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Board Member, Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq.

DDI Board Member Melissa Negrin-Wiener

Melissa Negrin-Wiener is a partner at Cona Elder Law. Ms. Negrin-Wiener manages the Government Benefits Department, concentrating her practice in the areas of asset protection, Medicaid eligibility planning, estate planning, special needs planning, mediation, guardianships and veteran benefits.

She supervises the preparation of Medicaid applications for nursing home care, home health care and community benefits, resolves complex Medicaid issues and represents families facing a reduction in Medicaid home care hours and services.

Melissa has published several law articles and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including Top 50 Women in Business, Outstanding Women in Law, Top Attorney of North America and Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney. Passionate about helping others, and in particular Long Island seniors in need, Melissa is also a co-founder of Senior Dreams Come True.