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I’m available for speaking engagements for client seminars, community groups and professional organizations.

From an early age, I was told l would be a great lawyer because I had the gift of persuading people in family arguments.

As a “people” person, I was drawn to Trusts & Estates. I achieve personal satisfaction on a daily basis helping people through tough times, facing complex issues and family conflicts.

Caryn B. Keppler, Esq.

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Caryn Keppler has extensive experience in all aspects of estate, gift and charitable planning for foreign and domestic individuals, artists and collectors, conventional and alternative families, as well as business succession and continuity planning.  Her areas of focus also include representing individuals regarding prenuptial, post-nuptial and domestic partnership agreements and assisting families in planning for their disabled children.

Ms. Keppler has represented artists’ foundations, both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of domestic estates and trusts, as well as estates and trusts with contacts to international jurisdictions, and in litigation in the Surrogate’s Courts.  Prior to entering private practice, she was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service. In her spare time, Caryn is an active lindy-hopper who is rediscovering the American Songbook on her piano.

Peer Recognition

Ms. Keppler is selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of  The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates; an honor she also received in 2022 and 2023. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

For a list of Caryn Keppler’s publications or to submit a request for a speaking engagement, please call 518-459-2100 x143 or email, [email protected]

Caryn B. Keppler’s Focus Areas

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law, Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section
  • Member, New York City Bar Association’s Art Law Committee
  • Member, ArtTable
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of New York City
  • Former President, Rockland County Estate Planning Council
  • Former Member, Westchester County Estate Planning Council

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Publications

Jurisdictions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Florida
  • Federal District of New Jersey
  • Middle District of Florida

Education

  • Binghamton University, Bachelor of Arts, 1980
  • Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctor, 1984

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