Anthony S. Danna, Esq. – New York Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

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Anthony S. Danna, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Anthony S. Danna, Esq. is board certified as an Elder Law Attorney¹ and is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Florida.

Mr. Danna began his legal career in 1994, when he founded the predecessor firm to Danna & Associates, PC. His vision was to provide the people of Staten Island a professional and compassionate law firm that specifically addressed the special needs of the elderly and disabled.

Having received his Juris Doctor (JD) from New York Law School in 1994, Mr. Danna continued his legal studies. In 2010, he received his Master of Legal Letters (LL.M) from Stetson University with a concentration in Elder Law. In addition, Mr. Danna holds a Master’s Degree in business administration (Finance/Taxation) from New York University and a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Engineering) from the University of Florida.

A graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute (Trust Taxation), Mr. Danna holds the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC) designation and is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) professional.

Mr. Danna is an active member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He also serves as an Arbitrator for the Civil Court of the State of New York and a member of the Surrogate Decision Making Committee – New York State Commission of Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities. He is a member of the respective bar associations of New York, New Jersey and Florida.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Danna is very passionate about serving the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Meals on Wheels of Staten Island and Staten Island YMCA.


[1] Board of Certification is by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), a non-profit organization founded in 1993.  See the NELF website at www.nelf.org.  NELF is the non-governmental entity recognized by the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates to certify practicing attorneys in Elder Law.  The certification is the Certified Elder Law Attorney designation (“CELA”).  Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law in the State of New York and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.”