Richard E. Rowlands

Special Estate Planning Counsel

Richard E. Rowlands handles highly sophisticated, complex estate plans, contested guardianships and business arrangements.  He also counsels on elder law planning, including long-term care planning and Medicaid planning.  He has extensive estate litigation experience including contested wills, contested accountings, removal of executors and trustees and cases involving abuse of powers of attorney.

 

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
  • University of Rochester, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975

Presentations

  • Contributing Editor, “Drafting New York Wills” (Matthew Bender)

 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • Counsel, Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  • Member, Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • Counsel, Colonie Senior Services Centers, Inc.
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates and Elder Law Sections
  • Counsel, New York State Independent Living Council
  • Board of Directors, St. Peter’s Health Partners
  • Board of Directors, Visiting Nurses Association Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Visiting Nurses Association of Albany
  • Board of Directors, Visiting Nurses Association of Albany Home Care Corporation