Cristine Evans LoVetro

Cristine Evans LoVetro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Frederick, MD

Law Office of Cristine Evans LoVetro, LLC
 | 100 West Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301-620-8585
Fax: 301-620-1881
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Cristine Evans LoVetro graduated from Hood College in 1991 and the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2003.  She worked in the mental health field, for the Legal Aid Bureau, as an associate attorney for a private firm, and as a Law Clerk for a Circuit Court Judge before forming her own thriving practice in 2007. Cristine's practice is concentrated on Elder Law, Guardianships, Estate Planning and Estate Administration.  She is the President of the Bar Association for Frederick County, the Chairperson for the Frederick County Adult Public Guardianship Review Board, and the Co-Chairperson of Hospice of Frederick County's Planned Gifts Committee. Cristine is a compassionate and conscientious attorney who assists clients as they face current life challenges and develop successful plans for the future.

    About Cristine LoVetro

    Admitted: 2003, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: http://www.lovetrolawoffice.com/

    Honors/Awards:

    • I received this award from the Bar Association of Frederick County for participating in and organizing pro bono activities.  , Gordon Cooley Award for Pro Bono Service, Bar Association of Frederick County, 2015

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mock Trial Judge for High School Competition  , 2021
    • Pro Bono Committee of Frederick County, Co-Chairperson, 2019
    • Chairperson for Adult Public Guardian Review Board, 2021
    • President of Bar Association for Frederick County, 2021
    • President Elect of the Bar Association for Frederick County, 2020
    • Treasurer for the Frederick County Bar Association, 2019
    • Attorney Instructor Civics and Law Academy, 2013 & 2014
    • Secretary for the Bar Association of Frederick County, 2018
    • Frederick County Law Day Coordinator for Elder Law Section of MSBA, 2012-2016
    • Assistant Secretary for the Bar Association of Frederick County, 2017
    • Assistant Treasurer for the Bar Association of Frederick County, 2016

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Salvation Army, Thanksgiving Dinner Server, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
    • Gleaning at First Fruits Farm - picking vegetables for homeless shelter, 2020
    • Frederick County Pro Bono Committee, Will/POA Event Organizer, 2019
    • Salvation Army Fishing Trip, 2013, 2014, and 2015
    • Legal Aid Bureau Pro Bono Clinic Participant, 2013 - 2019
    • Law Day (Advance Directives) volunteer 2017, 2018 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Served on a panel for discussion about end-of-life decision-making., Panel Member, Care & Compassion: Introduction to the Stockman Cancer Institute, Hood College Students/community Participants, 2019
    • Presentation to the Family & Juvenile Law Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association on issues involving Elder Law and Estate Planning., Presenter, Hot Tips in Family Law - Elder Law and Estate Planning, Maryland State Bar Association, 2020
    • Presentation to participants about Estate Planning and End-of-Life decisions., Presenter, Take Control of Your End-of-Life Decisions, Hospice Of Frederick County, 2019
    • Working with the Advance Care Planning Committee at Frederick Memorial Hospital, I led a discussion about end-of-life planning., Presenter, Ask the Expert: Managing Life's Transitions, Frederick Memorial Hospital, 2017
    • I discussed estate planning matters with Hospice volunteers and staff, Presenter, Medical Advance Directives, Hospice Of Frederick County, 2016
    • I spoke with a group of seniors about estate planning and probate matters , Presenter, Probate and Estate Planning, Frederick County Senior Center, 2016
    • Presented on the topic of legal matters for terminally ill patients., MOLST and Advance Directives, District 8, Maryland Nurses Association, 2016
    • Presented at the Life Planning Fair for the Hood College faculty and staff, Final Decision-Making, 2015
    • Presentation for Hospice of Frederick County, Medical Advance Directives, 2015
    • Presentation about estate planning matters., Estate Planning for Senior Citizens, Thurmont Senior Center, 2015
    • Presentation about estate planning issues., Estate Planning, Buckingham's Choice, 2015
    • Presented on estate planning issues in LGBTQ relationships., Estate Planning for LGBTQ individuals, The Frederick Center, 2014

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    Educational Background:

    • Graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law, 2003
    • Graduated from Hood College with a BA in Law & Society and a minor in Gerontology, 1991

    Industry Groups

    • Bar Association for Frederick County Executive Committee
    • Elder Law Section Of The MSBA
    • Frederick County Adult Public Guardianship Review Board
    • Frederick County Pro Bono Committee
    • Planned Giving Committee For Hospice Of Frederick County
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    Office Location for Cristine Evans LoVetro

    100 West Church Street
    Frederick, MD 21701

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    Last Updated: 2/26/2021

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