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JOANNE B. SPELLANE is an attorney in sole practice, with offices in Tarrytown, New York and New York City. Her practice includes Wills, Trusts and Estates planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Elder Law and Medicaid, with a dual focus on the interests of the elderly and the disabled as well as guiding younger families on the importance of having an estate plan in place.
She volunteers her time and lectures frequently of behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter, PLI, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and other professional and family groups, including Volunteers of Legal Services. She has worked for over fifteen years with Encore Community Services in Manhattan, and is presently on the Board of the Dowling Housing Corporation, an assisted living facility in Sparkill, New York.
Joanne is a graduate of Trinity College in Washington, D.C. She received her JD from St. John’s University School of Law, and has a Certificate in Aging from Brookdale Center for the Aging at Hunter College. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections of both the New York State and Westchester County Bar Associations.