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                Jason W. Cohen

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                                 Phone: (860) 677-1974
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Jason joined Drew & Mersereau, P.C.  in 2016 after practicing for 11 years with Levy & Droney, P.C. and 3 years with Hinckley Allen.  Jason practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, the handling of probate matters, and elder law.  Jason is focused on helping clients create estate plans that correspond with their goals for the transfer of their assets to family members, other beneficiaries, or charities.  Jason creates estate plans and implements wealth transfer strategies designed to accomplish the client’s goals while minimizing estate, gift and other taxes.  His experience includes preparing multi-generational estate plans through the use of trusts and other techniques. Jason is also well-versed in all aspects of estate and trust administration, including handling the probate process and preparation of estate tax returns and estate and trust income tax returns. He also represents clients in will contests and conservatorship proceedings.  Jason and his wife, Katrina, live in West Hartford with their son and daughter.  Outside of practicing law, Jason enjoys skiing, hiking, tennis, travelling and cooking
 
Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Estate & Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association
  • Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association
  • Estate & Business Planning Council of Hartford,  Director

Community Activities

  • Member, Professional Advisory Committee, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Member, Legal and Tax Panel of the Jewish Community Foundation in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Charitable Planning Advisor, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England
Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate, Trust & Gift Taxation
  • Trust Administration
  • Corporate Law
  • Charitable Giving
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1995

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1995, with honors
  • Bates College, B.A., 1992, with honors