Lena Clark

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Frederick, MD

Law Office of Lena Clark, LLC
 | 129 W Patrick St, #11
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301-696-0567
Fax: 215-318-5476
Selected To Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (70%),
  • Elder Law (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Lena Clark is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Lena Clark, LLC, in Frederick, Maryland. A nationally ranked and award-winning attorney with more than eight years of total legal experience, Ms. Clark provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Frederick County and the surrounding areas of the Washington, D.C., metro region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·        Estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance medical directives

    ·        Estate and trust administration and probate

    ·        Elder law

    ·        Guardianships

    ·        Special needs planning

    ·        Asset protection planning

    ·        Estate, inheritance and gift tax preparation and tax minimization

    Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Clark has achieved considerable success helping her clients make the best-informed decisions regarding their final wishes, and she has assisted numerous clients with creating lasting legacies for their heirs and loved ones.

    A compassionate and personable lawyer, she works closely with all she serves to help them achieve their goals and the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many in her community with some of the most important but difficult decisions they will ever have to make.

    Honored for her impeccable professionalism and superior client service, Ms. Clark has earned a Top 40 Under 40 designation from the National Advocates as well as many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has received the Gold Client Champion Award from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo as well as the site's Clients' Choice Award for Estate Planning.

    A 2005 graduate of George Mason University, Ms. Clark obtained her Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law in 2011. She is licensed to practice in Maryland and Virginia as well as the District of Columbia.

    A leader in her field and legal community, Ms. Clark has several publications to her credit, and she has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. She also serves on the board of directors of the Frederick Estate Planning Council, and she is a Leadership Academy fellow with the Maryland State Bar Association. She also a member of many other local, state and national legal organizations, and she serves on various committees in those organizations.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 30%Elder Law
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Rising Stars: 2021

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    About Lena Clark

    Admitted: 2012, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: http://lenaclarklegal.com/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected to Super Lawyers, SuperLawyers.com, 2021
    • Leadership Academy Fellow, Maryland State Bar Association, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Virginia Supreme Court admission, 2012
    • District of Columbia Court of Appeals admission, 2013
    • Maryland Court of Appeals admission, 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Leadership Frederick County, Class of 2020
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    • Judicial Nominations Committee, Maryland State Bar Association (2016 - current), 2020
    • West Patrick Square Association, Board of Directors (2016- current), 2020
    • Frederick Estate Planning Council, member, Board of Directors (2016 - current), 2020
    • Frederick County Bar Association (2014 - current), 2020
    • Maryland State Bar Association (2012 - current), 2020
    • District of Columbia Bar Association (2013 - current), 2020
    • Virginia State Bar Association (2012 - current), 2020
    • Special Committee on Appointments, Maryland State Bar Association (2016 - 2017), 2017
    • Section Council for Frederick County, Young Lawyers Section, Maryland State Bar Association (2015 - 2017), 2017

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Vice-President and Treasurer at West Patrick Square Association (2016 - current), 2020
    • Law Day organizer for Frederick County for Elder Law Section of Maryland State Bar Association (2016 to 2019), 2019
    • Mrs. Clark is on a Planned Gifts Committee for Frederick Memorial Hospital., 2020
    • Pro Bono Day Volunteer at Frederick Community College (2015 - 2018), 2018
    • Frederick County Law Day Volunteer, 2015
    • Wills for Heroes presenter to attorneys and volunteer, Frederick County, 2015

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Virumaa, Estonia, B.A.
    • B.S. in Administration of Justice, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 2005
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    Office Location for Lena Clark

    129 W Patrick St
    #11
    Frederick, MD 21701

    Phone: 301-696-0567

    Fax: 215-318-5476

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    Last Updated: 10/6/2020

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