ERNEST T. BARTOL received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1970. Admitted to the New York Bar in 1971, Mr. Bartol has served as a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, Estates and Trusts Law Committee since 1977, the Professional Ethics Committee from 1979 to 2000, the Elder Law Committee since 2000, and the New York State Bar Association Estates and Trusts Law Committee since 1973, and the Elder Law Committee since 2010.
Mr. Bartol, who has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Fordham University and who formerly worked for two of the Big Eight (8) accounting firms in New York City and Philadelphia, has concentrated on all phases of Estates, Wills, and Trusts, Elder Law and Mental Hygiene Law Guardianship and commercial litigation since leaving the employ of a major accounting firm in 1971.
Mr. Bartol has recently been elected as National Director of the Federal Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Federal Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association. He is a member of various Who's Who registers, including Who's Who in American Law.
In 2003 Mr. Bartol became a member of the Civil Rules Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and in August of 2008, he became a member of the Magistrate Selection Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. In March of 2008, he became a member of the State of New York Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second, Tenth, and Eleventh Judicial Districts. In 2004 he became the Presiding Trustee of the Board of Directors of United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, a charity for whom he has donated substantial time for 40 years.
Mr. Bartol is admitted to practice before all the Courts of the State of New York, a number of United States District Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Tax Court. While Mr. Bartol is a seasoned litigator, he is also the Managing Attorney of BARTOL LAW FIRM, P.C.
New York State - April 1971
Eastern District of New York - May 1973
Southern District of New York - May 1973
Circuit Court of Appeals - 2nd Circuit - October 1975
United States Supreme Court - May 1974
United States Tax Court - September 28, 2005
C0URT and COMMUNITY SERVICE
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
Member - Committee on Civil Litigation
Member - Magistrate Judge Selection Committee
Appellate Division of NYS Supreme Court - 2nd Dept.
Member - Character & Fitness Committee – 10th Judicial District
Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
Presiding Trustee & member of Board of Directors
Federal Bar Association
Eastern District of New York Chapter
President - 2011 – 2014
National Director 10/1/2020 to date (elected)
· Life Fellow FBA Foundation – 2014 to date
New York State Bar Association
Fellow of New York State Bar Association
Member of Trusts & Estates Law Committee
Member Elder Law Committee
Nassau County Bar Association
Member of Estates & Trusts Law Committee
Member of Federal Courts Committee
Member Elder Law Committee
Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award – 2021
Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award - 2021
Who’s Who in the East - 1991 to date
Who’s Who in American Law - 1989 to date
Super Lawyers – 2013 to date
Honored as Man of the Year by Cerebral Palsy - Nassau County 1993