In working with estate planning and elder law clients, Attorney Catherine Spain identifies each client’s goals in order to create optimal, customized solutions. Dedicated to meeting client objectives with high-quality documents and legal services, she meets with clients at her office or at their homes or offices as needed.
Born in New Haven and raised in Bethel, Connecticut, Catherine was educated at Yale University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in music cum laude. She received her Juris Doctor and Certificate of Tax Studies from the University of Connecticut Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar, Lead Articles Editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, and Legal Intern with the Tax Law Clinic.
While attending law school, Attorney Spain served as Judicial Intern for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello of the federal United States District Court in Hartford, and as a law clerk at one of Connecticut’s most prominent appellate firms. Following law school, she served as Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Douglas S. Lavine of the Connecticut Appellate Court. She thereafter began her estate planning and elder law practice.
A former teacher and Impartial Hearing Officer for the Connecticut Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, Attorney Spain practices law with an understanding of family dynamics, the disabled, special needs students, and senior citizens.
A member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Estate and Probate and Elder Law Sections, Attorney Spain has represented clients across the state as a court-appointed attorney, and has worked pro bono for the United States Veterans’ Center in West Haven. She is admitted to practice in all Connecticut state and federal courts.
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