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Deborah S Ball - New York, NY

488 Madison AvenueSuite 1120 New York, NY 10022

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Updated: 10/06/2020

New York Elder Law and Special Needs Lawyer


The Law Offices of Deborah S. Ball is a practice concentrating on elder law issues, matters affecting the developmentally disabled, trust and estate planning options, including will preparation, and estate administration. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Ms. Ball investigated home repair schemes against the elderly community...

About Deborah S Ball

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law and Special Needs
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning


  • 15%


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section (Co-Vice Chair, Elder Abuse Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section (Member of Executive Board)
  • Committee on Representing Developmentally Disabled Persons (Member)
  • Attorney's Council of the New York Chapter of Hadassah (Member)
  • Queens Interagency Council on Aging (Past Member)
  • Working Mother's Committee of the Women's Bar Association, 2000 - 2001 (Co-Chair)
  • Brandeis Association of Lawyers (Board Member)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member)
  • Brooklyn Bar Association Elder Law Section (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Elder Abuse, Kings County District Attorney's Office
  • Pooled Trusts for Disabled Persons, New State Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Self Help Community Services
  • Lecturer, UJA-Federation
  • Lecturer, Alzheimer's Association
  • Presenter: 14th Annual NYC JASA Elder Abuse Conference

Pro Bono Activities

  • New York Law School Guardianship Clinic
  • New York State Bar Association: Hurricane Sandy Law Resources initiative, 2013 - Present

Past Positions

  • Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    Honors: Moot Court Honor Society
  • University at Albany, Albany, New York
    Major: History
  • University at Albany, Albany, New York
    Major: History


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Effectively Granting Power of Attorney, The Alzheimer's Association, Winter, 2007
  • NYSBA Elder Law and Special Needs Journal; Co-authored Predatory Marriages: A growing Concern; by Deborah S. Ball and Malya Kurzweil Levin (Article republished by the American Bar Association and NYSBA One-on-One Summer 2018) , Winter, 2018

Office Information


488 Madison AvenueSuite 1120 New York, NY 10022


Other Sources of Feedback About Deborah S. Ball

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Deborah S. Ball on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers New York Metro – Top Women 2020
  • Super Lawyers 2018 and 2019

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