Nina’s passion for trusts and estates law is driven by the client-centric nature of estate planning and the challenge of helping people reach their unique objectives in a tax-efficient manner. She concentrates her practice in estate and tax planning, including charitable giving, special needs planning, probate/estate administration, and the preparation of estate and gift tax returns. Nina strives to empower clients by helping them understand the law.
A large part of Nina’ tax work involves working closely with families to prepare estate tax returns for estates that are valued at more than $ 1million. Her creative and strategic approach to estate taxation brings the best result possible for estate and trust beneficiaries.
Should a case involve the probate courts, Nina thrives on handling the complexity of estate administration in a timely fashion. Sensitive to the experiences related to the loss of a family member, she settles the deceased’s affairs in a way that prevents added stress for the clients.
For her dedication to her profession, Nina was honored as a 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyers “Rising Star.”
Nina is a frequent speaker and author on various trusts and estates topics. She is known for spotting estate planning issues that come up in pop culture such as movies and shows and then writes about them in the Mountain Dearborn blog.