Diane K. Roskies is an estates and trusts attorney in Offit Kurman’s New York Office and works closely with clients to help them navigate changes to estate and tax laws. Ms. Roskies has served as a lawyer in this capacity for various organizations, including law firms, a national bank, an investment house, family offices, and an accounting firm.
Ms. Roskies also advises on international estate planning strategies through the creation of trusts and other investment structures. Additionally, Diane helps administer estates for non-U.S. citizens to transfer real property and assets in the U.S. upon their demise.
Before attending law school, Ms. Roskies completed a doctorate at Harvard University in educational psychology, which has proven to be complementary to her legal practice. Diane often counsels clients who are planning for their future or dealing with the loss of a relative.
Ms. Roskies has been invited to speak on the topic of Trusts and Estates on behalf of private clients and bar associations.
Represented a trustee who was criticized by two beneficiaries of the trust for the decline the trust’s value. Following hundreds of pages of court pleadings and four court appearances, the New York Judge dismissed all of the objections of the trust beneficiaries and ruled in favor of the trustee. The decision was published in the New York Law Journal on July 29, 2019.