Mindy J. Trepel is Of Counsel at Sweeney, Reich & Bolz, LLP where her practice focuses on Surrogate’s Court matters, estate and trust administration and litigation, accounting proceedings, discovery proceedings, probate proceedings, kinship litigation and all other related disputes between fiduciaries, beneficiaries and next of kin.
Ms. Trepel has represented family members in Surrogate ‘s Court kinship proceedings successfully proving her clients ‘ heirship and establishing the irrights to significant distributions of the estate assets.
Ms. Trepel graduated from Vermont Law School and was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1982 and was admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 1996.
In the beginning of her career Ms. Trepel Served as Principal Law Clerk to the Queens County Surrogate, 1984-1992. In 1992, she was appointed Public Administrator of Queens County, during which time she was administering hundreds of estates annually. In 2002, Mindy went into private practice and since assists in administration and litigation of the estates handled by the Public Administrator of Queens County.
Mindy’s professional activities include membership in the Queens County Women’s Bar Association where she served as President 1994-1995 and is presently a member of the Board of Trustees. In addition, she is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, where she served on the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section, is a member of the Queens County Bar Association and Brandeis Association.
Mindy was a Planning Committee member and Presenter of the Annual Lawyers Conference sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. She also lectured in continuing legal education programs on various topics sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Center.