CARLA D. GLASSMAN graduated from Queens College and received her law degree from Pace Law School, where she was a ranking scholar and recipient of the Prentice Hall Award for excellence in Federal Income Taxation. Ms. Glassman was a member of the Pace Law Review, which published her case note In re Wilson: Judicial Reformation of Discriminatory Charitable Trusts. Since her admission to the New York bar in 1986, Ms. Glassman has concentrated her law practice in the areas of Estate planning, Estate Administration, Estate Litigation, Guardianships, Disability Planning and Elder Law. She has recently been trained as a Mediator.
Ms. Glassman is a Past President of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association (“WWBA”). The Westchester Women’s Bar Association Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the WWBA, was created during her tenure as WWBA president. Ms. Glassman served as President of the Foundation for several years and remains an active member of its board. In addition to being a sustaining member of the WWBA, Ms. Glassman is also a member of the New York State and Westchester County Bar Associations. She is a member of the Elder Law, Trusts and Estates, and Dispute Resolutions Sections of each of these organizations.
Ms. Glassman has served as Chair of the Fellows of the New York Bar Foundation for the Ninth Judicial District.
Ms. Glassman has lectured for various community and professional groups including Pace University School of Law’s Center for Continuing Legal Education, the New York State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Sections, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and Westchester County Bar Association on a broad spectrum of topics, including Estate Planning, Administration of Decedents' Estates, Article 81 Guardianship Training and other Elder Law topics. She is a member of the Guardianships and Fiduciaries Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and has recently been appointed vice-chair of the Section’s Mediation Committee. She has served on the Grievance Committee and as Co-chair of the Adult Guardianship Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association.
Ms. Glassman also served for many years on the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board, pursuant to appointment by the Westchester County Executive.
Ms. Glassman brings the wisdom gathered over her thirty years of specialized law practice and service to the legal community to her diverse clientele. She is proud that her experience enables her to provide practical, personalized, compassionate solutions to the often difficult questions and problems presented to her.