Practice areas

Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Marie A. Corliss, an attorney hailing from Cortlandt Manor, New York, is the founder of Corliss Law Group, P.C. Her firm serves clients across Westchester County, New York County, Putnam County, and Dutchess County, addressing their estate planning, elder law, trusts, wills, and estate administration needs. Additionally, she possesses extensive expertise in Medicaid and special needs planning.

Recognized as a trusted advisor known for her empathetic understanding, Ms. Corliss endeavors to gain a comprehensive understanding of her clients’ circumstances, concerns, and objectives. Armed with this deep insight into their requirements, she offers recommendations for legal tools that best align with their interests. Her commitment to transparency, competence, and compassion is unwavering, aimed at simplifying the estate planning and administration process for her clients.

Ms. Corliss earned her undergraduate degree in philosophy from Fordham University in 1981 and subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1985. During her law school journey, she served as an article editor for the university’s law journal and achieved victory in a regional moot court competition as part of a team. Prior to establishing her private law practice, she served as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s office, where her focus was primarily on handling critical cases involving child abuse and elder abuse.

Before venturing into private practice, Ms. Corliss garnered substantial experience as a partner and lead elder law attorney at a prestigious law firm in Katonah, New York. Her exceptional knowledge and professional standing in estate planning are reflected in her accreditation as an Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.

Acknowledged with an “Excellent” rating by Avvo, Ms. Corliss actively expands her professional network through affiliations with organizations such as the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Law Answers, and the Estate Planning Council of Putnam County.

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