Robert G. McDermott Esq.

Robert G. McDermott is a Partner at McDermott & Mandery, LLP. Since 1992, Bob has been practicing law in New York, in a variety of legal areas. Additionally, he has acted as a Financial Planner and Consultant since 1986. Bob is an Attorney and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in private practice.

Bob’s practice is focused on general business, real estate, trust & estate, guardianship and related civil litigation.

In addition to his litigation practice, Bob provides clients with counsel on estate, elder law and financial planning, and wills and trusts.


Juris Doctor, St. John’s University School of Law

Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude St. John’s University

Certified Financial Planner Certification, Adelphi University.

Professional Designations

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) (1986)


United States Supreme Court (2005)

United States Court of Military Appeals (2005)

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1996)

New York Courts (1992)

Connecticut Courts (1991)


Continuing Education Legal Lecturer (1996 – present)

Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Management at St. John’s University, New York (1999-2021)

Guest Lecturer: Business Honors Program, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York (Fall 2015).

Past: Trusts & Estates instructor for on-site Certified Financial Planner Education training programs for Financial Consultants at Merrill Lynch and Salomon Smith Barney for St. John’s University and Pace University (NY).

Practice Areas

Estate Litigation, Guardianship Litigation

Civil, Business and Real Estate Litigation

Business Transactions

Elder Law Planning, Estate & Trust Planning, Corporate & Business Planning

Divorce Mediation