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Jennifer Reale

Associate
jennifer@ctseniorlaw.com
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Phone: (860) 259-1575

237 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, Connecticut 06089

Jennifer, a litigation attorney, appreciates that a day in court can be an intimidating and stressful experience for you. That’s why she makes it a point to take you by the hand and guide you through the process with an understanding and gentle manner. Jennifer’s relationship with her clients goes beyond just straight legal representation – she also keeps in mind your emotional and privacy concerns.

What She Does
  • Defends and prosecutes fiduciary/trustee litigation, including accountings and removals

  • Defends and prosecutes Will contests, trust and Will construction proceedings, and other Probate and Superior court litigation

  • Investigates and challenges fiduciary accountings and mismanagement at both the Probate and Superior court level (powers of attorney, trustees, and conservators); also defends accountings

  • Defends and prosecutes involuntary conservatorships

  • Litigates statutory theft and conversion claims for elder financial exploitation

  • Defends against nursing facility collection actions against powers of attorneys, conservators, and responsible parties

  • Litigates Medicaid fair hearings, and state and federal court Medicaid appeals

Before joining us, Jennifer worked at a firm where she took and defended depositions, researched, drafted and argued motions and prepared cases for trial (including first chair trial experience).

On the personal side, Jennifer was born in Hungary, moved to Texas, and we are grateful she ended up here in New England. Jennifer’s Hungarian roots run deep and she speaks the language fluently. Outside the office and court room, she is an avid traveler, delights in culinary adventure and enjoys life with her husband, two huskies and a pug.

Other Impressive Things
  • Graduated law school in 2015, summa cum laude, from Texas Tech University School of Law

  • Served as the articles editor for the Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal

  • Member of the Order of Coiff, Board of Barristers (was a member in Law school) , and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

  • Member, CBA Elder Law Section

Client Reviews
★★★★★
“I cannot find the words to thank all of you properly for your hard work and perseverance. It is a great relief to have gotten a just and proper ruling from the court. All of you have shown great professionalism and concern for the issues I brought before you.” J.G., Greensboro, GA
★★★★★
“All dealings have been excellent. Very professional organization. Great explanations of our options related to preparing a will. Clear, concise, great guidance and not trying to "sell us" on something we do not need. Administrative folks were super. All of our related paperwork was clearly tagged with what we needed to provide/sign/read /etc. Made things easy. Nice work.” L.G., Berlin, CT
★★★★★
“We loved working with your firm and really trust the advice. You have a well-deserved reputation and it was nice to check off a number of things that had been on our To-Do list. Although it's hard to make the time to take care of some of these matters, it is a great relief when you do so. I would definitely recommend your firm to anyone in need of the services that you provide.” L.M., Simsbury, CT
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