Laura Kearney- Hackensack Estate Planning Attorney

Laura Kearney |

Steinbach & Associates, P.C.


One University Plaza Suite 412
Hackensack, NJ 07601-6204

Laura Kearney | Steinbach & Associates, P.C.


Firm Summary

Laura Weyant Kearney is a partner at Steinbach & Associates, P.C. and is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar. Laura has been practicing exclusively in the areas of estate planning and estate administration for over 20 years. She received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Western New England College School of Law and her B.A. degree in English from Bucknell University. While in law school, Laura served as Note Editor for the Western New England Law Review. Laura frequently lectures in Hoboken and Ridgewood. She was also the featured speaker for Konica Minolta’s Step Forward Program on estate planning. She is the co-author of the article, “Trusts as Beneficiaries May Prolong IRA Distributions and Save Taxes” which was published in the Journal of Taxation. She was the Co-Program Chair of the ICLE program “How Tax Invades Your Practice”.

Laura lives in Bergen County with her husband, Philip, and their three children. She is a competitive tennis and paddle player in numerous Bergen County leagues.

Areas of Practice

  • Trusts & Estates
  • Estate Administration


Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts

  • J.D. (Cum laude)
  • Western New England Law Review
    Note Editor
    Staff Member

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

  • BA English
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Major: English
  • Double Minor: Philosophy and Religion

British and European Studies Group, London, England

Past Employment Positions

  • Martin M. Shenkman, P.C., Paramus, NJ, Senior Associate, 1997-2010
  • Witman Stadtmauer, P.A., Florham Park, NJ, Associate, 1994-1997