Jill Lebowitz, a member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected Vice Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section.
The NJSBA serves, protects, fosters, and promotes the personal and professional interests of its members. It serves as the voice of New Jersey attorneys to other organizations, governmental entities, and the public with regard to the law, legal profession, and legal system; and promotes access to the justice system and fairness in its administration. The organization fosters professionalism and pride in the profession, as well as within NJSBA. It provides educational opportunities to New Jersey attorneys to enhance the quality of legal services and the practice of law and to the New Jersey public to enhance awareness of the legal profession and legal system. The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section addresses developments in real property, and trust and estate law, including the creation and administration of estates, wills and trusts.
Lebowitz devotes her practice to estate planning, trusts and estates administration, and counseling tax-exempt organizations. She is experienced in drafting estate planning instruments and counseling individuals and families regarding estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues, philanthropic planning, and the development of both simple and complex estate plans. In addition, she handles all aspects of trust and estate administration, as well as fiduciary litigation. Lebowitz is Vice President of the Greater Middlesex/Somerset Estate Planning Council and a member of the Newark Museum Business and Community Council. She earned her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law—Newark, and her B.A. from New York University.