Ilene S. Cooper practices litigation and estate planning in Surrogate’s Courts throughout the Metropolitan area. In addition to her work at Farrell Fritz, Ilene is an adjunct professor of law at Touro Law School, and a visiting professor at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches trusts and estates.
Ilene writes a column, “Trusts and Estates Update,” for the New York Law Journal, is the author of “Case Notes,” a quarterly column published in the New York State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter and is a columnist for the Suffolk County Bar Association’s publication, the Suffolk Lawyer. She also writes for Trusts and Estates magazine. In 2002, she published a textbook entitled, “Wills, Trusts and Estates—Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal,” which serves as a practice tool and guide for paralegals. Further, Ilene is the editor of the volume on litigation in New York Surrogate’s Courts, published by Warren’s Heaton, and has written several articles for the The New York Bar Journal.