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Elizabeth A. Falkoff

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Background

Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Falkoff is an associate in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Betsy has nearly 10 years of experience in trusts and estates law.  She represents individuals and families in the creation and implementation of sophisticated estate plans facilitating the passage of wealth through generations.  Betsy's estate planning practice includes gift planning and the use of trusts as tools for asset management, creditor protection, charitable giving and minimization of taxes.  She has extensive experience as a trusts and estates fiduciary advisor representing Executors and Trustees in the administration of complex estates and trusts in both Connecticut and New York. 

Practice Areas

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
  • University of Connecticut (B.A., cum laude in Political Science, 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2013
  • New York, 2013

Professional Organizations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
    • Probate, Estates and Elder Law Committee Co-Chair
  • Greenwich Bar Association, Member
  • Estate Planning Counsel of Lower Fairfield County, Member

Professional Recognition

Articles/Publications/Presentations

  • NBI CT Probate and Trust Administration:  What You Need to Know About Trusts, June 2022
  • Connecticut Society of CPAs Spring 2022 Estate and Gift Tax Law Update
  • Basics of Decedents' Estate Administration in Connecticut, presented to the Fairfield County Bar Association
ELIZABETH-FALKOFF

Associate

6 Landmark Square
Stamford, CT 06901

T 203.351.4198

F 203.708.3861

efalkoff@cl-law.com

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Background

Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Falkoff is an associate in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Betsy has nearly 10 years of experience in trusts and estates law.  She represents individuals and families in the creation and implementation of sophisticated estate plans facilitating the passage of wealth through generations.  Betsy's estate planning practice includes gift planning and the use of trusts as tools for asset management, creditor protection, charitable giving and minimization of taxes.  She has extensive experience as a trusts and estates fiduciary advisor representing Executors and Trustees in the administration of complex estates and trusts in both Connecticut and New York. 

Education
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
  • University of Connecticut (B.A., cum laude in Political Science, 2008)
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, 2013
  • New York, 2013
Professional Organizations
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
    • Probate, Estates and Elder Law Committee Co-Chair
  • Greenwich Bar Association, Member
  • Estate Planning Counsel of Lower Fairfield County, Member
Articles/Publications/Presentations
  • NBI CT Probate and Trust Administration:  What You Need to Know About Trusts, June 2022
  • Connecticut Society of CPAs Spring 2022 Estate and Gift Tax Law Update
  • Basics of Decedents' Estate Administration in Connecticut, presented to the Fairfield County Bar Association