Law Office of Illana D. Leiser

Firm Overview

At the Law Firm of Illana D. Leiser, we provide caring and compassionate service to clients in the areas of Estate Planning as well as Probate and Estate Administration. We recognize the importance of planning for your future and making sure that loved ones are taken care of. In addition, we recognize that many people need assistance to navigate the complexities of probate and estate administration, and we are here to help.

Unfortunately, situations sometimes arise in which a Will or Trust is challenged. At Law Office of Illana D. Leiser, we can help you obtain a just result in a Will contest or other estate litigation matter.
Main Office
Main Office
43 West 43rd Street, Suite 189
New York  NY  10036-7424
  • (212) 859-5078


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We provide assistance with probate and estate administration.
Losing a loved one can be devastating. At such a time, it can be even more difficult to address the complex administrative issues of your loved one's estate.

Illana D. Leiser will help you with all aspects of probate and estate administration. She will also work with you to make sure that your loved one's wishes are fulfilled as expressed in his or her estate plan.

Illana D. Leiser will help to ensure that the administration of your loved one's estate proceeds smoothly and is handled in the best way possible.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Illana D. Leiser understands the emotional turmoil sometimes associated with handling legal matters after losing a loved one. Her goal as an attorney is to make that process easier for her clients.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Illana D. Leiser has a background in finance that can be useful when dealing with financial aspects of an estate. Prior to her legal career, she had over a decade of experience in finance, including at top firms such as Neuberger Berman and Federated Investors. She also has earned the CFA charter and the CFP designation.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Illana D. Leiser is passionate about providing excellent service to her clients by being efficient, effective and responsive.

Illana Leiser

As the founding attorney of the Law Office of Illana D. Leiser, Ms. Leiser practices in the areas of Elder Law and Wills, Trusts & Estates. She transitioned into law after more than a decade in finance, during which she worked at top firms, including Neuberger Berman and Federated Investors. During the course of her career, Ms. Leiser encountered clients who had estate planning concerns. As a result, she understands the importance of sound advice to ensure proper planning for the client and their loved ones, and incorporates her financial perspective into the practice of law.

Ms. Leiser graduated from Brooklyn Law School. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professional.

Ms. Leiser is admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York.

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