Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. - Genser Cona Elder Law

Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq.

Partner

Melissa Negrin-Wiener is a partner at Genser Cona Elder Law. Ms. Negrin-Wiener manages the Government Benefits Department, concentrating her practice in the areas of asset protection, Medicaid eligibility planning, estate planning, mediation, guardianships and Veteran benefits. She supervises the preparation of Medicaid Applications for nursing home care, home health care and community benefits, resolves complex Medicaid issues and represents families facing a reduction in Medicaid home care hours and services.

Awards and Honors

  • Leadership in Law 
  • Top 50 Women in Business 
  • Outstanding Women in Law 
  • Top Attorney of North America 
  • Who’s Who in Healthcare Law
  • 40 Under 40 Rising Stars 
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney 

Leadership in Law
Top 50 Women in Business
Hofstra Law - Outsanding Women in Law - 2017 Honoree
Who's Who Certified
40 Under Forty

Certifications

  • Advanced Elder Law Mediator (New York Peace Institute)
  • Mediator, Nassau County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel
  • State Certified Court Evaluator, Counsel for Alleged Incapacitated Persons and Guardian
  • State Certified Court Examiner
  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Admitted to Practice before the United States Supreme Court
  • Lawline Continuing Legal Education Presenter
Department of Veterans Affairs
New York Peace Institute
The Supreme Court of the United States
Lawline

Professional Organizations

  • Co-Chair, Healthcare Committee, Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA-LI)
  • Past President, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
  • Past Co-Chair, Elder Law Committee, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
  • Past Vice-President of Programs and Membership, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Trusts & Estates Sections
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Sponsor of the Society of Human Resource Management’s LI chapter (SHRM-LI)
NYSBA
HIA-LI
Suffolk County Bar Association
Nassau Country Bar Association
Suffolk County Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
SHRM-LI Official Elder Law Partner

Charitable Activities &     Community Initiatives

  • Co-Chair, Senior Dreams Come True
  • Past Charities Coordinator, 100 Women Who Care About Long Island
  • Event Coordinator, Midnight Run
Senior Dreams Come True
Women Who Care about Long Island
Midnight Run

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Binghamton University 
Hofstra Law
Binghamton University

Media Credits

WFAN Sports Radio
WBAB 102.3
ABC7 - WABC-TV
Radio Hofstra University
QPTV
FiOS 1 News
Newsday
Long Island Business News
The Suffolk Lawyer
Nassau Lawyer
HIA-LI
Chicago Tribune

Published Articles