Joanne M. Hawthorne serves as Of Counsel for Tully Law Group, P.C. specializing in Guardianship, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Litigation. She was admitted to the New York bar in 1994.
Joanne M. Hawthorne holds certifications as a Guardian, Guardian Ad Litem, Court Evaluator, Attorney for the Alleged Incapacitated Person, Counsel to Guardian and Supplemental Needs Trust Trustee, receiving appointments in both Surrogate’s Court and Supreme Court in all boroughs of New York and Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Ms. Hawthorne, formerly the principal attorney of the Law Office of Joanne M. Hawthorne, P.C., is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Washington & Lee University School of Law, where she served on the Moot Court Board and was a Client Counseling and Negotiations finalist and recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards in Trial Practice and Property Law. Ms. Hawthorne earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia with a concentration in Special Education. She honed her litigation skills during her tenure as a Bronx County Assistant District Attorney.
Ms. Hawthorne has been named a “Super Lawyer” in the field of Estate Planning and Probate for the past 3 consecutive years.