Eugene E. Peckham
LGT Partner


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LGT Vestal Office
450 Plaza Drive
Vestal, New York  13850
607-763-9200 main
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Legal Secretary

AnnMarie Kellogg

607-584-5626

 

Education

  • B.A., Wesleyan University, with Honors and Distinction in History (1962)
  • J.D., Harvard University (1965)

Admissions

  • New York State Bar (1965)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York (1965)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1974)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1975)
  • Florida Bar (1981)

Professional Background and Activities

  • Broome County Surrogate Judge (2001-2011)
  • Acting Justice, New York Supreme Court (2003-2011)
  • Adjunct Professor (Taxation), Binghamton University (1972-2002)
  • EPTL-SCPA Legislative Advisory Committee, Treasurer (1990-2012)
  • Guardianship Advisory Committee of the Office of Court Administration (2005-2013)
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
  • Estate Planning Council of the Southern Tier, Past President
  • Board of Editors, Warren's Heaton on Surrogate Court (2001 - )
  • Visiting Professor, Cornell University (1978 and 1984) and Mikolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania (2011)
  • Lecturer, New York University Summer Tax Institute (1989-1995)
  • Broome County Board of Ethics, Chair (1999-2001)
  • Federation of Bar Associations, Sixth Judicial District, (President 1984-1985)
  • New York State Bar Association, (Member), (Vice President 1999-2002); House of Delegates (Member 1990-2002); Trusts & Estates Section ( Chair1989-1990); New York State Bar Journal, Board of Editors (1998-2007); Professional Ethics Committee (Member 1979-1982); Special Committee on Group Legal Service Plans, Chair (1976-1978).

Honorary Recognitions

  • Listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Best Lawyers in America
  • Alumni Recognition Award, Binghamton University (1984)
  • Outstanding Young Men in America (1977)

Community Activities

  • U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer (Peru 1966-1967)
  • Binghamton University Foundation, President (1977-1979)
  • Binghamton Boys & Girls Club, Chair (1976-1977)
  • Binghamton Boys & Girls Club Foundation, President (1987-1988)
  • Samaritan Counseling Center of the Southern Tier, Inc., President (1987)
  • Twin Tier Home Health, Inc., President (1993-1995)
  • Roberson Museum & Science Center, Treasurer and Director (1977-1995)
  • Community Foundation for South Central New York, Inc., Secretary/Treasurer (1996-2000)
  • A. Lindsay & Olive B. O'Connor Foundation, Director, (1982 - )
  • Bishop Scholarship Foundation, Director (1989 - )

Publications

  • Author, Federal and New York Estate Taxes, Warren's Heaton on Surrogate Courts, vol. 6 revised 1988 and 1989
  • Chapter "Pitfalls of Trusts & Estates Practice," New York State Bar Association Handbook 1993 and 2002
  • Author of numerous articles in New York State Bar Journal and Warren's Heaton Legislative & Case Digest and Trusts and Estates Magazine