Cohen and Wolf Attorney to Be Acknowledged With Others for Role in Developing New Connecticut Probate Court Rules of Procedure
MARCH 21, 2013 – The law firm of Cohen and Wolf, P.C. is pleased to announce that on April 3, 2013, attorney Greta E. Solomon will be recognized for her work on the Probate Court Rules Advisory Committee, a group comprised of probate judges, court staff, attorneys and members of the public.
Between June, 2011 and September, 2012, the committee completed a comprehensive revision to the Connecticut Probate Practice Book (now known as the Probate Court Rules of Procedure). The probate court administrator submitted the proposed revision to the Connecticut Supreme Court for approval in October 2012. The Connecticut Supreme Court approved the rules on November 7, 2012, with an effective date of July 1, 2013. This project builds upon the improvements from the recent structural changes to the Probate Court system, further strengthening professionalism and fostering uniformity in the probate courts in Connecticut.
Solomon is a principal and chair of Cohen and Wolf's Trusts & Estates, Elder Law, and Tax Groups. She has been assisting clients in the areas of estate planning, elder law and probate administration (including estates, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, etc.) for more than 30 years. Her in-depth knowledge of the tax codes and sophisticated estate planning techniques allows her to provide counsel on complex estate matters.
Ms. Solomon is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Recently, she was honored by the Bridgeport Regional Business Council with the Susan L. Davis award. Previously, Atty. Solomon was also recognized by the Conference of Women's Organizations in Bridgeport, Connecticut, as well as the Girl Scouts, Housatonic Council. Ms. Solomon is also a Connecticut Super Lawyer, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2013 edition) for her work in the areas of Tax Law, Elder Law and Trusts & Estates.
Ms. Solomon received her A.B. in 1973 from Smith College and her J.D. with honors in 1976 from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She received an LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University in 1977. Ms. Solomon is admitted to the bar in the States of Connecticut, Florida and New York.
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Cohen and Wolf celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2011. The firm began in 1951 with two lawyers, Herbert L. Cohen and Austin K. Wolf, working from a single office in Bridgeport. Since then, the firm has expanded to 50 attorneys with offices in Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. Attorneys at Cohen and Wolf represent a diverse assortment of individuals, businesses and municipalities, handling their personal and professional legal needs, from matters involving litigation, employment, corporate and securities law, real estate, land use and zoning, to family law and estate planning. Additional information is available at www.cohenandwolf.com.