Terence E. Smolev has been practicing Tax Trusts and Estate law since 1970. As an accountant and attorney started his practice with the accounting firm, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) in 1969.

For many years he has also represented special education students and acted as a Hearing officer in special education matters.

Mr. Smolev has a long history of involvement in tax matters. He has been a member of the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner’s Small Business Advisory Committee. In addition he has taught as an Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University teaching all areas of law in the Business School and Estate Planning in the Law School. He currently lectures at the Washington College of Law of the American University about Criminal Tax Fraud.

Mr. Smolev served as Counsel to The North Merrick UFSD for many years, was the President of the Board of Directors of the Hamlet community in Jericho, New York, long time member of the Board of Trustees of Hofstra University, and a member of the Board of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. In addition, he serves on the Board of the Gurwin Jewish Health Care Foundation, the Board of Directors of the New York City Police Museum as Vice Chair and Counsel, and the American University Washington College of Law Dean’s Advisory Committee.

Mr. Smolev is an avid photographer, having been a professional photographer for news and sports prior to attending law school. He was a PR photographer for WMCA Radio (the Good Guys) in NYC.


  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • NYPD Police Museum – Vice Chair & Counsel
  • Gurwin Foundation Board – Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Nassau County – Member
  • Long Island Community Foundation – Attorney Advisory Panel
  • Washington College of Law, The American University Dean’s Advisory Committee