About BERNARD VISHNICK, ESQ
Telephone: 516.437.4385 x123
Bernard Vishnick, Senior Partner of Vishnick McGovern Milizio’s Litigation
Practice group, has over 40 years of experience in various areas of litigation,
with specific focus in Trusts and Estates. His extensive litigation background
includes Will contests, both for and against the probate of the Last Will
and Testament; accounting proceedings; defense or removal of fiduciary
and other fiduciary related proceedings; discovery and turnover proceedings
of Estate property; defense of and removal of Trustees of Trusts; rights
of various parties to assets of, or formally belonging to, the decedent;
and a myriad of other Trusts and Estates and Supreme Court-related matters.
Mr. Vishnick also acts as Executor and Trustee of significant Estates
Well known in the professional and judiciary community for his particular
experience, Mr. Vishnick acts as counsel to members of the judiciary,
colleagues and fellow attorneys, both for the protection of their individual
interests, as well as for representation of their clients in complex litigation
involving Trusts and Estates. He has represented both attorneys and litigants
in various other states, having been admitted to the Courts of each such
state by special application.
Mr. Vishnick is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau
County Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association, at which
he serves as Vice Chair of the Grievance Committee, as a member of the
Judiciary Committee and as Chair of the Unlawful Practice Committee. He
is also a member of the New York State 11th Judicial District Qualification
Commission for those seeking positions of the judiciary. Other professional
service includes membership in the Nassau County Bar Association Estates
and Trusts Litigation Committee. He is also a member of the Flushing Lawyers
Association and Great Neck Lawyers Association and is Vice President of
Brandeis Lawyers Association.
Mr. Vishnick has lectured before the New York State Bar Association, Queens
County Bar Association, numerous committees and sub-committees of the
Nassau County Bar Association including its Trusts and Estates Committee;
the International Association of Financial Planners, the New York Attorneys
Association, bank institutions and various major brokerage firms located
throughout the United States and abroad.
A crusader against the destructive nature of prejudice, hatred, apathy,
and violence against all minorities, Mr. Vishnick serves as a director
of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County.
Mr. Vishnick graduated from New York University in 1962 and received his
LLB from New York Law School in 1965. He is admitted to practice law in
the State of New York.