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Barry D. Horowitz

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Glastonbury, CT

Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, P.C.
200 Glastonbury Boulevard, Suite 202
Glastonbury, CT 06033-4418
Phone: 860-548-1000
Fax: 860-761-1070
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law, Tax: Consumer
Attorney Profile

An accomplished estate planning attorney, Barry D. Horowitz is the founding partner and president at the law firm of Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, P.C. He has been helping clients preserve and protect their assets in Glastonbury, Westport and throughout Connecticut for over 35 years. The following are some of the services he provides:

  • Estate planning
  • Probate and trust administration
  • LGBTQ estate planning
  • Elder law
  • Medicaid and nursing home planning
  • Guardianship and conservatorship
  • Living wills, trusts and powers of attorney
  • Charitable gifting, taxes and pet planning

After completing his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and music from Bennington College, Mr. Horowitz obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1985. While there, he won the American Jurisprudence Award and the Nathan Burkan Award for his academic excellence. He also holds a post-doctorate degree in taxation from New York University School of Law.

In honor of his professionalism and outstanding client service, Mr. Horowitz was listed among Trademark Who's Who for excellence in estate planning and wealth management, and was named as a Five Star Professional Advisor by the Connecticut Magazine.

Many legal organizations have had the honor of counting Mr. Horowitz among their memberships. He is a member of the Hartford County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association's estate planning and probate section, and the professional ethics committee. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.

An active contributor to those in his community, Mr. Horowitz provides pro bono services to underprivileged and low-income individuals. He was a part of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Law Works for People Program in 2003, and he was named to the Connecticut Bar Association Pro Bono Honor Roll. He also volunteered his time with Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) and HART – Hartford Areas Rally Together.

An inspiring speaker, Mr. Horowitz is frequently requested by several organizations to present on topics related to his field. He is the author of “Guiding Those Left Behind in Connecticut” and “Estate Planning for What Matters Most: Pass on Your Wisdom and Priceless Moments.”

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 30%Elder Law
  • 20%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Barry D. Horowitz

First Admitted: 1985, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://preserveyourestate.net/blog/profiles/barry-horowitz-...

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Hartford Area’s Rally Together
  • Connecticut Bar Association’s Pro Bono Honor Roll, Member
  • Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWELF)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Guiding Those Left Behind in Connecticut
  • Estate Planning for What Matters Most: Pass on Your Wisdom and Priceless Moments

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member

Honors/Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Ethics, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Fellow, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • National Achievement Award, New York University School of Law
  • Nathan Burkan Award, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Excellence in Estate Planning Law / Wealth Management, Trademark Who's Who, 2015
  • Master Council, Prudential Financial, 2006
  • 5 Star Professional Advisor, Connecticut Magazine, 2012
  • Law Works for People Program, Connecticut Bar Association, 2003
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, Connecticut Bar Association, 2012

Educational Background

  • Loomis Chaffee School
  • United States District Court
  • State of Connecticut
  • New York University School of Law, Post Doctorate Law Degree in Taxation
  • Bennington College, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Music

Comments

  • “Barry is a super lawyer by any criteria, but I have been especially impressed with his command of the tax code and ability to think strategically on behalf of his clients. Over the years he has helped thousands of families to reach their goals in the area of estate planning.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Barry D. Horowitz

200 Glastonbury Boulevard
Suite 202
Glastonbury, CT 06033-4418

Phone: 860-548-1000

Fax: 860-761-1070

Last Updated: 5/17/2022

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