education: Columbia University (B.A., 1955; LL.B., 1958); Georgetown University (LL.M., in Taxation, 1963).

  • Author: 

    • "Liquidation and Reincorporation Under the 1954 Code," Vol. 51, No. 1, Georgetown Law Journal, 1962.

    • "United States Tax Policy With Respect to Less Developed Countries," Vol 32, No. 2, George Washington Law Review.

    • "Some Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions, Post 1964," Vol. 3, No. 1, Richmond County Bar Association Journal, 1965.

    • "Conserving The Fruits: A Survey of Estate Planning for the Physician," Vol. 37, No. 13, Modern Medicine, 1969.

    • "Disclosure versus Confidentiality," Vol. 29, No. 4, The Catholic Lawyer (St. John's University, 1985).

  • Chairman of Board and President, Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, 1974-1978.

  • Member:

    • Estate Planning Council of New York.

  • Languages: Spanish.

  • Practice Areas: Trust and Estate Planning; Trust Administration; Estate Administration; Elder Law; Probate; Corporate; Pension.

Maureen A. O'Toole

  • Born Brooklyn, New York, August 11, 1940.

  • Admitted to bar, 1987, New York; 1992, U.S. Tax Court.

  • Education: St. John's University (B.S., cum laude, 1983); Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1987).

  • Member:

    • Richmond County Bar Association (Member, Surrogate's Court Committee).

    • New York State Bar Association.

    • Staten Island Women's Bar Association (Member, Trusts and Estates Committee).

    • New York County Lawyers Association.

    • Estate Planning Council of New York.

  • Practice Areas: Trust and Estate Planning and Administration; Elder Law; Guardianship; Real Estate; Probate.

Daniel D. Kuhn

  • Born Staten Island, New York, December 7, 1964.

  • Admitted to bar, 1992, New York and Massachusetts; 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.

  • Education: State University of New York at Binghamton (B.S., Accounting, 1986); State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D.; M.S.W., 1991).

  • Prior Experience: Senior Attorney, Disability Law Specialist, Queens Legal Services Corporation, 1992-1998.

  • Reported Cases: Melville v. Apfel, 198 F.3d 45 (2d Cir. 1999); Santana v. Apfel, 44 F.Supp.2d 482 (EDNY 1999); Mijares v. Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services of U.S., 887 F.Supp.57 (EDNY 1994).

  • Court Examiner appointed by the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department to review annual accountings of guardians in Article 81 proceedings.

  • Member:

    • Richmond County Bar Association.

    • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.

  • Languages: Spanish.

  • Practice Areas: Estate Planning and Administration and litigation; Elder Law; Guardianship; Social Security Disability and related matters.

Carl A. Maietta

  •  Born Brooklyn, New York, February 18, 1976.

  • Admitted to Bar, 2002, New Jersey and New York.

  • Education: St. John’s University (B.S., summa cum laude, 1998); New York Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2001).

  • Member, 1999-2000 and Executive Notes and Comments Editor, 2000-2001, New York Law School Review.

  • Member:

    • New York State Bar Association.

    • Richmond County Bar Association.

  • Practice Areas: Estate Administration and Litigation, Corporate and Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate transactions and Litigation.

Glenn Wechsler

  • Born Brooklyn, New York, September 11, 1966.

  • Admitted to Bar, 1994, New York.

  • Education: State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., 1988; J.D., M.S.W., 1993).

  • Member:

    • Richmond County Bar Association.

  •  Practice Area: Social Security Disability.

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