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Kristen L. Behrens

Partner, Dilworth Paxson

Kristen Behrens is an experienced and accomplished trusts and estates attorney. Her practice involves all aspects of trust and estate planning and administration.

Kristen focuses on Special Needs Trusts, Post-Litigation Planning, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Guardianships and Orphans’ Court Matters. Her practice also includes planning for family members with disabilities. Kristen routinely represents banks and corporate fiduciaries on the fiduciary aspects of trust administration and is a recognized authority on the laws governing special needs trusts and court supervised trusts. She also represents individuals and families, assisting them in navigating these complexities.

Kristen has worked on numerous large-scale mass tort settlements, as well as many high profile cases in her career.

Kristen has been a speaker at seminars for the Fiduciary Education Foundation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers, Special Needs Alliance, NAELA, New Jersey Association of Justice, ICLE and the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

Kristen received her J.D. from the Kline School of Law in 2009. She received her B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from University of Mary Washington in 2005.