Lissett Costa Ferreira

Lissett Costa Ferreira

Elder & Family Law Attorney Helping Families Manage Life Changes
  • Elder Law, Family Law, Estate Planning
  • New York
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Biography

Lissett Ferreira is a partner and Chair of the Elder Law & Special Needs and Family & Divorce Law practice groups at Meenan & Associates, LLC, a boutique civil litigation law firm. Lissett’s main focus is helping people manage and plan for major life changes, including divorce, disability and death. Her primary practice areas are guardianships; estate, long-term care and special needs planning; trusts and estates; Medicaid and supplemental need trusts; divorce and family law issues; and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

Lissett entered private practice in 2013, after nearly a decade of public service as a principal court attorney to a New York State Supreme Court judge presiding over matrimonial and then Article 81 guardianship matters. She is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, order of the coif, Brown University and Hunter College High School, and a former Fulbright Scholar.

At the New York Women's Bar Association, Lissett serves as Corresponding Secretary; co-chair of the Elder Law & Disabilities committee; and a member of several committees. In addition to serving as a member of the Small Law Firms and Legal Problems of the Aging committees at the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA), Lissett chairs a NYCBA Lawyer's Networking Group. Lissett was recently nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York. She lectures widely on topics primarily related to guardianship and Medicaid planning.

Education
Fordham University School of Law
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Fordham University School of Law
J.D. (2003)
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Honors: Order of the Coif; Fordham Law Review, Symposium Editor; Dean's List, Crowley Scholar; recipient of the Murray magna cum laude public service award
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4334074
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4334074
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Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Contact & Map
299 Broadway
1310
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (212) 226-7334
299 Broadway Ste 1310
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (212) 926-9771