Janet G. Lazar

Janet G. Lazar

Of Counsel
Location:
West Orange, New Jersey
Phone:
973-325-8888
212-987-9000
Fax:
973-325-7732
Email:

Janet G. Lazar has practiced trusts and estates law for over 30 years. She has worked for several firms, large and small, in New York and New Jersey. She also served as principal law clerk to Judge Renee R. Roth of the New York County Surrogate's Court. Ms. Lazar received her JD degree from the University of Michigan School of Law in 1979. She then studied taxation at the graduate level at New York University School of Law. Her undergraduate degree is from Princeton University, where she majored in English literature and minored in music.

Ms. Lazar is also principal attorney of Janet G Lazar LLC (West Orange, New Jersey and New York, New York) and is also Of Counsel to Scarola Malone & Zubatov, LLP (New York, New York).

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1980
  • New Jersey, 1998

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Princeton University
    • B.A. - 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Taxation Law Section, Committee on Estate Planning
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Committee on Estates and Trusts Administration
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Committee on Estate Litigation
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Committee on Surrogate's Court
  • Essex County Bar Association, Committee on Tax, Trusts and Estates

Past Employment Positions

  • Surrogate Renee R. Roth, New York County, Law Secretary, 1991 - 1993