Robert Matthew Harper
Trusts and Estates Law Section
Robert Matthew Harper, Esq. of Uniondale (Farrell Fritz,
P.C.) is the chair of the Trusts & Estates Law Section.
Harper concentrates in trust and estate-related litigation
in Surrogate’s Court and Supreme Court. His practice includes probate contests,
accounting proceedings, discovery and turnover proceedings, guardianship
proceedings, and trust invalidation proceedings. He is also a frequent
contributor to Farrell Fritz’s New York Trusts & Estates Litigation blog.
In addition to his work at Farrell Fritz, Harper is a
special professor of law at Hofstra University School of Law. He also coaches
several of Hofstra’s moot court teams, including the National Moot Court
An active NYSBA member for the past 11 years, he is the former
Treasurer and Secretary of the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section,
past Governmental Relations and Legislation Co-Chair and past Delegate to the
House of Delegates.
He holds degrees from Boston College and Hofstra University
School of Law.