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Higgs Fletcher & Mack Adds Associate Julie Dewberry

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Higgs Fletcher & Mack Adds Associate Julie Dewberry

SAN DIEGO – August 16, 2018 – Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM), a San Diego-based, full-service law firm, announced the addition of Julie Dewberry as an associate in Trusts and Estates practice group.

Dewberry is an estate planning and tax attorney who advises families, entrepreneurs, and executives on the tax-efficient accumulation, preservation, and transfer of assets. She works to understand her clients’ values, concerns, and long-term goals, which enables her to design estate plans to achieve those goals. Dewberry regularly prepares estate plans for clients who want to ensure their children are cared for, as well as clients who need sophisticated wealth transfer tax planning. In addition, she assists clients with estate administration matters and prepares estate tax returns.

“Julie’s experience with trusts, estates, estate planning and tax law will provide specialized services to meet the unique needs of our clients,” said Steve Cologne, HFM Managing Partner. “She is an experienced attorney that can expertly guide clients through the sometimes complicated administration of an estate or trust.”

Dewberry understands the unique challenges family businesses face, legal and otherwise. Dewberry is proficient with choice of entity issues and has experience in the design, operation, and succession of limited partnerships and limited liability companies.

Dewberry hails from Virginia with strong roots in Washington D.C. and Florida. She has been fortunate to work with lawyers and other professionals across the United States and keeps an extensive network of contacts for the benefit of her clients.

Dewberry is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Section, the North County Estate Planning Council and Korean American Bar Association of San Diego. She also participates in The Prison Yoga Project. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the College of William and Mary and received her Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law with a Tax Law Concentration.