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Colleen F. Carew

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Trusts

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Estate Planning: 34%
  2. Trusts: 33%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 33%

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Contact Info

Greenfield Stein & Senior, LLP

600 Third Avenue
New York, NY, 10016


NYCurrently registered 198503/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in New YorkN/A2007
One of Top Fifty Women Lawyers in New York N/A2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Office of Colleen F. Carew2006 - Present
N/ASchram & Carew PC1998 - Present
N/ASurrogate's Court, New York County1992 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssocationCommittee on Legal Specialization2007 - 2007
New York State Bar AssocationChair 2006 Officer Trusts & Estates Section2003 - 2007
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2001 - 2007
N/AN/A2000 - 2007
Administrative Board of the Offices of the Public AdministratorMember2000 - 2002
New York Bar FoundationChair, Committee on Estate Litigation1998 - 2001
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMember, Committee on Surrogate's Court1995 - 1997

Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownCo-author all chapters on Estate Litigation, Intestacy and Due Execution2007
New York Law JournalCo-author multiple columns a year on Surrogate's Court Practice from 2001 to present2007
UnknownEthics & Evidence (first printed 1998, updated yearly)2006
UnknownEvidentiary Issues, Verdicts, Costs & Allowances and Appeals2006

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Surrogate's AssociationLegislative Initiatives2007
Trusts & Estates Anatomy of an EstateEstate Practice2006
Setting Aside a Probate DecreeSetting Aside a Probate Decree2006
Representing a FiduciaryRepresenting a fiduciary2002
Practical Skills, Probate & Estate AdministrationEstate Administration2002
Estate Planning & TaxationEstate Planning2001
Symposium Testamentary CapacityTestamentary Capacity2000