Amy S. Holmes is highly regarded attorney with more than fourteen years of legal experience. Ms. Holmes started her practice, which is focused on Trusts and Estates, in 2007 with the goal of providing top quality estate planning and legal services with a caring and personal touch. Ms. Holmes takes great pride in her ability to make the process of planning ones estate a manageable and comforting experience.
Ms. Holmes graduated 1st in her class of 300 students from New York Law School in June of 2002 (J.D. summa cum laude), where she was the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. In addition to the Trustees’ Prize for the Highest Average, Ms. Holmes was the recipient of several other honors and awards including the Professor Joseph T. Arenson Award for Excellence in Wills and Decedents’ Estates and the Anthony E. Jannace Award for Outstanding Achievement. She received her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University (B.A. 1997).
Prior to forming her practice, Ms. Holmes was an associate in both the Estates & Personal department of the prestigious and renowned law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP in New York City, as well as the Trusts & Estates department of the respected local law firm of Bleakley, Platt & Schmidt, LLP. Ms. Holmes also spent one year serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable William C. Conner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Holmes resides in Westchester County, New York with her husband and their two children. She is an active member of the community and an enthusiastic volunteer. Ms. Holmes was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, in Mount Kisco, New York and she has been a member of the Junior League of Northern Westchester for the past thirteen years.
New York Law School, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude
Bucknell University, Bachelor of Arts in Biology
New York, 2002
New Jersey, 2003
New York State Bar Association, Member
Westchester County Bar Association, Member