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Heather J. Rhoades and Kelley Galica Peck Selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” Honorees by Best Lawyers

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April 30, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that Heather J. Rhoades (Trusts and Estates) and Kelley Galica Peck (Trusts and Estates Litigation), Principals in the Firm’s Private Clients Group in West Hartford, Connecticut, have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” Honorees by Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers, the definitive guide to legal excellence, highlights one attorney in a particular location and practice area who received the highest votes from his or her peers in a given year.

Heather is Partner In Charge of the Firm’s West Hartford office and practices in the areas of estate planning, estate settlement, trust administration and charitable planning.  She is also a member of the Firm's National Charitable Planning Group.

Kelley focuses her practice in the areas of estate and trust planning and probate law. Kelley has significant experience working with individuals and families to plan for the management, protection, and transfer of wealth, including succession planning for owners of closely-held businesses. She handles complex charitable gift planning, estate planning for nontraditional families, planning for protection and preservation of assets, and estate, gift and income tax return preparation and review.  Kelley also represents individual and professional fiduciaries and beneficiaries in probate courts.