Joel A. Levin

Joel Levin has lectured and written extensively on various estate planning topics. Mr. Levin has practiced for more than 25 years exclusively in the areas of primary concern to individual clients – wills, trusts, personal income taxes, gift, estate and generation-skipping taxes, closely held businesses, charitable dispositions and foundations and matrimonial and family law. He has worked closely with families at times of transition, including advice with respect to transfers of assets between generations, between individuals and charities, shifts in the control of family businesses and the administration of estates and trusts. He has drafted countless wills and trust agreements, including trusts for children with special needs, for grandchildren, for life insurance, for tax advantages and for charitable purposes. He also focuses on pre-nuptial and post-nuptial planning, separation agreements and divorce.

Mr. Levin acts as legal counsel to a number of charitable organizations, both formally and on a voluntary basis. He also has served as trustee of various community and charitable organizations.

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Areas of Practice 1) Private Client, 2) Non Profit Organizations and 3) Tax Exempt and Charitable Planning
Law School New York University School of Law, J.D., 1977
Education State University of New York-Stony Brook, B.A., 1974
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bryan Cave LLP
Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

Christina Mesires Fournaris is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Personal Law Practice. Since joining Morgan Lewis in 1991, Ms. Fournaris has been committed to counseling clients on all aspects of estate, tax, and generational wealth planning.

Ellen J. Deringer
Ellen J. Deringer

Ellen J. Deringer is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Ms. Deringer earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2000 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1995.

Francis J. Mirabello
Francis J. Mirabello

Francis J. Mirabello is a partner in and manager of Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Mr. Mirabello is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, California, and Florida.