Julia M. Greenberg Partner

Julia Greenberg is a Partner at Lamson & Cutner, P.C. She is an attorney who serves the elderly and individuals with special needs. Julia is a passionate advocate and counselor and she exhibits the highest level of concern for each one of her clients. Julia is known for her keen awareness of the unique issues faced by the elderly and disabled populations and for always going the extra mile.

For Julia, excellent legal work goes hand-in-hand with client support. In addition to developing sophisticated plans to address every client's unique needs, her goal is for each one to clearly understand the tools, techniques and strategies being utilized.

"Knowledge and clarity gives clients a more secure feeling, and a stronger foundation for moving forward with their lives. Each person's sense of having a solid, predictable plan that covers all contingencies is just as important as any legal work we do," she says. Since many elderly and disabled people come to Lamson & Cutner when facing overwhelming life circumstances, they’re especially grateful for the personal attention and care Julia gives them.

Julia speaks frequently at nursing homes and senior centers to educate the elderly on Medicaid planning, asset protection, and advance directives. Audiences benefit from her adeptness at explaining complex legal concepts in an easily understandable way.

Julia was recently selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, the distinguished rating service of outstanding lawyers under 40 years old who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. After a rigorous multi-phased selection process that includes peer nomination, independent research and evaluations, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list.

She has always felt strongly about protecting society's most vulnerable populations, and has graciously volunteered her time to help those less fortunate. While earning her law degree, she was the proud recipient of the Charles Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellowship Grant, which enabled her to provide free legal services to the poor. She has contributed numerous hours as a Family Court Advocate for needy, unrepresented individuals. Previously, she had been recognized for her outstanding work in support of abused and impoverished women by the Center for the Women of New York.

Graduating in 2009 from New York Law School, and having earned a B.A. in Women's Studies and Sociology from the University of Vermont, Julia focused on public interest law and the non-profit sector – a particularly valuable educational background for an Elder Law practitioner. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section and Trusts and Estates Section.

Julia is a superb cook, which she considers a form of artistic expression, and favors local and vegetarian fare. She has an intense interest in Ayurveda, an ancient and profound health science from the East. A lifelong environmentalist, she is also a yoga practitioner, an avid camper, and enjoys hiking and traveling.

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