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Nina McCann
Director of Public Relations
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP

Partner Terence E. Smolev Honored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Uniondale, June, 2010 — Terence E. Smolev, partner-in- charge of the Tax, Trusts and Estates department at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP, will be honored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) on July 12th at its Care on the Fairways golf event at the Muttontown Golf & Country Club in East Norwich, NY.Mr. Smolev has been a member of AFA’s board of trustees since 2007.

AFA is a leading national nonprofit organization based in New York that focuses on providing optimal care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and their families, and unites more than 1,400 member organizations from coast-to-coast. Under AFA’s umbrella, these organizations collaborate on education, resources, program design, fundraising campaigns and advocacy – all resulting in better care for those affected by the disease. Proceeds from AFA’s fifth annual golf tournament will benefit AFA’s programs and services nationwide. For more information or to participate in the event, call 866-AFA-8484.

Mr. Smolev, a resident of Jericho, began his legal career at the international accounting firm of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG).  Mr. Smolev has been an adjunct professor at Hofstra University Schools of Business and Law.  He has edited tax-related professional texts, authored articles for The New York Law Journal and has served as an expert source for a number of Newsday articles. His chapter titled, ‘Estate Planning Client Strategies,’ has been published in the 2009 Aspatore book, Inside the Minds:
Estate Planning Client Strategies.

Mr. Smolev has been an impartial Hearing Officer for disputes in the public school and municipal government systems.  He is a member of the American, New York State, Nassau County Bar Associations, and the New York State Association of School Attorneys, where he served as President (1984). Mr. Smolev is a member of the New York City Police Museum Board of Trustees and serves as Vice President and Trustee on its Executive Board.  He served as member of the Long Island Cabinet for Israeli Bonds, and on the Nassau County Comptroller’s Audit Advisory Committee. He currently serves on the North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundation Professional Advisor’s Committee, the Long Island Community Foundation’s Professional Advisory Committee and is a Board member of the Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. He is a past President of the Pickett Farm Homeowners Association and for 14 years served on the Hofstra University Board of Trustees. Mr. Smolev was featured in the Long Island Business News’ listing of “Who’s Who in Tax Law” (2006), ‘Who’s Who in America’ and ‘Who’s Who in American Law,’ and New York Magazine’s Super Lawyers (2009).

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