Bernstein Shur’s Karen Lovell Named Maine State Chair of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Portland, Maine (March 27, 2012)—Bernstein Shur,one of
northern New England’s largest law firms, announced that attorney Karen Lovell has been named the Maine State Chair of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a nonprofit association of lawyers that makes substantial contributions to the field of trusts and estates law through writing, teaching and bar leadership activities.
Lovell was appointed Maine State Chair by the president of the college on March 11. Following a rigorous peer review process, she was elected as a fellow of the college in 2006 by vote of its board of regents.
Specializing in estate planning, trust and estate administration, and probate litigation, Lovell is recognized by Best Lawyers in America and is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Lovell is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received her JD from the University of Maine School of Law. She is a past chair of the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar, served as public administrator for York County , is a fellow of the Maine Bar Foundation, a member of the Board of Trustees of Thornton Academy, a member of the Maine Estate Planning Council, and a corporater of Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution. She resides in Saco.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial firms, Bernstein Shur is a multi-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.