EDUCATIONB.A., American University
J.D., St. John's University School of Law
ADMISSIONSElder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections of the Nassau County Bar Association
New York County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association, 2003
Candace Dellacona’s law practice is concentrated in both elder law, which includes Medicaid planning, guardianships, long-term care planning and reverse mortgages and trusts and estates, which includes wills, trusts, advanced directives and estate administration. Ms. Dellacona is a senior associate with the firm, Feldman, Kramer & Monaco with offices on Long Island and New York City.Ms. Dellacona is a member of the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections of the Nassau County Bar Association and the New York County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Dellacona also served on the Committee of the Problems of the Aging on the Bar of the City of New York and on the Advisory Board of the New York City Department of the Aging, Elder Abuse Training Project, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Ms. Dellacona currently serves as a Board member of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. She has been voted one of New York City's Rising Stars, for lawyers under 40 in Elder Law and Trusts and Estates for 2013 & 2014 by Super Lawyers; voted one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York City 2014 & 2015 by Super Lawyers; and voted one of the Top Women in the Law for 2016 by Hofstra University School of Law, Center for Children, Families and the Law.
Ms. Dellacona received her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. She completed her undergraduate work at The American University in Washington, D.C. and The American University, in Rome, Italy. Prior becoming a lawyer, Ms. Dellacona worked for the United States Department of Justice as a Legislative Analyst in the Civil Division. Ms. Dellacona relocated from Washington DC to New York City, she was a litigation case manager for Chadbourne and Parke, LLP and then at Davis Polk and Wardwell, where she worked under Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the United States Department of Justice Criminal Investigation of the Tobacco Industry case.
Ms. Dellacona resides in Nassau County with her husband, Martin, and her three children.