Katherine E. Ingrassia
Areas of Practice // Trusts and Estates
Katherine E. Ingrassia specializes in counseling individuals and families on estate planning and wealth transfer matters with a focus on tax savings and asset protection. Her practice is in the area of Trusts & Estates, including wills, trusts, gift and estate tax, estate administration and probate.
She has extensive experience in the drafting of estate planning documents, such as wills, revocable trusts, insurance trusts, durable powers of attorney, and advance medical directives, for clients whose needs range from simple to highly sophisticated. Kate’s practice also includes guardianship and conservatorship matters for incapacitated adults and asset protection plans for the elderly and the disabled, such as Special Needs Trusts.
Kate is also a frequent speaker on many topics relating to tax and estate planning. Over the past few years, Kate has spoken at several events, including seminars given at the ARC of Warren County and Abilities of Northwest New Jersey. She also serves as a Board Member of the Planned Giving Committee for the Hackettstown Regional Medical Center Foundation.
Prior to becoming a partner at Lavery, Selvaggi, Abromitis & Cohen, Kate served as “Of Counsel” to the law firm of Courter, Kobert & Cohen, P.A. in Hackettstown, NJ. She was previously associated with the law firm of Vizzoni & Costello, LLC in Bridgewater, NJ, and prior to that, with Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP in Morristown, NJ. Before entering private practice, Kate served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Wilfred P. Diana, Presiding Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, in the Somerset Vicinage.
Kate received her law degree from New York University School of Law, where she was an Associate Editor of the Review of Law and Social Change Law Journal. She received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Kenyon College.
Kate is admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey, New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She lives in Long Valley with her husband and three young children and is a frequent volunteer at her children’s schools and for their sport teams.
Kate is also a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section.
1001 Route 517
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Phone: (908) 852-2600
Fax: (908) 852-8225
23 Cattano Ave at Chancery Square
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 285-1281
Fax: (908) 852-8225