Law Offices Of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC

Our Team

Thomas Sciacca, Esq.

Tom Sciacca is a highly experienced Trusts and Estates attorney. After starting his legal career as an associate in a boutique midtown firm focusing on trusts and estates and elder law, Tom founded Sciacca Law in 2007.

Tom is a frequent lecturer and panelist on trusts and estates matters. He also teaches as an adjunct assistant professor at New York University’s School of Professional Studies (SPS).


New York University School of Law, LL.M. (taxation) May 2010

Pace University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) May 2003

Distinction: Julian Hyman Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Trusts & Estates
Executive Productions Editor, Pace Law Review (note published)

University at Albany, State University of New York, B.A. August 1999

Bar Admissions

New York

New Jersey


United States Tax Court

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Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)

  • Member: Trusts & Estates Section, Elder Law Section

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)

Brooklyn Bar Association

  • Member: Surrogate’s Court Committee

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce New York (NGLCC NY)

  • Certified LGBT Business Enterprise

Pro Bono Activities

SAGE (Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders)

  • Volunteer attorney for SAGE’s monthly legal clinic, providing one-on-one counseling to LGBT seniors on a variety of issues
  • Member of the SAGE National Leadership Council


2018: Cited as a “Super Lawyer”

2013, 2016 and 2017: Recipient of Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” and “Excellence in Practice”

2015 and 2017: Recipient of American Society of Legal Advocates’ “Top 40 Trust and Estate Lawyers Under 40 in New York State”

2013 Recipient of Top Attorneys’ “New York Metro Area Outstanding Young Lawyers in Estate Planning and Probate Law”

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Tom has participated in a variety of seminars dealing with issues including:

  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates,
  • Health Care Proxies and Living Wills,
  • Sophisticated tax planning,
  • Planning for parents with disabled minor and adult children,
  • Planning for members of the LGBT community,
  • Planning for incapacity using a Durable General Power of Attorney,
  • Guardianship for disabled children and adults,
  • Various Elder Law topics, including Medicaid and sheltering one’s assets against long-term care costs.

Tom is available to participate in seminars upon request.


  • In addition to English, Tom is conversant in American Sign Language (ASL), and has conducted individual client interactions and group seminars in ASL.
Letisya Tekiroglu, Esq.

Letisya Tekiroglu, Esq.
Letisya Tekiroglu assists with estate planning, probate and estate administration, and Surrogate’s Court litigation.

During law school, she interned in various law firms and clinics, practicing immigration law,  medical malpractice, and real estate. She currently lives in New York City with her husband and two kids.


Hofstra University, B.A., 2012
Elisabeth Haub School of Law, J.D. 2019

Bar Admissions

New York

Norman Piasecki – Norman Piasecki joined the firm in 2009. Norman schedules client appointments, performs paralegal services, and keeps the firm humming.

Norman is a 2001 graduate of the University of Massachusetts—Amherst with a Degree in Geography and minor in Asian Studies.