Susan G. Parker Esq. P.C.

Susan G. Parker Esq. specializes in wills,trusts,estate planning, probate and contracts and agreements. If you want to get your affairs in order, call us today for legal expertise in your own backyard. Licensed in NY and FL

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Firm Overview

Susan G. Parker, Esq., PC was established to help real people with real problems. Our practice areas include personal,estate and business planning. We have expertise in wills, trusts, estates and probate, as well as business planning and agreements. Although we are down to earth and easy to talk to, our credentials are top flight.

Susan Parker began practicing at a prestigious NYC law firm, and later earned an advanced degree in taxes from NYU. After working in the area of trusts and estates at a large firm in White Plains, Susan became a tax and benefits attorney at Texaco. There Susan Parker gained additional experience in executive compensation, employee benefits, international law, corporate finance and employment agreements.

Susan's first book on estate planning, Your Will and Estate Planning, was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1989. She continues to regularly write for a variety of publications on legal, tax and related subjects. You can read articles by Susan at: www.susanparkerlaw.com and http://mytakeandyours.blogspot.com/

Susan Parker's firm provides counsel to individuals, businesses and non-profits, who want plans implemented and their legal needs tended to by a compassionate expert.

The firm provides personal service in a unique way - at affordable rates and tailored to suit the needs of each client.
Main Office

Main Office
520 North State Road, Suite 301A
Briarcliff Manor  NY  10510

Phone
  • (914) 923-1600
Fax
  • (914) 941-6450

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

We provide a free initial telephone consultation (up to 30 minutes) for a Nolo referral.

Hourly Rates

Introductory Rate Special

Business
Susan G. Parker Esq., specializes in business and tax planning. The firm has special expertise in the needs of closely held businesses and their owners. Our goal is to help you form and run your business with ease.
Susan G. Parker Esq., provides a high level of personal service for individuals and businesses with changing needs. Susan has an advanced degree in taxes, as well as many years experience in a variety of corporate practice areas. Whether you're a start-up or a going concern, we can help you with your planning and documentation needs.

We are experts at drafting all manner of business agreements including:
Partnership Agreements
LLC Operating Agreements
Employment Contracts
Buy-Sell Agreements
Redemption Agreements
Non-Compete Agreements
Non-disclosure Agreements
Reviewing business leases, financing and other transactional arrangements.

We also form and work with many non-profit enterprises and help educate our clients to run their businesses to maximize tax savings and minimize liability risks.

We have experience working with:

Benefits - Human Resource Issues
International Business and Treaty Issues
Employment Agreements
Franchises
Private Operating Foundations
Business Structures

We pull in other legal experts when our in-house know how needs to be kicked up a notch for a particular issue or particular client.

Our corporate/business clients also use us for integrated personal, tax and estate planning matters where we also have particular expertise.
Estate Planning
Susan G. Parker Esq. is a one stop shop for estate planning, administration and probate. We are experts in document drafting, tax planning and all types of trusts ( living, special needs, marital, residence, charitable.)
Susan G. Parker Esq. and associates provide full service estate planning and implementation services. We not only draft your documents, but provide enough education so you understand the plan we recommend and why it will help you meet your goals in terms of bequests to heirs and tax minimization.

Our staff keeps abreast of the latest tax rules that affect estates, individuals and businesses and we provide integrated planning for high net worth and closely-held business owners who need all bases covered. Our team of experts includes special guidance with in-house CPA and medicare experts as well.

When you select the law firm of Susan G. Parker, you can be assured that your understanding of your needs and implementation of your plan will be clear. We will "run the numbers" for the recommendations we make and make sure your testamentary documents meet the needs of you and your family. We aim to deliver the highest level of personal service at an affordable price.
Probate
Susan G. Parker Esq. is unique local firm with top flight expertise in estate, gift and tax planning.We take care of clients estates, trusts and probate with compassionate intelligence at an affordable price.
Susan G. Parker, Esq., is a unique local general practice firm with big world experience. Our goal is to meet our clients personal, business and estate planning needs in their variety of forms. We are experts at shepherding estates from the beginning of probate, through marshalling of assets, filing tax returns and final distribution of assets.

Our experts have advanced degrees in tax and accounting and are current on the variety of laws that impact matters of importance to our clients - in their business and personal lives.

If you seek compassionate guidance from experts who care, and will take the time to explain estate planning, estate administration or business matters of importance to you, the firm will meet your needs.

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

Our firm is expert in the areas where our experience, education and real life know-how give us an edge. Because of our diverse experience, we provide clients with a unique perspective.

Our specialties have been carefully selected to include those areas where we can provide the best legal service, at an affordable price. In an age where specializing is the name of the game, we have endeavored to stay abreast of the myriad of legal matters that people face in their personal and business lives.

In an era when integrity is often lacking, and greed often the primary driver, our firm is different. We only take on those matters where we can do the best possible job, at affordable rates.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Susan G. Parker, Esq., the firm's owner, has distinguished herself as lawyer and writer. Her experience includes stints at large firms, in-house tax counsel at a Fortune 500 company, and Editor in Chief of a legal information web site. In all of these capacities, Susan's concern for educating herself to solve people's problems has been front and center.

Susan has an advanced degree in taxes from NYU, and recently took the Florida Bar exam and was admitted to practice in the State of Florida.

Susan is also a published author; her first book on estate planning was published by Houghton Mifflin and many of her articles on benefits, retirement planning and estate planning have been published by banks, trust companies and similar investment venues. She was the head of content for a live-learning arm of Trump University and was responsible for publishing articles on start-ups, real estate, business and tax for its members' web site and various Trump publications.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Susan's skillset and perspective make her brand of lawyering unique. She relates well to clients because she has worn many of the hats they wear. In the been there, done that department, she has been a wife, mother, adult child caring for elderly parents, entreprenuer and an employee. She's had her feet in the business world and at home and knows the importance of integrated legal planning for family, business, and the future.

The law firm of Susan G. Parker, Esq. also recognizes that in an age of "information overload," there is often too much to take in and it's important to find a trusted advisor that you TRUST. Most people want the matter or situation handled expertly and seamlessly. Susan understands the concept of a one-stop shop and has built a network to provide her clients the full service they want, at an affordable price.

The law firm of Susan G. Parker is "old school," when it comes to integrity. Plain language is spoken here, not obtuse legalese. The firm educates clients on what they need to know and their options. The firm's goal is to tailor their services to the clients needs. Some folks want step by step hand holding, and others just want it handled.

The firm is small enough to care.

Susan Parker

Susan Parker was raised on Long Island, and migrated to Westchester, NY in 1980. A veteran of a large NYC law firm, Susan became tax counsel at Texaco, to enable her to be close to home to raise her children. With a desire to help real people with real problems, Susan established her own law firm in 1996. Susan's sharp mind, keen intuition and love of learning provide a good skill set to back up her caring nature. As her experience expanded, so did her ability to provide practical insightful legal advice that helps her clients navigate life's twists and turns.

For the past 15 years, Susan has been the "go to" attorney for a variety of businesses and individual clients. Along with the active practice of law, Susan is a sought after writer, speaker and communicator on legal, tax and personal financial matters. Susan has also volunteered for a variety of women's groups and business owner groups and worked on education for minority and start-up business owners. She's served "of counsel" to other firms with respect to business and estate planning.
License
  • Bar Number: 88767
    Florida , 2011
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    B.A. , 1975
    Honors History Major
  • St. John's School of Law
    J.D. , 1980
  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M. Taxation , 1985

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