Press Release

Pond Joins Board of Life’s WORC

East Meadow, NY, March 11 — Gregory Pond (Port Washington), Partner and Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Practice Group at Certilman Balin, joined the board of directors of Life’s WORC in January 2020. 

Life’s WORC , a private 501(c) (3) organization headquartered in Garden City,  offers comprehensive services, programs and support to more than 2,000 people and families with intellectual disabilities and autism in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Their residential locations provide supportive homes to 250 people. Mr. Pond also sits on the Trust Advisory Committee, as Life’s WORC also maintains and is a co-trustee of over 300 trust accounts, including pooled excess income trusts and supplemental needs trusts. 

Mr. Pond practices in every aspect of estate planning, administration and litigation. He is an Adjunct Professor at his alma mater, St. John’s University. 

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