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Wurtzel, Elan
527 Old Country Road Plainview, NY
Phone: (800) 972-8144 (Toll Free) / (516) 822-7866
Fax: (516) 822-7889


Lawyer Overview

Elan Wurtzel, Esq., has been practicing law since 1984 and has extensive trial experience. He is admitted to practice in all of the New York State courts, as well as the local federal courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Wurtzel graduated from the prestigious New York University School of Law and is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, American Trial Lawyers of America, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and Jewish Lawyer Association of Nassau County.  He is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association's Speaker's Bureau and speaks frequently to different groups about exciting and provocative legal issues facing us today.

Mr. Wurtzel enjoys practicing law, helping people, and solving problems that make a difference in people's lives. He is intelligent, articulate, and determined. He can help you in times of need and in times of opportunity.

Areas of Practice

  • Child Support
  • Contracts
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Labor Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Products Liability Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Workers' Compensation Law
75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Contracts, Estate Planning, Family Law, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Nursing Home, Labor Law, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Products Liability Law, Medical Malpractice, Real Estate Law, Workers' Compensation Law


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1984
  • New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nassau County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau County (Member)


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1983
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Queens College, Flushing, New York, 1980
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Political Science