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Katy Carpenter to Serve on the Committee for Young Lawyer Engagement

Date: October 12, 2017

Katy was selected to serve on the committee for young lawyer engagment for the Elder and Special Needs Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.


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Katherine Carpenter Joins Wilcenski & Pleat as Associate Attorney

Date: March 16, 2017

Wilcenski & Pleat is proud to announce that Katherine Carpenter passed the Bar and was admitted to practice law in New York in January 2017.  Katy will continue working with Wilcenski & Pleat as an associate attorney at the firm's main office located at 5 Emma Lane, Clifton Park, NY.


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Attorney Katherine Carpenter Selected as District Delegate

Date: March 16, 2017

Attorney Katherine Carpenter was elected to serve as the Fourth Judicial District Delegate for the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association effective June 1, 2017.  This role allows Katy a seat on the Section's Executive Committee.  Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC is very proud to announce Katy's selection to this post, so quickly after being admitted to the practice...
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Edward V. Wilcenski included in "Best Lawyers in America" For a Third Year

Date: September 16, 2016

Ed Wilcenski has been recognized as a Lawyer of the Year in the area of Trust & Estates in the Capital District, and will be included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Recognition in Best Lawyers is based on nominations by other attorneys and is subject to a rigorous review and evaluation process...
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Wilcenski, Pleat and Dezik Honored by New York State Super Lawyers

Date: August 26, 2016

Attorney Edward V. Wilcenski has once again been named to the New York Super Lawyers list as one of the top Elder Law Attorneys in New York State for 2016. Super Lawyers selects no more than 5% of the lawyers in New York State for this designation. This is the sixth year Ed has received this honor...
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Katherine Carpenter Receives Pro Bono Service Award from Albany Law School

Date: May 4, 2016

On April 20, 2016, Katherine Carpenter was honored by the Albany Law School Pro Bono Society with a Service Award for her hard work and dedication to seniors and the Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA). In her commendation, the Society expressed that “Katy has done an excellent job running the VITA program...
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Tara Anne Pleat Elected To American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

Date: April 10, 2016

We are proud to announce that co-founder, Tara Anne Pleat, Esq.,  has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”). ACTEC is a professional organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors...
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Karen M. Satterlee Receives "Registered Paralegal" Designation

Date: February 29, 2016

In Septmeber 2015, Karen M. Satterlee took and successfully passed the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) offered by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., granting her the Registered Paralegal (R.P.) credential.

PACE is a voluntary, proficiency-based exam, designed to test the competency level of experienced paralegals...
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Attorneys Edward V. Wilcenski and Tara Anne Pleat co-authored a Chapter on Special Needs Estate Planning for the New York State Bar Association

Date: December 1, 2015

Attorneys Edward V. Wilcenski and Tara Anne Pleat have co-authored a chapter on Special Needs Estate Planning for the New York State Bar Association publication “Disability Law and Practice (Book Two).”  The publication covers a broad range of issues faced by attorneys and other professionals who serve the special needs community...
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Tara Anne Pleat Named Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation

Date: November 18, 2015

The law firm of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC announces that Tara Anne Pleat has been named a Fellow of The New York State Bar Foundation.

Fellows are nominated by peers and recognized for distinguished achievement, dedication to the legal profession, and commitment to the organized bar and service to the public...
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Edward V. Wilcenski Named in Best Lawyers in America

Date: September 14, 2015

For the second year in a row, Ed Wilcenski was included in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.  Selection is based on a confidential peer-review survey of top attorneys  practicing in the nominee's area of the law...
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Wilcenski, Pleat and Dezik Honored by New York State Super Lawyers

Date: August 7, 2015

Attorney Edward V. Wilcenski has been named to the New York Super Lawyers list as one of the top Elder Law Attorneys in New York State for 2015. Super Lawyers selects no more than 5% of the lawyers in New York State for this designation. This is the fifth year Ed has received this honor.

Attorney Tara Anne Pleat and Michael Dezik have been named to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Star list as two of the top Elder Law Attorneys under the age of 40 for the year 2015...
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Tara Anne Pleat Elected Treasurer of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association

Date: July 20, 2015

At the annual meeting of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association this past February, Tara Anne Pleat was elected to be the Section's Treasurer.  The election to Treasurer is the first in a 7 year commitment to the leadership of the Section. Her tenure began on June 1, 2015...
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Dezik Elected Vice President of The Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.

