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Richard S. Weisman

Richard Weisman is the Managing General Partner of the Weisman & Calderon LLP, and concentrates his practice in the area of Guardianship and Elder Law. He is the Co-Chairperson of the Bronx County Bar Association Elder Law Committee, and a Director-elect of the Bronx County Bar Association. He is a member of the Elder Law, Health Law and Trusts and Estates Sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Committees of the Westchester County Bar Association, and the National Guardianship Association. He has served on numerous occasions as Guardian of the Person and/or Property of Incapacitated Persons, Court Evaluator, Court-appointed counsel to Alleged Incapacitated Persons, Guardian ad Litem, and Co-Trustee of several Supplemental Needs Trusts, and Court-appointed Referee, and Guardian ad Litem in matters before both the Supreme and Surrogate's Courts. He is a Court Examiner under Mental Health Law Article 81 in the First and Second Judicial Departments. He has lectured in programs relating to guardianship, elder law, trusts and estates, and related topics. His clients range from impoverished families and recipients of personal injury recoveries, to a major financial institution. Mr. Weisman is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and served as a Special Assistant to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. He has been in private law practice since 1983.


J.D., Harvard Law School, 1982

A.B., Harvard College, 1978
Magna Cum Laude, Economics; Phi Beta Kappa; Editorial Chairman, The Harvard Crimson

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New York, 1983

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Bronx County Bar Association
Co-Chairperson, Elder Law Committee

New York State Bar Association
Member, Elder Law Committe
Member, Trusts & Estates Law Section
Member, Health Law Section

Westchester County Bar Association
Member, Elder Law Committee
Member, Trusts and Estates Committee

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

National Guardianship Association

Mount Vernon Bar Association

Legal Specialties and Certifications

Appellate Division, First Department
Court Examiner