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Monica P. Ruela


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Monica P. Ruela’s practice primarily includes Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Guardianships, Trusts and Estates, Estate Planning as well as Trusts and Estates Administration.

Monica graduated cum laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2011 where she received her J.D.  She is a magna cum laude graduate of St. John’s University where she received her B.A. in Psychology.

Monica is an active member of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”). She is a member the Elder Law and Special Needs Section where she serves on its Executive Committee.   She also serves as a Co-Chair of the Best Practices Subcommittee of the Committee on Women in the Law of the NYSBA.

Monica is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association where she serves on the Elder Law, Social Services & Health Advocacy and Young Lawyers Committees.

Monica is the author of “Assisted Living Program – An Alternative to a Nursing Home” and “Protect This House – Tax Implications of Ownership Transfers” which both appeared in the Nassau Lawyer, a publication of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Ms. Ruela frequently is invited to present at libraries, community organizations, support groups, bar associations and industry groups.