About Hobson-Williams, P.C.

With offices located in Queens and Brooklyn, the law firm of Hobson-Williams P.C., is comprised of a highly knowledgeable and diligent staff.  With over 20 years of experience, the skilled attorneys at Hobson-Williams, P.C. are dedicated to protecting and serving their clients’ needs and legal interests, and are committed providing unparalleled client service.

When you need an experienced lawyer as your advocate, you can be confident that the team at Hobson-Williams, P.C. will negotiate any matter with your best interests in mind, while keeping you informed and advised.

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, starting a new business, or planning your estate, the knowledgeable team at Hobson-Williams P.C is here to help.

Tanya Hobson-Williams, Esq.Tanya Hobson-Williams, Esq.

Appointed to the bench by the Board of Trustees in 2008, and elected in 2009, Tanya Hobson-Williams was the first African-American Female Justice in the Incorporated Village of Hempstead before leaving the bench in 2013. Ms. Hobson-Williams obtained her B.A. in Government and Politics from St. John’s University and her law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Tanya Hobson-Williams has an active elder law practice assisting senior citizens in obtaining Medicaid for Home Care and Nursing Home Care. She routinely lectures at senior citizen centers, assisted living facilities, law schools and counsels families on a variety of topics of concerns to families caring for the elderly. She is also contracted by the State of New York Employee Assistance Program to provide training to state employees on legal issues that affect state employees.

Tanya Hobson-Williams’ practice has resulted in a number of legal decisions that have assisted attorneys in the practice of Guardianship Law and has written a number of articles on Guardianship practice in New York and Medicaid planning for seniors. As a Village Justice, Tanya Hobson-Williams, struck down unconstitutional Village laws in People v. Allstate Properties and upheld free speech in People v. Babyak decisions.

Ms. Hobson-Williams engages in pro bono legal services through her work as a Guardian ad Litem with the N.Y.C. Housing Courts in New York City providing services to disabled and senior citizens who need representation in Housing Court who are facing eviction. She has served as a Guardian ad Litem for over 13 years and has represented hundreds of individuals facing eviction.

Ms. Hobson-Williams gained her expertise in the field of elder law through her employment the New York City Human Resources Administration and with several New York City Law Firms before opening her own practice. She received recognition as a 2014 Top Woman In Business from the Long Island Business News, Nassau County Executive Office, the Hempstead Branch of the NAACP for legal services, and a service award from the Calvary Tabernacle in 2013.

During her many years working as an attorney with the New York City Human Resources Administration, Tanya Hobson-Williams Esq., prosecuted Medicaid spousal refusal cases and collected Medicaid liens. Soon after, Ms. Hobson-Williams started her own practice with the passion and dedication necessary to become one of the top respected law firms in elder law.