Lynn Kay is an associate attorney at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona. Ms. Kay concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, asset protection planning, government entitlement benefits, special needs planning and estate administration. She is responsible for drafting wills, trusts, Special Needs Trusts and advance directives (powers of attorney, health care proxies and living wills). Ms. Kay also handles estate and gift tax planning as well as asset protection planning, advising clients on asset protection strategies and tax saving strategies.
Ms. Kay heads up the firm’s Trust Assistance Program (TAP), a program through which she helps all of the firm’s estate planning clients properly and timely fund their trusts. She also regularly participates in GDGC’s complimentary counseling sessions for visitors to the Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center housed in the firm’s offices.
Prior to becoming an associate attorney with the firm, Ms. Kay worked part-time as a law clerk at the firm for two years while she was still in law school. Ms. Kay interned at the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York where she handled family court matters and interned at the New York State Assembly Office of Donna Lupardo in Binghamton. During law school, she was the fundraising coordinator of the Law Brigades, an organization that sent law students to underdeveloped countries to help start up small businesses.
A graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, Ms. Kay was a merit scholar and received her Juris Doctor in the top 16% of the class. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Binghamton University where she was on the Dean’s List. An active participant in student government, Ms. Kay was a counselor for the university’s crisis hotline.
Ms. Kay is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Committee. She is certified in transformative mediation. Ms. Kay has co-authored articles that have appeared in the New York Law Journal and the Nassau Lawyer.