Daniel J. Reiter HeadshotI am an adult guardianship attorney in New York City and author of the Adult Guardianship Law Blog, which covers adult guardianship law in New York and nationwide.

I routinely serve as guardian to incapacitated persons, counsel to guardians, counsel to alleged incapacitated persons, counsel to incapacitated persons, and counsel to petitioners in proceedings for the appointment of a guardian.

I have taught the following Continuing Legal Education courses on adult guardianship and mental health law:

My article, Obviating the Need for Guardianship With Powers of Attorney: It’s Not as Easy as You Think, is published in the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Special Needs Journal.

I am an active member of the New York City Bar Association’s Mental Health Law Committee. I also belong to the Orion Resource Group, a knowledge-sharing organization for senior and elder care professionals in New York and New Jersey.

I am certified by Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge to serve as Attorney for the Guardian, Guardian, Attorney for the Alleged Incapacitated Person, Court Evaluator, and a Supplemental Needs Trustee.

Prior to my career as an attorney, I worked as a political reporter for Politicker.com, providing political coverage from the floors of the 2008 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Following my departure, I was lauded as an “omnipresent” reporter by the Baltimore Sun.

I live in New York City with my wife, a health care professional and photographer.