Ellen G. Makofsky
Makofsky, of Garden City, New York, has been elected secretary of the New York
State Bar Association for a third term.
founder of Makofsky & Associates, P.C., Makofsky concentrates her practice
in elder law, special needs and trusts and estates.
member of the State Bar, Makofsky is a member of the House of Delegates and is chair
of the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Publications Committee and
She was a
member-at-large on the Executive Committee for four years. She co-chaired the
Committee on Women in the Law, chaired the Elder Law Section and served as
secretary of the Senior Lawyers Section. She is a member of the Trusts
and Estates Law Section. Makofsky is a member of the Membership Committee and serves
as the chair of the Task Force on Powers of Attorney. She also is a past
president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter and
the Estate Planning Council of Nassau, Inc.
of Manhasset, Makofsky graduated from Boston University and earned her law
degree cum laude from Brooklyn Law