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Alan S. Parker

Member
Hartford Office
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT 06103-3702
p 860.541.3318
f 860.424.4370
Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York
Education
  • New York University, LL.M. in taxation, 1988
  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., cum laude;  articles editor, University of Toledo Law Review, 1979
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1976 

Alan S. Parker is chair of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department. He practices in the areas of estate planning and trust and estate administration. He counsels individuals and institutional fiduciaries concerning their role as executor, trustee and conservator.

Alan also is engaged in counseling individuals and nonprofit organizations on activities relating to tax exempt issues, including private foundations and community foundations. He has conducted seminars on estate planning and nonprofit organization issues.

Representative Experience

  • Preparation of wills and trust agreements designed to minimize estate and generation-skipping taxes
  • Preparation of various forms of charitable trusts designed to obtain current income tax and subsequent estate tax benefits
  • Preparation of durable powers of attorney and health care directives
  • Supervision of the probate and tax administration of Connecticut domiciliary and ancillary decedents’ estates
  • Incorporation and administration of nonprofit organizations including obtaining tax-exempt determinations from the IRS and advising on regulatory and tax issues
  • Representation of individual, institutional fiduciaries and nonprofit organizations (including universities) before the Connecticut probate courts
  • Merger and reorganization of nonprofit organizations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Taxation Section; Estates and Probate Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Greater Hartford Probate Forum 
  • Hartford Tax Group

Community Involvement

  • Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford - Life Member, Board of Trustees, Past President
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford - Community Trustee
  • Commission on Jewish Education and Leadership, Greater Hartford - Chair, La'atid Leadership Initiative
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford - Legal and Tax Panel
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford - Long Range Strategic Planning Joint Committee Member

Honors & Awards