Christina H. Arthurs
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.
Admitted to Practice
- New York
- Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Rising Star (2016-2017)
- Western New York Region of The National Federation for Just Communities, Board of Directors
- Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Board of Directors
Monday, January 15, 2018
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP's Christina H. Arthurs Appointed to National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York Board of Directors
BUFFALO, NY – Christina H. Arthurs, an associate at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York (NFJC).
Monday, August 14, 2017
Twenty-seven Attorneys from Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Recognized by 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today that 27 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Upstate New York Rising Stars lists.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP's Christina H. Arthurs Appointed to Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute Board of Directors
BUFFALO, NY – Christina H. Arthurs, an associate at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP was recently appointed to the board of directors for Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Attorneys from Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Honored on 2016 "Upstate New York Super Lawyers" List
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today that several of its attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers lists are generated by a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition … More »
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
LMWF Attorneys Scott E. Friedman, Amy Habib Rittling and Christina H. Arthurs to Lead Discussion at UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
BUFFALO, NY – Scott E. Friedman, Amy Habib Rittling and Christina H. Arthurs, attorneys at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, will lead a discussion on “Best Practices in Forming a Board for Your Family Business” on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at 77 Goodell St. (Room 208). The event will include breakfast and … More »
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today that several of its attorneys have been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine’s 2015 “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars,” lists. The Magazine’s lists, part of Thomson Reuters, are generated by a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas … More »
Monday, April 14, 2014
Guest column focuses on key changes in New York estate tax
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Exemption on state 'death tax' doubled with more adjustments on the horizon
Thursday, January 3, 2013
What our clients should know about taking the necessary steps to protecting themselves as a result of the fiscal cliff.