Lena Clark | Frederick Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianship Lawyer
Primary focus on Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Elder Law
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Lena Clark is an Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship attorney based in Frederick, Maryland.
Mrs. Clark's Estates Practice focuses on Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Family Trust matters, Guardianships, and on related areas of federal and state tax laws involving Transfers of Family Wealth to succeeding generations.
Lena provides guidance to clients in planning for after-death disposition of property, identifies opportunities to minimize estate and income taxes, and plans for incapacity during a client's lifetime. She prepares Court Mandated Accountings, Inventories and Final Reports, Estate, Fiduciary Income, Inheritance and Gift tax returns. She advises clients on complex estate planning documents and works closely with fiduciaries on probate and guardianship matters.
|Estate Planning & Probate Attorney||Law Office of Lena A. Clark, LLC||Frederick, MD||2015 - Present|
|Estate Planning & Probate Attorney||Offit Kurman, P.A.||Frederick, MD||2014 - 2014|
|Estate Planning & Probate Attorney||Lee F. Holdmann, Chtd.||Bethesda, MD||2012 - 2014|
|Estate Planning & Probate Paralegal||Jackson & Campbell, PC||Washington, DC||2005-2011|
|Estate Planning & Probate Paralegal||The Margolius Firm, LLC||Washington, DC||2004-2005|
|Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America||JurisDoctor||Law School||2011|
|Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law||JurisDoctor||N/A||2011|
|George Mason University||Bachelor of Science||Administration of Justice||2005|
|State / Court||Date|
|District of Columbia||02/04/2013|
- Frederick Estate Planning Council, current
West Patrick Square Association, Treasurer, current
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (2012-2014)
Maryland State Bar Association, Judicial Nominations Committee
Maryland State Bar Association, Leadership Academy Fellow 2016
Frederick Memorial Hospital Planned Gifts Committee, current
Maryland State Bar Association, current
Virginia State Bar Association, current
District of Columbia Bar Association, current
Montgomery County Bar Association, current
Frederick County Bar Association, current
American Immigration Lawyers Association, (2015-2017)
American Bar Association (2012-2015)
Fairfax County Bar Association (2012-2013)
Honors & Awards
- Leadership Academy Fellow, Maryland State Bar Association 2015-2016
Clients' Choice Award - Estate Planning, AVVO
Top 40 under 40, The National Advocates
Mediation and Arbitration training, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Business and Trade Summer Law Program, Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Probate/Estate & Trust Administration: Transferred assets to the intended beneficiaries with the minimum estate and inheritance taxes due. Handled multiple Estate & Trust Administration cases.
Estate Planning: Prepared Last Will & Testament, Health Care Power of Attorney, Durable Power of Attorney, Revocable Living Trust, Irrevocable Gift Trust, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, Firearm or Gun Trust, Special Needs Trust for multiple individuals and families.
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|Verified Credentials||Date Verified|
|(2013) Licensed as Attorney in District of Columbia. Verified with District of Columbia Bar.||February 27, 2015|
|(2012) Licensed as Attorney in Maryland. Verified with Maryland State Bar Association.||February 27, 2015|
|(2012) Licensed as Attorney in Virginia. Verified with Virginia State Bar.||February 27, 2015|
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Fee:Fixed fee for estate planning. Hourly for probate, elder law matters & guardianships.
129 W Patrick St #11
Frederick, MD 21701
Serving Frederick, Montgomery, Washington, Carroll and Loudoun Counties. Licensed to practice law in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
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