Christina H. Arthurs
Associate

Offices:

Buffalo Office — 716.853.5100 x378
carthurs@lippes.com
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Bio:

Ms. Arthurs concentrates her practice on trust and estate planning and administration in both New York and Florida.  She assists individuals, families and business owners with developing tailored estate plans that not only fit their current personal and financial needs, but also provide long-term strategies for transferring family wealth to future generations.  She creates personalized plans for clients and their families at various stages of life, whether it be drafting wills, health care proxies, powers of attorney and trust documents for young families, counseling high net worth individuals on estate and gift tax savings techniques, or guiding clients through probate, trust and estate administration.

Ms. Arthurs also works closely with clients and their financial advisors, accountants and insurance agents to successfully coordinate, implement and administer their estate plans.

Additionally, Ms. Arthurs represents fiduciaries and individuals in matters ranging from trust reformation to contested accounting proceedings. In addition to trust and estate administration and litigation, Ms. Arthurs focuses on guardianship and adoption matters  in Surrogate’s Court and is a certified Guardian ad Litem. 

While attending law school, Ms. Arthurs served as a law clerk to Hon. Barbara Howe in the Erie County Surrogate’s Court. 

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Arthurs worked as an environmental engineer and project manager in New York City. 

Education

SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D.
Cornell University, B.S. 

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Florida
Honors & Awards

  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Rising Star (2016-2017)
 
Community Involvement

  • Western New York Region of The National Federation for Just Communities, Board of Directors
  • Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Board of Directors

 

 

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