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Katrina Vitale

Estate planning Attorney at Scottsdale, AZ

5.0   6 reviews

Licensed for 24 years

Virtual consultation available

About Katrina

Learn Katrina’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    50%

    24 years

  2. Trusts
    25%
    Includes trusts administration.

  3. Probate
    15%

    24 years

  4. Guardianship
    10%

    24 years

DILIGENT, EXPERIENCED, AND COMPASSIONATE LEGAL SERVICES IN TRUSTS AND ESTATES.

Scottsdale-Phoenix attorney Katrina Vitale, J.D., LL.M. focuses her practice on estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships. With more than two decades of experience, Katrina provides her clients with personalized service to meet and protect their personal and business goals.

Katrina is a director with the Scottsdale Bar Association and a member of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council. She is also a member of the Arizona, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania State Bar Associations.

Over the past 12 years, Katrina’s peers have honored her with multiple peer rankings for her professional achievements. In addition to her Superb Attorney Rating held with AVVO for the past 10 years, she holds an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell for highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. Katrina is also a recipient of the SJ Magazine "Awesome Attorney", “Rising Star” and “Top Lawyer” awards, and she is a recipient of the distinguished E. Henrietta Roesler Women in Law Award presented by the Gloucester County Bar Association.

Katrina previously served on the District IV Ethics Committee for the New Jersey Supreme Court for eight years. Prior to that service, she served on the District IV Fee Arbitration Committee for the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Katrina graduated with honors from Rutgers University in 1994 with a B.A. in Political Science and earned her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law in 1998. Katrina has recently earned her Master of Laws in Taxation at Villanova Law School.

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Licensed for 24 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 2017
Updated 12/21/2022
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1999
Updated 12/04/2022
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/05/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Katrina

Vitale Law, PLLC
15333 N Pima Road
Suite 305
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260
Of Counsel to Borger Matez
1415 Marlton Pike East (Route 70)
Suite 201
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08034
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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | February 22, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome
Katrina was a delight to deal with, explained everything so I could understand. I have already sent her family members to handle their wills.
Posted by anonymous | April 26, 2011
Excellent Attorney!!
VERY knowledgeable attorney regarding all aspects of wills, living wills, estates and elder law. Due to my experience with her I have no doubt that she is excellent regarding any family law issues as well. I would highly recommend her.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Frazer, Ryan, Goldberg, & Arnold, LLP
  • 2019 - 2020
  • Attorney
  • Private Practice
  • 1999 - 2019

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2021
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998

Associations

  • Valley Estate Planners
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Central Arizona Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Scottsdale Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2018 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Rutgers Alumni Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Camden County Bar Association, Probate and Trust Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Women in Law Committee
  • Chairperson
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Gloucester County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Gloucester County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees
  • 2000 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top Lawyers - Probate Law
  • Phoenix Magazine
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers in Scottsdale
  • Expertise.com
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • SJ Magazine
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • SJ Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top Attorney
  • SJ Magazine
  • 2009
  • E. Henrietta Roesler Award
  • Gloucester County Bar Association
  • 2005
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Publications

  • Tax Notes
  • Revisiting the Tax Consequences of the Alimony Trust
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (0)
Endorse Katrina
Family Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Katrina is a great advocate for her clients."
Family Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I enthusiastically endorse Katrina. She is an excellent attorney and well respected by her peers."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Katrina is extremely knowledgeable about her practice areas, and handles her clients in a professional and caring manner. I highly recommend Katrina as an attorney."
Family Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Katrina for many years through our membership in the Gloucester County Bar Association. She has a reputation as an intelligent and hard working attorney. She is a zealous advocate for her clients. She offers legal advice with compassion for her clients."
Family Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She has solid reputation in the legal community for effective, efficient representation."
Family Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Katrina for many years and have had the pleasure of assisting her and her clients on many occasions. She is one of those rare attorneys who possess both passion in representing her clients and compassion for their circumstances. Katrina enjoys a well deserved reputation among fellow lawyers, judges and her clients as an intelligent, professional, and ethical practitioner. She is an extremely capable attorney and I have no hesitation in endorsing her because of her excellent abilities."
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Scottsdale Estate planning Lawyer Katrina Vitale
Katrina Vitale
Estate planning Attorney
Scottsdale, AZ
Licensed for 24 years
Virtual consultation available