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Kelsie’s practice includes advising and representing estate and trust fiduciaries in moderate to complex probate, estate and trust administration matters. She advises individual clients and families on estate planning and business succession planning, and regularly prepares wills, trusts, and other estate planning and business documents. Complimentary to her Trusts & Estates practice, Kelsie has experience representing clients before Connecticut Probate and Superior Courts, and has successfully represented clients in a multitude of complex civil and other contested matters, including will contests, breach of fiduciary duty, summary process, partition, foreclosure, breach of contract, corporate dissolution, business and employment disputes, and wrongful death.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2019-Present)
  • Law Offices of James M. Rubino
    • Associate (2016-2019)
  • Messier, Massad & Burdick, LLC
    • Associate (2014-2016)
    • Law Clerk (2012-2014)

Certifications

  • First American Title Insurance Company - License Settlement Agent, Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut

News & Insight

Publication

Extension of April 15th Tax Payment and Filing Deadline in Response to COVID-19

March 26, 2020

On March 21, 2020, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the Federal income tax filing and payment due date will be automatically extended until July 15, 2020.Any individual, trust, estate, corporation, or unincorporated…

Publication

New Retirement Benefit Rules Under the SECURE Act

February 21, 2020

What is the SECURE Act?The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was enacted on December 20, 2019 as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020, with most provisions effective January 1, 2020. Qualified Plan parti…

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Welcomes Kelsie C. Leon, Trusts & Estates Attorney

February 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Kelsie C. Leon as an associate in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Group. Kelsie joins Hinckley Allen’s Hartford, CT office from the Law Offices of James M. Rubino.Kelsie’s practice focuses on Trusts & Estates,…