Glen L. Heller has represented clients for more than thirty-five years in all aspects of business, corporate, partnership and non-profit law; estate planning, administration and probate; elder law and Medicaid planning; tax; and real estate.  He was named as a 2024 Top Lawyer by Hudson Valley Magazine and also holds an AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating bestowed for legal ability and ethical standards in the legal industry. He is also proud to have served as legal counsel to the Orange County Chamber of Commerce for more than two decades.

Glen's early interest in business and taxation guided his decision to continue after law school to pursue an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.  This background in tax serves his business clients as well as the individuals he represents in estate planning and real estate matters. Glen's area of concentration in estate planning encompasses all a client needs in this area.  As he explains, "I counsel my clients that estate planning is so much more than a will.  We will cover your wishes for medical treatment in various circumstances and draft them into a health care proxy and living will.  If you are a business owner, I'm going to talk to you about succession plans.  If you have elderly parents, we are going to cover Medicaid planning and nursing home issues as it may relate to your own estate. Do you have a disabled child to protect?  We will examine special needs trusts, which can be advantageous to your child both during and after your lifetime.  Everything is considered as part of the overall planning."

Glen is a member of the Elder Law Section and the Trusts and Estate Section of the New York State Bar Association and served on the Elder Law Committee for the Orange County Bar Association. Additionally, he devotes much of his time to representing non-profit and charitable organizations in a legal capacity and serving on their boards. He is a Member, Treasurer, and Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. - an affiliation that has lasted for more than thirty-five years. He is also proud to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Purple Heart Honor Mission. He is also a former long-time Member of the Board of Directors of St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, as well as for Access Supports for Living, McQuade Children's Services, and Inspire CP Center. Inspired by his children Jason and Mark, he is the founder and former leader of the Boy Scout Troop and Pack 105 for Special Needs Children.

Professional Affiliations

Member, Orange County Bar Association (Member, Elder Law Committee)

Member, New York State Bar Association (Member, Elder Law & Trusts and Estates Sections)

Community Activities

Member, Treasurer, Past Chairman, Board of Directors, Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties (more than thirty-five years of service)

Member, Board of Directors, National Purple Heart Honor Mission

Former Member, Board of Directors, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

Former Member and Past Chairman, Performance Improvement & Patient Safety Committee, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

Founder and Former Leader, Boy Scout Troop and Pack 105 for Special Needs Children

Former Member, Board of Directors, Access: Supports for Living

Former Member, Board of Directors, Hudson Valley Technology Development Center

Former Member, Board of Directors, Inspire CP Center Orange County


  • Named 2024 Top Lawyer, Hudson Valley Magazine
  • Featured, New York Magazine, "New York's Top Rated Lawyers 2020"
  • Honoree, Annual Golf Classic, Boy Scouts of America, Hudson Valley Council (2015)
  • Recipient, Pillar of the Community for Distinguished Service, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center (2008)



  • 1985, New York
  • 1985, U.S. Tax Court
  • 1988, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1981

Syracuse University, J.D., 1984

New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1985

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