RICHARD S. FRANKLIN
Member

Richard focuses on estate planning, trusts and estate administration. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Florida Bars, is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is Group Vice-Chair of the ABA RPTE Section’s Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group and is a member of ACTEC's Transfer Tax Study Committee. 

Richard is also a popular speaker for professional groups on the cutting edge issues of estate planning. Click here to learn more about his presentation topics and availability.  Click here to see Richard's future speaking engagements.

 

GEORGE D. KARIBJANIAN
Member

George D. Karibjanian is a member of Franklin, Karibjanian & Law and practices in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Boca Raton offices.  George is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts & Estates and is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

George practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning and probate and trust administration, and has also represented numerous clients with respect to nuptial agreements.  

 

LESTER B. LAW
member

Lester B. Law focuses on estate and trust planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, beneficiary and fiduciary administration and income tax matters.  Lester spent the early part of his career practicing law as a trusts and estates attorney.  He then switched to an advisory role working predominately with ultra-high net worth clients in two national trust companies. 

He has worked with many entrepreneurs and their families advising them on business succession planning, including dealing not only with the transactional and tax matters, but also with family dynamics and other related issues.  With that experience, combined with his background as a certified public accountant, he brings his unique experience in understanding both the income tax, transfer tax and the family dynamic side of planning.

 

MICHELLE L. EVANS
Associate

Michelle assists clients with creating estate plans to achieve their personal and financial goals, including drafting Last Wills and Testaments, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Durable General Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives.  She also advises fiduciaries with respect to estate and trust administration.