During this time of uncertainty and disruption, Sloan and Feller is fully committed to the health and safety of our employees, our clients, and our community. We are offering to meet our clients and prospective clients via teleconference/remote consultations.

No Walk-ins at this time due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Our Team
Alan D. Feller, Esq.
Managing Partner

Alan Feller lectures on Elder Law issues for senior groups, senior living facilities, financial institutions and health organizations including the ALS Association. He is a former Vice President of the Estate Planning Council of Putnam County.

In 2010, Alan was appointed to the New York State Bar Association's Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession, a distinguished panel of legal practitioners and educators that studied and recommended ways to create a road map for the future of legal practice and training. Mr. Feller was a member of the New York State Bar Association's Electronic Communications Committee and started the Elder Law Attorney Practice Group (ELAP) on LinkedIn.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Feller recognizes the need for unified senior planning encompassing the areas of long-term health care, trusts and estates, real estate, and taxation as it pertains to New York's aging population.

Melissa Lynch, Esq.
Associate Attorney

Melissa joined the firm after spending eight years as an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting crimes in Richmond and Putnam County. During her tenure as an ADA, Melissa worked as a Special Victim’s prosecutor which highlighted how important Elder Law and Estate Planning is to safeguard an individual’s financial and personal health.


Melissa obtained her undergraduate degree from Manhattan College, and her law degree from Pace University Law School.


Ellen Nistico
Firm Administrator

Ellen is the Firm Administrator for Sloan & Feller. She was born in New South Wales, Australia and migrated to the United States when she was 20 years old.

Ellen has a background in Business Administration and is responsible for managing the administrative operations of the firm, marketing the firm’s legal services, handling the firm’s billing and collections, as well as managing the firm’s website, social media, and all community outreach. In addition, Ellen assists our attorneys with managing their busy schedules, coordinating meetings, and communicating with clients.

Her incredible organizational skills keep our team running smoothly. Ellen is the friendly voice that our clients have grown so accustomed to hearing when calling Sloan & Feller, and she takes great pleasure in making sure they are each taken care of.

When she is not spending time with her dog, Bailey, Ellen enjoys being on Lake Mahopac, and traveling. She also enjoys being a Volunteer Firefighter in Putnam County.

Bettina Mayer
Medicaid Service Coordinator | LCSW

Bettina is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience helping families. She has developed a lifelong professional commitment to helping clients negotiate complex systems so they can secure the resources necessary to live as high-quality and independent a life as possible. 


Prior to joining Sloan & Feller, Bettina worked as a service coordinator for individuals with developmental disabilities helping them access needed entitlement services including home and community based waiver services, day programs and educational/vocational placements. She has also worked in an outpatient mental health clinic and in school settings.


Bettina obtained her B.A. from Hamilton College and her Masters in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University.


Lori Bernabe
Medicaid Service Coordinator

Lori has joined Sloan & Feller with over 20 years experience in nursing home and community Medicaid as a Medicaid service facilitator.


Lori gets tremendous gratification from assisting our clients with organizing and collecting required documentation and also following through the entire process to help clients through the steps necessary to acquire the services needed. 


As a Dutchess county resident, Lori enjoys all that the Hudson Valley has to offer. She especially enjoys many outdoor activities with her 2 sons.

Berta Geltman
Medicaid Service Coordinator | LMSW, CCM
Contact Sloan & Feller

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.​

​​​​© 2021 Sloan & Feller - Attorneys at Law. All Rights Reserved.


625 Route 6

Mahopac, New York 10541

Attorneys at Law

P: (845) 621-8640

F: (845) 621-8639

  • Sloan and Feller LinkedIn
  • Sloan and Feller Yelp
  • Sloan and Feller Facebook