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Blair & Potts | Attorneys
Nancy E. Blair - Partner

Contact Information:
Email:
Phone: (203) 327-2333
Fax: (203) 327-1731

Education:
University of California at San Diego; Vassar College, B.A., cum laude, 1976
Boston University, J.D., 1981
Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Bridgeport
LL.M. Program in Taxation, 1988-1990


Practice Areas:
Estate and Trust Administration
Estate Planning
Taxation of Individuals, Trusts and Estates

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Nancy E. Blair was born in Barbourville, Kentucky on May 6, 1953. She graduated from Vassar College in 1976 with honors. Nancy received her law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1981, at which time she joined the law firm of Cummings & Lockwood in Stamford, Connecticut. In 1993, she started the law firm of Blair & Potts, focusing on providing legal services to individuals in the areas of estate planning, estate settlement, trust administration, and taxation of individuals, trusts and estates. Nancy is a frequent writer and lecturer on a variety of estate planning and tax issues and is author of “The Connecticut Probate Deskbook” published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company; “Planning for Disposition of Tax Shelter Investments,” “Estate and Personal Financial Planning,” published by Callaghan and Company; “Connecticut Estate Planning,” “Connecticut Estate Settlement,” “Connecticut Will Drafting,” and “Connecticut Trust Drafting,” published by American Legal Education Foundation. She has appeared as a guest expert on CNBC and other television and radio programs. Nancy has served as an adjunct professor of taxation at the University of Bridgeport School of Law and is a member of the American, Connecticut and Massachusetts Bar Associations. She has been a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel since 1995; a member of the Board of Trustees of the Norwalk , Connecticut Hospital Foundation from 1994 through 2007; and was a member of the Union College of Kentucky Board of Trustees from 1993 through 2002; and a member of the Berea College of Kentucky Board of Trustees since 2003 and is currently acting as Vice Chair of the Board. Nancy is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Connecticut Superlawyers. For more information about these designations, please visit www.superlawyers.com and www.bestlawyers.com.
Achievements:
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over 10 years
Listed in The Best Lawyers in New England
Listed in The Best Lawyers in New York area
Chosen as a Connecticut Superlawyer

Bar Admissions:
State of Connecticut, 1981
State of Massachusetts, 1982

Professional Affiliations:
Connecticut, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations
Fairfield County Bar Association
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Publications:
Author:

Connecticut Probate Deskbook
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company

Chapter 25: Planning for Disposition of Tax Shelter Investments
Estate and Personal Financial Planning, Callaghan and Company

Connecticut Estate Planning
Connecticut Estate Settlement
Connecticut Will Drafting
Connecticut Trust Drafting

American Legal Education Foundation

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