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Nancy Burner, Esq. Named to JTM Foundation Board

August 1, 2012

Nancy Burner, Esq., founding and managing partner of Nancy Burner & Associates, PC, was named to the board of the JTM Foundation, which seeks and secures philanthropic support for John T. Mather Memorial Hospital.

Burner, of Setauket, is a certified elder law attorney and adjunct law professor at Hofstra Law School. She was recently re-appointed by the New York State Court of Appeals to serve a fourth term as one of only seven Trustees of the New York Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection. The Fund is a state administered agency that was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State.

A past president of the Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association, Burner is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Law and Trust and Estates sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Woman’s Bar Association and the Real Property, Trust and Probate Committee of the American Bar Association. She is a contributing editor to the New York State Bar Association and co-authored a chapter in the treatise entitled “Guardianship Practice in New York State.” Burner also serves on the Legal Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s Association of Long Island and has served on Mather Hospital’s Board of Directors.

She has been named a Super Lawyer by Minneapolis-based Law & Politics, publishers of Super Lawyers magazines, in 2007 and from 2009-2012. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their respective fields. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. 

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones.