Lissett Ferreira

Lissett Ferreira is a partner and Chair of the Elder Law & Special Needs and Family & Divorce Law practice groups at Meenan & Associates, LLC, a boutique civil litigation law firm. Lissett’s main focus is helping people manage and plan for major life changes, including divorce, disability and death. Her primary practice areas are guardianships; estate, long-term care and special needs planning; trusts and estates; Medicaid and supplemental need trusts; matrimonial and ancillary issues; and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Lissett entered private practice in 2013, after nearly a decade of public service as a principal court attorney to a New York State Supreme Court judge presiding over matrimonial and then Article 81 guardianship matters. She is a graduate of Brown University and Hunter College High School, and a former Fulbright Scholar. In addition to serving as a member of the Small Law Firms and Legal Problems of the Aging committees at the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA), Lissett chairs a NYCBA Lawyer’s Networking Group. At the New York Women’s Bar Association, Lissett serves on the Board of Directors and as co-chair of the Elder Law & Disabilities committee, and is a member of several committees. She lectures widely on topics primarily related to guardianship and Medicaid planning.