Nicholas S. Proukou


Nicholas S. Proukou



Direct: 585-987-2866
Fax: 585-445-2366

At a Glance

Nicholas Proukou is an Associate in the firm and a member of the Family Wealth and Estate Planning Department. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Long Term Care Planning and Medicaid Planning.


University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., Cum Laude

University of Utah, M.A.

Nazareth College, B.A.

Bar Admissions

State of New York

Key Representative Matters

  • Assists in preparing simple and complex estate plans for clients with varying needs.
  • Works with high net-worth clients to accomplish estate tax planning objectives, including the preparation and funding of Life Insurance Trusts, Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts, Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts and Inter Vivos Generation-Skipping Transfer Trusts, among others.
  • Works with families in estate administration matters from the probate process through the distributions to beneficiaries and settlement.
  • Works with families in preparing Medicaid applications and exploring long-term care planning options to reduce nursing home spenddown

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations.


Nick was named a 2016 "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Community Involvement

Serves on the Board of Alumni for Nazareth College of Rochester where he works to promote enrollment among high school students in the Western New York area.

Practice Areas: Elder Law / Long Term Health Care and Medicaid Planning • Estate & Trust Administration • Family Wealth Planning • Estate & Trust Taxation • Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples