Jennifer B. Cona, Esq. - Genser Cona Elder Law

Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.

Founder and Managing Partner

Jennifer B. Cona is the founder and managing partner of Genser Cona Elder Law.  Ms. Cona practices exclusively in the field of Elder Law, including representing older adults and their families in connection with Medicaid planning, preservation of assets, estate planning, estate litigation, probate and administration of estates, special needs planning, Veterans benefits and guardianships.  Ms. Cona also founded the Health Care Reimbursement and Recovery practice group.

Awards and Honors

  • Super Lawyers
  • Leadership in Law
  • Top 50 Women in Business Hall of Fame
  • New York Law Journal’s Top Women in Law (Inaugural Class)
  • Outstanding Women in Law (Inaugural Class)
  • Who’s Who in Healthcare Law
  • Smart CEO Brava Award
  • Power Women in Business
  • Top 10 Legal Eagle
  • Top 50 Women in Business
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney
  • 40 Under 40 Rising Stars
  • Who’s Who in Women in Professional Service

Super Lawyers - Jennifer B. Cona
Top 50 Women in Business Hall of Fame (LIBN 2018)
New York Law Journal’s Top Women in Law (inaugural class 2016)
Outstanding Women in Law (Hofstra Law, inaugural class 2016)
Brava Smart CEO award (2016)
Power Women in Business (Star Network 2016)
Top 10 Legal Eagle on Long Island (Pulse Magazine 2015)
Top 50 Women in Business (LIBN 2008, 2015)
LIBN #1 Elder Law Firm
HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards Recipient 2018
SHRM-LI Official Elder Law Partner

Certifications

  • State Certified Court Evaluator and Counsel to Guardians and Incapacitated Persons
  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs
State of New York Unified Court System
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Professional Organizations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Founder and Chair, Advanced Elder Law Focus Group
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Trusts & Estates Sections
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law Section
NAELA
NYSBA
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association

Charitable Activities &     Community Initiatives

  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
  • Board Member, United Way of Long Island  
  • Founder, GDGC Charitable Events
  • Founder and Co-Chair, Senior Dreams Come True
  • Past Board Member, Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island
  • Legal Advisory Board, Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation
United Way of Long Island
Senior Dreams Come True

Education

  • Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude and with High Honors, William Smith College
William Smith College

Media Credits

WNBC-TV New York 4
WABC-TV ABC7
CNN fn - The Financial Network
News12
FiOS 1 News
WOR 710
WCBS NEWSRADIO 880
WBAB 102.3
WFAN Sports Radio New York
90.3 WHPC
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
Newsday
Kiplinger's Retirement Report
USA Today
Long Island Business News
New York Law Journal
CPA Wealth Provider
Nassau Lawyer
Suffolk Lawyer
The Reporter - HIA-LI

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