Professional Profile

With over thirty years of legal experience, Brian P. Schechter focuses his practice on all phases of litigation, trusts and estates law, elder law, bankruptcy and real estate transactions. He has represented clients in all phases of litigation in all courts of Long Island and New York City. Brian has extensive appellate experience arguing cases and being on brief on various matters before the New York State Court of Appeals (People v. McKiernan, 84 N.Y.2d 915; People v. Letterlough, 86 N.Y.2d 259); Second Circuit Court of Appeals (Howard v. Senkowski, 986 F.2d 24); as well as many matters before the New York State Appellate Division, 2nd Department.

He was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1991, as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Brian is a Member of: the New York State Bar Association and its Trust and Estates Law Section and Elder Law and Special Needs Section; the Nassau County Bar Association and its Elder Law Committee and Surrogate’s Court Estates and Trusts Committee.

Brian is known by his clients and in the legal profession as an attorney who is very approachable and always working toward resolution. But when resolution is not possible, his skills as an experienced litigator make him a well-rounded advocate for his clients. He lives on Long Island with his wife and 2 children, where he has been involved in numerous community organizations.