Ellen G. Makofsky has concentrated on elder law, trust and estate, and probate matters including Medicaid planning and applications, wills, trusts, probate and estate administration, asset protection, powers of attorney, guardianships, and special needs planning for a quarter of a century. Ms. Makofsky takes pride in Makofsky & Associates, P.C.’s caring staff and compassionate approach to working with clients. Ms. Makofsky’s professional appointments and elected positions are numerous and include: Secretary of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA); past President of both the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter and of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau, Inc.; and past Chair of the NYSBA Elder Law Section. Ms. Makofsky is a published author and is a frequent lecturer to professional groups.