About JAMES F. BURDI, ESQ.
Telephone: 516.437.4385 x130
James F. Burdi, Esq.is a partner in Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP's
Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Practice Groups, concentrating in Trust
and Estate Planning and Administration.
He advises and assists clients in preparing both simple and complex estate
plans, including aspects of tax planning, as well as planning for families
with special needs. He also represents clients in probate proceedings,
Surrogate’s accountings and other matters involving trust and estate
Before joining Vishnick McGovern Milizio in 2011, Mr. Burdi had his own
firm in Garden City, New York, initially as a partner with Jack F. Burdi
until 1983, and later as a sole practitioner. Earlier, he was employed
as a title examiner and clearance officer by City Title Insurance Company.
Mr. Burdi is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.
He also is former counsel to the Advisory Committee of the New York State
Law Revision Commission for the Estates, Powers and Trusts Law and the
Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act. Mr. Burdi is a past president and
current member of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County and
past president of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of the Diocese of Rockville
Centre. In addition to these professional associations, Mr. Burdi is a
member of the Kiwanis Club of Garden City where he served as president
from (1999-2000) and the Society of Mutual Aid of Bitetto, in which he
serves as a member of its Council.
Mr. Burdi earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. John's School of
Law and is admitted to practice in New York State Courts and in the Federal
Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He holds the
highest (AV) peer review rating awarded for professional ability by Martindale-Hubbell.
He is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education at St. John’s
School of Law and has addressed professional audiences and students on
various legal topics.