Date: July 1, 2015

Michael D. Dezik was recently elected as Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.

The Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc. is a not for profit organization which provides quarterly educational programs on topics of general interest to the estate planning community...
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Tara Anne Pleat Awarded as one of Saratoga County's Women of Influence

Date: June 11, 2015

On May 20th Tara Anne Pleat and five others were awarded as Saratoga County's 2015 Women of Influence.  The criteria utilized to select honorers is a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and excellence in service to the community.


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Edward V. Wilcenski Named in Best Lawyers in America

Date: October 8, 2014

Ed Wilcenski was recently included in the 21st Edition of  The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice of Elder Law.  Selection is based on a confidential peer-review survey of top attorneys practicing in the nominee's area of law.


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Wilcenski, Pleat & Dezik Honored by New York State Super Lawyers

Date: August 10, 2014

Attorney Edward V. Wilcenski has been named to the New York State Super Lawyers list as one of the top Elder Law Attorneys in New York State for 2014.  Super Lawyers selects no more than 5% of the lawyers in New York State for this designation.  This is the fourth year Ed has received this honor...
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Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. Presents at Annual Summer Meeting of The Elder Law and Special Needs Section of The New York State Bar Association

Date: August 8, 2014

On August 8, 2014, Tara Anne Pleat was honored to participate in the Summer Meeting of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association. At the meeting, Mrs. Pleat gave a Continuing Legal Education program on Home and Community Based Medicaid programs for the elderly and individuals with disabilities as well as a summary of the Medicaid application process...
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Michael D. Dezik Selected as a Post-Star 20 Under 40 Honoree For 2014

Date: August 5, 2014

Attorney Michael D. Dezik has been selected as a “20 Under 40” Honoree for 2014 from the Glens Falls based newspaper, the Post Star.

Each year the Post Star seeks nominations from the greater Glens Falls/Southern Adirondack community to honor people under the age of 40 who have demonstrated success and dedication to their careers, and who are considered role models in their communities...
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Maureen T. Provost Receives 'Registered Paralegal' Designation

Date: August 1, 2014

In February of 2014, Maureen T. Provost took and successfully passed the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) offered by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., granting her the Registered Paralegal (R.P.) credential.

PACE is a voluntary, proficiency-based exam, designed to test the competency level of experienced paralegals...
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Dezik Elected Treasurer of The Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.

Date: July 1, 2014

Michael D. Dezik was recently elected as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.

The Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc. is a not for profit organization which provides quarterly educational programs on topics of general interest to the estate planning community...
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Pleat and Dezik Appointed to Committee Leadership Positions in New York State Bar Association's Elder Law And Special Needs Section

Date: June 1, 2014

Attorney Tara Anne Pleat was appointed as co-chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Law Section's Special Needs Planning Committee, as well as vice-chair of the Publications Committee for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.  Attorney Michael D. Dezik was appointed as co-vice chair the Elder Law and Special Needs Section's Medicaid Committee...
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Dezik Elected Treasurer of The Warren County Bar Association

Date: May 22, 2014

Attorney Michael D. Dezik was elected Treasurer of the Warren County Bar Association for a term beginning June 1, 2014 and ending May 31, 2014.


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Maureen T. Provost Receives Honor From Warren County Bar Association

Date: May 1, 2014

Paralegal Maureen T. Provost was voted into the Warren County Bar Association's Support Staff Hall of Fame. Ms. Provost together with several of her colleagues and friends were enrolled in the Hall of Fame at the annual meeting of the Warren County Bar Foundation in March of 2014.


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Edward V. Wilcenski presented to the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association

Date: March 31, 2014

Attorney Edward V. Wilcenski recently presented to the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association on the topic, “Emerging Post Settlement Issues for Permanently Disabled Plaintiffs.”  The CDTLA is an accredited provider of continuing legal education focusing on personal injury litigation topics...
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Ed Wilcenski and Tara Anne Pleat co-author an Article for Estate Planning Magazine

Date: March 6, 2014

Attorneys Ed Wilcenski and Tara Anne Pleat co-authored an article for the march 2014 issue of Estate Planning  magazine entitled “State Court Case Puts Trustees On Notice.” The article focused on the continuing attention of the case entitled Matter of the Accounting of JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, a case which was highlighted in our last newsletter...
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Edward V. Wilcenski included in "Best Lawyers in America"

