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AABA Program of the Year: Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Pro Bono Clinic!

AABA Program of the Year: Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Pro Bono Clinic!

“Congratulations to the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Pro Bono Clinic for being named Program of the Year!”

 

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GRIMALDI & YEUNG LLP
Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Pauline Yeung-Ha named this year’s Honoree of APALSA!

Pauline Yeung-Ha named this year’s Honoree of APALSA!

We are proud to congratulate Pauline Yeung-Hapartner of Grimaldi & Yeung LLP, named as this year’s Honoree of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association of St. John’s University School of Law at the 2018 Lunar New Year Reception.

Pauline will be honored at the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association of St. John’s University School of Law’s 2018 Lunar New Year Reception to be held on February 21, 2018.

She is being recognized not only for her impressive professional achievements in the field of Elder Law, but also for her tireless and unwavering commitment to the Chinese community.

We congratulate her on this highly esteemed and very deserving honor!

 

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Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Potential (Dangerous) Bill Passing

Potential (Dangerous) Bill Passing


Grimaldi & Yeung LLP Calls You to Action
on the Following Potential Bill Passing:

This week, Wednesday, February 14 or Thursday, February 15, the House of Representatives may vote on H.R. 620, a dangerous bill that denies the civil rights of people with disabilities. We hope you will join the disability and civil rights communities to fight this terrible bill.

H.R. 620, also known as the “ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017,” states that businesses no longer have to provide accessibility to people with disabilities.  Instead, they can remain inaccessible until a person with a disability, notifies the business that it is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and can take up to 6 months or longer to fix the problem. This bill is unacceptable and blatantly denies the civil rights of individuals with disabilities.

PLEASE JOIN US in the fight to stop the passing of H.R. 620 in the House of Representatives.

We have provided you with information & link below on how to locate your local elected official to reach out and stop this bill. We hope you will join our law firm and the special needs clients we serve to stop this law and improve the lives of all special needs children, adults and their families.

Help us tell this Congress that the civil rights of people with disabilities will not be dismissed. Thank you!

TO WRITE YOUR REPRESENTATIVE…go to https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative and enter your zip code. From there, click on the envelope under your representative’s photo.

BELOW IS A SAMPLE MESSAGE:

“Dear Representative [name],

As someone who lives in your district, I want you to vote no on H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act. This legislation would weaken the civil rights of people with disabilities and make it harder for them to be a part of their communities.

H.R. 620 would rip the heart out of this part of the ADA. Businesses would no longer have any reason to make their shops, restaurants, and hotels accessible to people with disabilities. Even if a person with a disability sent a detailed written notice to the business about a physical barrier, he or she might still have to wait 6 months to get access!

Don’t roll back the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA is a civil rights law and its protections must remain strong!

Please vote no on H.R. 620.”

 

Please visit our website for information on Elder Law and Estate Planning: www.gylawny.com 

GRIMALDI & YEUNG LLP
Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Saturday Feb. 10 in Staten Island: An Estate Planning Seminar with Joanne Seminara

Saturday Feb. 10 in Staten Island: An Estate Planning Seminar with Joanne Seminara

Learn about Estate Planning from co-author Joanne Seminara, Esq. of the book “5@55: The Five Essential Legal Documents You Need by Age 55.

WHEN: Saturday Feb 10, 2018 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm
WHEREOur Lady Star of the Sea
5411 Amboy Road, Staten Island, NY 10312

Must RSVP to Dawn Ellwood: Dawn.Ellwood@archny.org

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GRIMALDI & YEUNG LLP
Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Joanne Seminara gives Colonial Club some helpful legal advice

Joanne Seminara gives Colonial Club some helpful legal advice

Senior Editor John Alexander of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle was at the Colonial Club last week. Like others, he was there to hear attorney Joanne Seminara speak from “5@55: The Five Essential Legal Tools You Need By Age 55,” the book she co-authored with attorney Judith Grimaldi. (Photo above: Joanne with Colonial Club President Brian Chin. Eagle photo by John Alexander.) Below is John’s story:

Five Legal Documents You Need by 55:
Attorney Joanne Seminara speaks at Colonial Club
BY JOHN ALEXANDER
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

“Good lawyers have different ways of reaching people, and attorney Joanne Seminara offered an engaging and informative talk at the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge meeting on Thursday.

Seminara has been a community leader in Bay Ridge for over 30 years and served has been a member of Community Board 10 for the last 20 years. She is an outspoken advocate in the neighborhood and is a partner at Grimaldi & Yeung LLP, where she specializes in the areas of elder law, estate planning and estate administration.

Elder law consists of looking at people’s comprehensive life insurance and their health issues and their needs for long-term care. “We look at if they have long-term health insurance and what kind of supplemental coverage they have. We also talk about government benefits and Medicaid.”

She said Estate planning includes things like wills and power of attorney.

Seminara explained the importance of planning for the future when is young enough to think straight. “At 55, we’re encouraging people to begin planning for their future. It’s the time in your life when you should say, ‘Honey, we have to go see a lawyer and put some basic documents in place.”

Read full Brooklyn Eagle article here

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Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Free Estate Planning talk!  Thursday Feb 8, 6PM at Gerritsen Beach Library

Free Estate Planning talk! Thursday Feb 8, 6PM at Gerritsen Beach Library

Gerritsen Beach Library and Grimaldi & Yeung LLP present:

“5@55: The Five Essential Legal Documents You Need by Age 55”
Learn about Estate Planning from co-author Joanne Seminara, Esq.

WHEN: Thursday Feb 8, 2018 at 6:00pm
WHERE: Gerritsen Beach Library in the meeting room
2808 Gerritsen Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

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GRIMALDI & YEUNG LLP
Phone: 718-238-6960
Brooklyn and Manhattan Offices:

9201 4th Ave, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209

546 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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