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February 24, 2022

Paula Calimafde, Jeffrey Kolender, and Michelle Chapin Named 2022 Washingtonian Top Financial Advisers for the Third Consecutive Time

Paley Rothman is proud to announce that three of our distinguished attorneys were named 2022 Washingtonian Top Financial Advisers for the 3rd consecutive time amongst approximately 50 Top Estate Attorneys in the DC Metropolitan area.

We are honored to have Jeffrey KolenderPaula Calimafde, and Michelle Chapin in our sophisticated and caring estate planning and estate administration groups.  Both groups are known for their familiarity with cutting edge techniques while providing exceptional service to our clients.

In our top-ranked estate planning group, we provide thoughtful and comprehensive advice when planning for the disposition of assets upon death, naming trusted individuals to make medical and financial decisions in case of disability, minimizing income and estate taxes, and protecting assets for our clients' children and future generations.

Our skilled estate and trust administration attorneys are able to assess the myriad of financial, tax and personal considerations required when administering both simple and complex estates. The Paley Rothman estate and trust administration attorneys and paralegals are known not only for their experience and sophistication, but also for their caring and personal approach to dealing with the issues that arise.


March 21, 2023

Michelle Chapin’s Article on the Use of Arbitration Causes in Trusts is Published by the MSBA’s Estate & Trust Law Section

Michelle Chapin, a Principal in Paley Rothman’s Estate Planning department, authored an article titled "(Un)Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Maryland Trusts" in the MSBA's Estate & Trust Law Section Newsletter Volume 29 Issue 1.

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Sec. Deb Haaland – First Native American in the Cabinet

Sec. Deb Haaland is the first Native American to serve in the President’s cabinet and has been instrumental in bringing attention and action to the horrific incident rate of...

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Resource Center

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys and relevant to our areas of practice.

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