Date: November 14, 2013

Attorney Edward V. Wilcenski was recently included in the 20th Edition of  The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of Elder Law.  According to the organization, “inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-reviewed survey” conducted by top attorneys, and does not require financial participation by any of the nominees...
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"Beyond the Letter of the Law Award "

Date: November 12, 2013

Josephine Todaro, Director of Case Management at the law firm of Wilcenski & Pleat, PLLC, was recently presented with the “Beyond the Letter of the Law Award” from the Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL) at the Center’s  30th Anniversary Gala at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, New York...
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Tara Anne Pleat Esq. Designated 'Rising Star' by New York Super Lawyers

Date: October 2, 2013

Tara Anne Pleat has been named to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Star list as one of the top Elder Law Attorneys in New York State under the age of 40 for the year 2013. Super Lawyers selects no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the State for this designation.

Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have received a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...
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Michael Dezik Esq. has been appointed to the Board of Directors of SAIL

Date: September 30, 2013

Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL), is a not for profit primarily serving Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties and additionally covers 15 counties throughout the north country and capital region through its various grant-based programs.  SAIL assists individuals with disabilities to become independent, empowered self-advocates and works within the community to remove physical and attitudinal barriers that stand in the way of independence...
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Attorney Ed Wilcenski was recently awarded the Marie Ivancich Memorial Award from the Brain Injury Association of New York State

Date: August 20, 2013

As explained by the organization, the award is given to an outstanding professional whose support for the Association is evidenced by great personal commitment and professional involvement, resulting in strengthening the Associations mission and goals Attorneys and staff at Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC have been long time supporters of the Brian Injury Association of New York State, a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families...
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Pleat and Dezik elected as President and Secretary of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York

Date: July 19, 2013

Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Tara Anne Pleat has been elected President and attorney Michael D. Dezik has been elected Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.

The Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc...
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Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC is proud to announce that Michael D. Dezik, Esq. has joined the firm

Date: June 19, 2013

Has joined the firm as an attorney at the firm’s new Glens Falls office located at the Empire Theatre Plaza at 11 South Street, Suite 202. Mike is a graduate of Albany Law School and received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from State University of New York at Buffalo’s Media Studies Program...
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Wilcenski & Pleat Opens a New Office in Glens Falls

Date: June 18, 2013

The Law Firm of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC is pleased to announce the opening of its new office located in the historic Empire Theatre Plaza at 11 South Street in Glens Falls, New York.  “We are fortunate to serve many clients from Warren and Washington Counties, and for the past few years have watched the development of downtown Glens Falls with great interest,” according to Ed Wilcenski, one of the firm’s founding members...
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Tara Anne Pleat elected as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County

Date: April 26, 2013

Last month Tara was elected as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County. Known widely as the DVRC, the agency provides services to victims of domestic violence and assault as well as provides community outreach and education regarding relationship abuse in Saratoga County and beyond...
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Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. a Member of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC was recently appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School .....

Date: April 26, 2013

where she just completed her first semester teaching “Financial Planning for the Elderly,” a course taught in the spring semester which is a comprehensive long term care and special needs estate planning course. Pleat is a 2002 graduate of Albany Law and a Member of its Planned Giving Council...
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Ed Wilcenski Selected to New York Super Lawyers List of Top Attorneys... Clifton Park, New York

Date: September 5, 2012

Ed Wilcenski of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC in Clifton Park, New York, has been named to the New York Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in New York for the year 2012. Super Lawyers selects no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. This is the third year Mr. Wilcenski has received this honor...
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Josephine Todaro is Now Full Time with Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC

Date: January 3, 2012

Many of our clients have worked closely over these past few years with Josephine Todaro, a Case Manager who has years of experience working with individuals with cognitive disabilities across the spectrum.  Until recently, Josephine was working with us on a part time basis.  Effective December 1, 2011, Josephine will be our full time Director of Case Management, providing advocacy and oversight for clients who are receiving care in both community and institutional settings...
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Edward Wilcenski Named Super Lawyer for 2011

Date: January 3, 2012

Attorney Ed Wilcenski has once again been named a Super Lawyer for 2011 by the independent rating services (www.superlawyers.com/about).  While the title of the award is a little over the top for our tastes, it is nice to be recognized by our peers as among the top in our profession...
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