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Brittany E. Miano

Associate

Overview

Brittany Miano practices in the area of tax and estate planning. In particular, she focuses on the administration of estates and trusts, counseling fiduciaries in their role as executor, administrator or trustee. Brittany has extensive experience assisting clients in post-mortem tax planning, managing estate/trust assets and guiding clients through both federal and state tax filing requirements, including estate and inheritance tax audits. 

Prior to joining Connell Foley, Brittany worked at a mid-size New Jersey firm practicing in estate administration and litigation. She served as a judicial law clerk during the 2006-2007 term to the Honorable Lawrence D. Smith (Ret.) in the Law Division and the Honorable Peter E. Doyne and the Honorable Robert P. Contillo in the Chancery Division. During law school, Brittany interned with the Office of the New York State Attorney General for the Charities Bureau, assisting in the review of estate and trust matters filed with the Attorney General.

Brittany is active in her local community of Wyckoff, New Jersey and volunteers with a variety of non-profit organizations.  She is a founding member and currently serves as legal counsel to Women for Progress, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)4 entity.

Activities

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Note and Comment Editor, Albany Law Review (2005-2006)
  • Member, Justinian Society (Honorary Scholarship Society, Albany Law School)
  • Member, Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity

Education

Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., cum laude, 2006; Note and Comment Editor, Albany Law Review.)

Michigan State University (B.A., Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, 2003)

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