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Long Island's first mother-daughter law firm, founded in Nassau County in 1945.

Florence A. Ryan Carlsson 1910 to 1997

Graduated from the Brooklyn Law School of St. Lawrence University in 1938 and was then admitted to practice law. She began practicing with the Manhattan law firm of Hugo Rodgers and within a few years moved to Nassau County.

She was the first woman assistant district attorney in Nassau County and a charter member of the Women's Bar Association.

Florence Carlsson retired from the firm in 1989 and died in 1997. 

  Kathleen A. Carlsson

Kathleen A. CarlssonHer daughter, Kathleen A. Ryan Carlsson graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1966, was admitted to New York State Bar and joined the firm the same year.

Admitted to United States Supreme Court, U. S. District Court, Southern and Eastern districts of New York 1970, U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Member Suffolk County Bar Association Elder Law Committee since the committee was formed;

member of the Suffolk County Bar Association Surrogate's Court Committee;

member of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, and serves on the Deficit Reduction Act subcommittee,

member of the New York State Bar Association Estate and Trust Section;

Former Adjunct Professor, C. W. Post College of Long Island University, who taught Women and the Law.