SHARON KOVACS GRUER, ESQ., focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, mental health, asset protection, probate, disability law, special needs planning, trusts, guardianships, probate, public benefits, Veterans Benefits, Social Security Disability, special education law, pet trusts, tax law and real estate. Ms. Gruer holds a Masters of Law in Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University, is past Chairperson of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, an elected position, and is certified as an elder law attorney by the American Bar Association's accredited National Elder Law Foundation*. Ms. Gruer is a member of the Board of Directors and of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, is the Immediate Past President of the Great Neck Lawyers Association, Past Chairperson of the Nassau County Bar Association Taxation Committee, Past Chairperson of the Trust Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Past Chairperson of the Mental Health Committee of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section. Ms. Gruer has practiced law for over twenty seven years, is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs, is certified as a mediator by the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division and is a volunteer arbitrator in the 10th Judicial District Administrative Judge's Office, Nassau County Attorney Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program. She has also been a volunteer panel member of the Surrogate Decision Making Committee of the New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled for over a decade and is a member of the New York State Bar Committee on Issues Affecting People with Disabilities.
LL.M. in Taxation Certified as an Elder Law Attorney* Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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