Gayle Ashkenazy works primarily in the firm’s Probate and Estate Administration practice. She also drafts estate planning documents including Wills, Trusts and Health Care Directives. Additionally, as a Certified Article 81 Guardian and Court Evaluator and a regular attendee of Elder Law and Medicaid planning seminars, Gayle advises our clients on Elder Law issues, assists with Medicaid applications and represents our firm with respect to its Court-Appointed Guardianships and Surrogate’s Court matters. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
Prior to joining our firm, Gayle worked as a pro bono attorney for New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)/Elder Law Division and was a legal research instructor and account manager for Westlaw-Thomson Reuters. A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music Pre-College Division, Gayle is also a concert pianist and performs throughout the tri-state area as an accompanist and soloist. She has two grown children and lives with her husband in Great Neck, NY.
Bar Admissions & Courts New York, 1995 Education University of Rochester/Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY (credits earned towards BA) University of Miami/Frost School of Music, Miami, FL, (Full-tuition scholarship) B.M. 1987 New York University School of Law, New York, NY, J.D., 1991