Learn how to make sure your kids are taken care of no matter what, how to protect your children's inheritance from bankruptcy, lawsuits, and divorce, and how to ensure your assets go to your heirs and not the government or lawyers.
Attorney Laura Cowan’s estate planning practice focuses on helping families enhance their lives today and secure their futures tomorrow. She excels in guiding her clients through the often-confusing maze of financial and legal decisions to create plans that ensure the well-being of their families and the accomplishment of cherished family goals. Her considerable legal expertise includes family protection, wealth preservation, and values-based planning, as well as planning strategies for unmarried couples and divorced individuals.
Whether you are married or single, with a traditional family or blended one, just starting out or looking back on a life well-lived, Laura will help you craft a plan that achieves your goals for your loved ones today and in the years to follow.
Laura is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. As a first-year law student, Laura won the prestigious Best Oralist Award. She was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Law & Inequality and a recipient of the L. Charles and Lillian Gay Endowment Fund Scholarship. Laura was President and Founding Member of the Business Law Association. Laura also interned for The Honorable Joan N. Ericksen, District Judge, District of Minnesota during her second year of law school. Laura is licensed to practice law in both Minnesota and New York.
Prior to opening her own practice, Laura was an associate attorney at an estate planning firm where she represented high-net-worth families. A former CPA with experience at both Ernst & Young and Goldman Sachs, Laura is uniquely qualified to guide her clients through the financial aspects of estate planning.
A frequent speaker at parents’ groups, churches, and businesses in the New York City area, Laura enjoys educating her community. Laura has chosen Trusts and Estates as her sole area of practice because she wants to focus entirely on helping families create a happy and secure future.