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New Associate Attorney Jennifer S. Raguso Joins Growing Law Firm

Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP is pleased to welcome Associate Jennifer S. Raguso to our Smithtown office. This new position brings elder law and estate planning law firm Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP attorneys to the highest amount with 12 attorneys between three Long Island offices. Jennifer Raguso will concentrate her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning/Applications, Special Needs Planning and Trusts & Estates.


Jennifer S. Raguso joined Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP in April 2023 bringing her extensive knowledge and expertise to serve her clients.

Prior to joining Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP, Jennifer has worked at several prominent law firms that specialize in Estate Planning, Elder Law, and related areas. Through Jennifer’s firsthand experiences caring for an aging grandmother and a sister with autism, Jennifer developed a deep understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with special needs and their families. She gained valuable insight into the legal, financial, and emotional complexities, enriching her practice and making her a tenacious advocate. Law Partner Aaron E. Futterman states “We are thrilled to have Jennifer Raguso join our team of talented attorneys and bring her estate planning and elder law experience. There is already a wonderful synergy among our attorneys with Jennifer on the team as we all work together towards the best experience and planning for our clients. We are fortunate to have an excellent work environment at our firm and Jennifer is already part of that energy.”

Clients can rely on Jennifer’s professionalism, integrity, and compassionate approach. She takes the time to listen to clients’ concerns, explain their legal options, and provide realistic expectations. Jennifer Raguso adds “My family history helps me to be more empathetic to our clients and recognize that families come in all shapes and sizes. This is why it is so important to first get to know the client before any planning discussion starts.”

Jennifer Raguso earned her Juris Doctor degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, NY and she completed her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, State University of New York

She was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2022 and 2023 (awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys in Metro New York area). Jennifer was also on Moot Court Honors Board, and she received the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Elder Law (received highest grade in the class) and CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Elder Law Clinic (received highest grade).

Jennifer Raguso is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law & Special Needs Section Executive Committee, and Vice Chair of Client and Consumer Issues. She is also a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, Elder Law & Estate Planning Committee and Surrogate’s Court Committee and she is a Board Director of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association.

Jennifer works primarily in our Smithtown office and meets with clients in the Garden City and Bay Shore office as needed.


Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP is a law firm with staffed offices in Smithtown, Bay Shore and Garden City, New York, concentrating in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Veteran’s Benefits. Our holistic approach anticipates and provides solutions in the ever- changing landscape. Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP assists families in preparing for any eventuality using Last Wills & Testaments, Living Trusts, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies and Medicaid Planning, etc. We provide support to our clients with social work advocacy, modern estate planning with current tax laws. We also offer real estate and personal injury law, often for our elder law and estate planning clients as well as others. For more information or a free consultation, please visit our website at or contact us at 631-979-4300.

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