Columbia, MD – Elville and Associates, P.C., is pleased to announce that Verena Meiser has been named a partner at the firm.
Ms. Meiser joined Elville and Associates in 2014 as a senior associate and has been an integral part of the law firm’s estate planning, estate and trust administration, and elder law practices.
“My promotion to partner at Elville and Associates means a lot to me,” said Ms. Meiser. “The firm’s vision and mission reflect all that is important to me as a practicing attorney, and I could not wish for a better team of attorneys and staff to work with. The most exciting part about working at Elville and Associates is the firm’s continuous effort to develop leading-edge programs to meet our clients’ evolving legal needs in a rapidly changing world.”
Ms. Meiser works in close partnership with her clients on the development of their estate plans. She designs management structures for their children’s and grandchildren’s inheritances that provide asset protection and minimize estate and income taxes. Ms. Meiser assists her clients with the implementation of each estate plan, such as the funding of trusts and updates to beneficiary designations. She also advises her clients on ways to preserve harmony among the beneficiaries and avoid litigation during the administration and distribution of the estate.
As part of each estate plan, she guides her clients through the process of making important decisions regarding the appointment of agents and fiduciaries to manage her clients’ financial and health care affairs in the event of their incapacity.
“I am extremely proud that Verena Meiser is affiliated with Elville and Associates, and even more proud to now call her a partner,” noted Elville and Associates’ founder and principal Stephen R. Elville. “Verena’s experience and unique background speak for themselves; but far beyond that, her deep intellect, exceptional kindness and demeanor with clients, tireless work ethic, problem-solving ability, and unwavering belief in the mission and vision of Elville and Associates, represent other tangible and intangible elements she brings to our firm, all of which are invaluable to her colleagues, as well as to her clients.”
Ms. Meiser is also fluent in German and Spanish, and welcomes clients who may feel more comfortable in discussing their estate plans in their primary language.
Elville & Associates engages clients in a multi-step educational process to ensure that estate, special needs and elder law planning works from inception, throughout lifetime, and at administration. Clients are encouraged to take advantage of the Planning Team Concept for leading edge, customized planning. The education of clients and their families through counseling and superior legal-technical knowledge is the practical mission of Elville and Associates.