Michael J. Martino is a partner in the firm of Rossettie Rosettie & Martino LLP. His practice is primarily a Trusts and Estates practice with special emphasis on the area of law known as Elder Law, including Medicaid Planning, Long Term Care Planning, Asset Protection and related Nursing Home issues. This practice includes the preparation and filing of Medicaid Applications on behalf of clients and direct communications with Departments of Social Services in many counties of New York, including Steuben, Chemung, Schuyler, Tompkins, Allegany, Monroe, Madison and St. Lawrence Counties and others in upstate New York.
Mr. Martino offers his Elder Law clients a variety of strategies including asset protection trusts, annuity planning, promissory notes and other devices to preserve clients’ assets.
Mr. Martino’s Trusts and Estates practice involves all types of estate planning, including Wills, Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies along with Estates, Probate and Administration and Guardianship Proceedings.
Mr. Martino was admitted to practice law in New York in 1987. He graduated from Western New England School of Law in 1986 and received his BA from Fordham University, Bronx, New York in 1983.
Mr. Martino is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the New York Bar Association and the Steuben County Bar Association. For the past 25 years he has given numerous lectures and presentations to many local and statewide senior citizen organizations, service clubs and pre-retirement groups. Mr. Martino resides in Corning, New York with his wife, Ann.