Nancy Burner

Nancy Burner

Burner Law Group, P.C.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • New York
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Summary

Nancy Burner‚ Esq. is the founder of Burner Law Group‚ P.C. established in 1995. Nancy holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association. Since 2014‚ Nancy has been selected by her peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America for Elder Law. Most recently in 2020‚ she was named as the Long Island Elder Law Attorney of the year by this same publication. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 8.2 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys

Nancy is a former five term trustee for the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, a state administered agency which was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State. She is also a past president of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association and a past co-chair of the Suffolk County Elder Law Committee.

Nancy frequently lectures on the legislative changes‚ financial implications‚ and governmental benefits affecting the elderly and special needs population. In 2016‚ Nancy was named as an "Outstanding Woman in Law" by Hofstra University School of Law Center for Children Families and the Law. Later that same year‚ she was named by Manhattan Magazine as a Big Apple Entrepreneur winner.

For thirteen consecutive years‚ Nancy has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law. Super Lawyers‚ part of Thomson Reuters‚ is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. As a Super Lawyer‚ Nancy has also received this award in the Top 50: Women Attorney category in New York.

Nancy continues to grow her practice with offices in New York City‚ Setauket‚ and Westhampton Beach.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2237998
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Partner
Burner Law Group, P.C.
- Current
Education
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
J.D. (1988) | Law
Honors: Nancy Burner, Esq. graduated in the top 2% of her class, with distinction, from Hofstra University School of Law in 1988.
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State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.A. (1985)
Honors: Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1985 from Stony Brook University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 50 Women in Business
Long Island Business News
Outstanding Woman in Law Award
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Big Apple Entrepreneur Award
Big Apple Entrepreneur Network
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Best Law Firm
US News & World Report
NY Women Leaders in the Law
New York Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Special Recognition of Service
Congressmen Steve Israel
Outstanding Service
Steve Levy Suffolk County Executive
Outstanding Service
Day Haven Adult Services
Citation of Excellence
NY State Assembly (Steven Engelbright)
Award of Recognition of Excellence
Suffolk County Bar Association
The Benjamin Weintraub & Alan Resnick Bankruptcy Law Prize
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Professional Associations
Suffolk County Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
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New York State Bar  # 2237998
Member
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Speaking Engagements
Gifting for Grandparents , Online
Burner Law Group, P.C.
Every grandparent contemplates how to gift to their grandchildren - do you give them cash for birthdays, start a 529 Plan, put assets in trust, name them on an IRA, or make a specific bequest in your will? As with any gifting, it depends on the family’s particular situation, but you should always consider the tax consequences. Join Nancy Burner as she discusses how to gift to this younger generation in a tax efficient and meaningful way. Reserve your spot here: https://bit.ly/2WhddZb
Certifications
Certified Elder Law Attorney
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Videos
Every grandparent contemplates how to gift to their grandchildren - do you give them cash for birthdays, start a 529 Plan, put assets in trust, name them on an IRA, or make a specific bequest in your will? As with any gifting, it depends on the family’s particular situation, but you should always consider the tax consequences.   Join Nancy Burner as she discusses how to gift to this younger generation in a tax efficient and meaningful way. Gifting for Grandparents

Every grandparent contemplates how to gift to their grandchildren - do you give them cash for birthdays, start a 529 Plan, put assets in trust, name them on an IRA, or make a specific bequest in your will? As with any gifting, it depends on the family’s particular situation, but you should always consider the tax consequences. Join Nancy Burner as she discusses how to gift to this younger generation in a tax efficient and meaningful way.

The concept of a Trust is not difficult to understand if you remember that placing an item in a trust is simply retitling that asset in the name of the trust. A standalone trust, also called an intervivos trust, is created while the grantor is still living.   Learn the difference between grantor and non-grantor trusts,  revocable and irrevocable trusts, and the most common ways they are utilized in estate planning. Anatomy of an intervivos trust

The concept of a Trust is not difficult to understand if you remember that placing an item in a trust is simply retitling that asset in the name of the trust. A standalone trust, also called an intervivos trust, is created while the grantor is still living. Learn the difference between grantor and non-grantor trusts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and the most common ways they are utilized in estate planning.

Many people think estate planning is only for the very wealthy. This could not be further from the truth. Everyone has an estate: it consists of everything you own from personal property to cash in the bank to retirement plans.   Join us as we discuss  basic estate planning documents, including advanced directives, wills and trusts.  Learn why designating beneficiaries in a will or trust allows you to take care of your family after you are gone and the surprising results if you die without a wil Estate Planning: Debunking the Myth that estate planning is just for the Wealthy

Many people think estate planning is only for the very wealthy. This could not be further from the truth. Everyone has an estate: it consists of everything you own from personal property to cash in the bank to retirement plans. Join us as we discuss basic estate planning documents, including advanced directives, wills and trusts. Learn why designating beneficiaries in a will or trust allows you to take care of your family after you are gone and the surprising results if you die without a wil

As attorneys, we have found that COVID-19 and the accompanying shutdown has reshaped some of our beliefs and approaches to estate planning.  This is no time to panic, but it is an opportunity to learn from the upheavals brought on by the virus and examine how they change the way we counsel our clients as they create or amend their plans. This 4-Part Series discusses our insights into how the pandemic has changed the elder law landscape. The effect of Covid 19 and the Wills vs Trust Debate

As attorneys, we have found that COVID-19 and the accompanying shutdown has reshaped some of our beliefs and approaches to estate planning. This is no time to panic, but it is an opportunity to learn from the upheavals brought on by the virus and examine how they change the way we counsel our clients as they create or amend their plans. This 4-Part Series discusses our insights into how the pandemic has changed the elder law landscape.

Contact & Map
Burner Law Group, P.C.
12 RESEARCH WAY
EAST SETAUKET, NY 11733
Telephone: (631) 941-3434
Fax: (631) 941-3443
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Burner Law Group, P.C.
Westhampton Beach Office
82 Main Street
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Telephone: (631) 288-5612
Fax: (631) 941-3443
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Burner Law Group, P.C.
45 W 34th Street
Suite 1203
New York, NY 10001
Telephone: (212) 867-3520
Fax: (631) 941-3443
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed