Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein P.C. is pleased to announce that Patricia Galteri, Chair of the Wills, Trust & Estates Department, has been selected as one of Hofstra’s Outstanding Women in Law award recipients. Ms. Galteri and fellow honorees will be recognized at a reception on April 25th at Carlyle on the Green. This award, established by Hofstra and the Center for Children, Families and the Law, celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.
Ms. Galteri is a Hofstra University School of Law alumni and has received numerous awards and honors for her outstanding achievements in the legal field. In her practice, Ms. Galteri supervises the preparation of probate and administration petitions, provides advice in the marshalling of estate assets, and is knowledgeable in all aspects of estate administration and post-mortem estate tax planning and estate and trust accounting issues. In essence, Ms. Galteri is a problem solver – assisting families in avoiding and resolving disputes to maintain family harmony. For her commitment to superior client service, in 2013, Ms. Galteri was cited for excellence by Five Star Professional for her work with high-net worth clients.
Since 2011, she has served as Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Long Island Community Foundation, an organization that addresses critical needs in Long Island communities by making grants to charitable organizations who respond to such issues efficiently. Ms. Galteri has served on the Board since 2008. She believes that the Long Island Community Foundation has been a catalyst for community change and is proud to help make a difference.
Hofstra’s Center for Children, Families and the Law was established in 2001 in response to the urgent call for more effective representation for children and families in crisis. Their mission is to provide Hofstra Law students with the tools they need to directly and effectively represent children and families in crisis.