Jane Wolk

Of Counsel

Background

Jane F. Wolk is Of Counsel in the Firm's Trusts & Estates and Elder Law practice. Her practice includes all aspects of probate and trust administration, estate and gift tax planning, and the representation of executors, trustees and beneficiaries. She is licensed by the state bars of both New York and New Jersey.

A graduate of Stanford Law School, Jane worked for many years with some of the top practitioners in the field of trust and estate law, including Schulte, Roth & Zabel, DLA Piper and J.P. Morgan. Following her years in the world of “Big Law,” Jane transferred her experience and expertise to a smaller, more personal setting, founding The Law Offices of Jane F. Wolk, LLC in 2010. After more than a decade in solo practice, Jane joined Pashman Stein Walder Hayden in 2021, where she continues to provide clients with individualized guidance on estate and trust matters.

Jane is a frequent lecturer on estate planning, and has a special interest in the issues faced by women, by non-traditional families and by members of the LGBT community. She was appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey to serve as Vice-Chair on the Fee Arbitration Panel for District V-B, and has been recognized by her peers for her outstanding commitment to pro bono work.

Bar/Court Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • B.A., University of Tennessee, summa cum laude 1987, Phi Beta Kappa.
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1991