Cole Schotz P.C.

 

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				Lori

Lori I. Wolf

Memberloriwolf@coleschotz.com
New Jersey Office
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
T: 201-525-6291 / C: 973-460-0269 / F: 201-678-6291
Legal Practice Assistant: Chris Pomante
T: 201-489-3000 ext. 5085
cpomante@coleschotz.com

OVERVIEW

As a member of the firm’s Tax, Trust and Estates Department, Lori counsels individuals, families and business owners in all aspects of Tax, Trust and Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning. She has particular emphasis on wills, trusts and sophisticated tax planning techniques along with corporate planning involving closely held businesses. Her professional focus includes planning for families which have children with special needs and elder care planning. She has lectured and written on topics including trusts and estates, special needs planning, acts of preservation and elder care planning, and planning for a family member with addiction issues.

Consistently awarded high marks for the quality of her legal work and practical advice, Lori has garnered professional accolades from Martindale Hubbell, New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Estate Planning, Trust and Estates, and Best Lawyers in America in Trust and Estates. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.

She is an active member of the Women President’s Organization.

Lori earned a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and a Masters in Tax Law (L.L.M.) from New York University School of Law.



Education

New York University School of Law, LL.M in Taxation, 1997Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1994Washington University, A.B., 1991

Bar & Court Admissions

New Jersey, 1994U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1994New York, 1997

NEWS

News

Congratulations to Wendy Berger, J. Kate Stickles and Lori Wolf

As published in: Best Lawyers Business Edition 2019: Women in the Law Summer 2019

Congratulations to Wendy Berger, J. Kate Stickles, Ilana Volkov, and Lori Wolf

As published in: Best Lawyers Business Edition 2017: Women in the Law Spring 2017

Best Lawyers® Recognizes Thirty-Six Cole Schotz Attorneys

As published in: Best Lawyers August 18, 2014

EVENTS

Recent Events

2018 Bergen County Transition Fair
Attorney Speaking: Lori I. WolfMarch 20, 2018
Guardianships and Estate Planning for Families of Children with Special Needs, Presentation at the Fair Lawn Association for Special Education
Attorney Speaking: Lori I. WolfApril 15, 2015
Planning for the Entire Family, Epic School, Paramus, NJ
Attorney Speaking: Lori I. WolfNovember 6, 2014
Issues to Consider when Divorce Mediation Involves Children with Special Needs
Attorney Speaking: Lori I. WolfMay 9, 2014
Extensive speaking on a range of topics from estate planning to special needs planning at various study groups, schools and support groups
Attorney Speaking: Lori I. WolfApril 03, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

Publications

New York Special Needs Act Becomes Law

New Jersey Special Needs Law October 4, 2017

Lori I. Wolf
Divorce and the Special Needs Child

New Jersey Law Journal June 13, 2011

Mary W. Browning and Lori I. Wolf
The Life Insurance Checkup

New Jersey Law Journal August 16, 2010

Samuel Weiner and Lori I. Wolf
Simple Goals in a Complex World

The Hedge Fund Law Report March 18, 2010

Steven D. Leipzig, Steven M. Saraisky and Lori I. Wolf
Estate Planning in a Bear Market

Cole Schotz Docket Summer 2008

Samuel Weiner and Lori I. Wolf
Special Needs Children and Estate Planning

Garden State Woman Spring 2008

Lori I. Wolf
Guiding Wealth Through the Generations

New Jersey Law Journal February 11, 2008

Steven D. Leipzig and Lori I. Wolf
Purchasing Commercial Real Estate Through an LLC

New Jersey Law Journal A hub and spoke structure removes a significant value from the owner's estate February 5, 2007

Samuel Weiner, Geoffrey Weinstein and Lori I. Wolf
Stockholders and Operating Agreements

New Jersey Law Journal A successful business should develop and maintain a succession plan March 14, 2005

Samuel Weiner and Lori I. Wolf
The Importance of Estate Planning

Exceptional Parent Magazine November 2004

Steven D. Leipzig and Lori I. Wolf
Qualifying for Medicaid in New Jersey Can Be More Difficult Than Qualifying in Other States

Elder Law Perspectives

New Jersey Medicaid Qualification

Elder Law Perspectives

Government Benefits for Special Needs Individuals

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

The Magic Age

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Five Mistakes Commonly Made By Families of Special Needs Children

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

When Flexibility Matters in Special Needs Trusts

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Letters of Intent

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Allocation of Assets to a Special Needs Trust

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Life Insurance is Critical for Special Needs Planning

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Selection of Trustees for a Special Needs Trust

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

The Economy May Affect Your Special Needs Planning

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

Have You Checked Your Estate Planning Lately?

New Jersey Law for Special Needs Children

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