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Attorney Quirk is a graduate of Western New England University, School of Law with law school achievements including Best Oral Advocate and Commencement Speaker. During law school, she participated in the Jessup Moot Court Competition, BLSA International Negotiations Team, and the Small Business Clinic.
Upon graduation, she worked as a clerk at the Hartford Superior Criminal and Civil Courts and then entered private practice as an associate attorney for a long-standing personal injury firm in Bristol, Connecticut.
As an associate attorney, she diligently pursued, handled, and settled a number of personal injury cases as well as workers’ compensation claims. She was also responsible for a large number of the firm’s favorable decisions before the Social Security Administration.
Attorney Quirk opened her downtown Meriden, Connecticut office, with accessibility from I-91, Route 15, and I-691, in 2010 and continues her legal practice in the following areas:
Residential Real Estate Closings
Social Security Disability
Attorney Quirk is a member of the New Haven County Bar, Hartford County Bar, and the George W. Crawford Black Bar Associations. She also serves as the Chairperson for the Meriden-Wallingford-Cheshire Section of the New Haven County Bar, as well as Board of Director for MidState Chamber of Commerce, the Meriden Economic Board, and the CT After School Network. She is admitted to practice before Connecticut Superior as well as Connecticut Federal District courts.
Attorney Quirk is an alumna of Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees and of Trinity College, Hartford, where she earned her Master's degree. For a free consultation, please contact Attorney Quirk at (203) 440-0359 or via email at email@example.com.
Abigail Cruz, Paralegal
Abigail Cruz began her paralegal career in July 2016 as a paralegal intern for Law Office of E.B. Quirk, LLC. A few months later, she earned her paralegal graduate certificate with distinction from Branford Hall Institute in Southington, Connecticut. At her graduation, she was granted the Director's Award for consistent excellence in academics, professionalism, responsibility, dependability and leadership. These skills remained evident as an intern and she quickly rose to a full time paralegal position in March of 2017. Ms. Cruz now heads the firm's Real Estate practice section and she also handles the Landlord/Tenant and Collections case matters for the office. Se habla espanol.
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ESTATE PLANNING TIP: UPDATING YOUR INVESTMENT BENEFICIARY FORM(S)
ONE can use a Last Will & Testament to indicate or confirm how your own personal property including life insurance policies, 401K, and other investment policies can and should be distributed at the time of death. However, the beneficiary forms with any life insurance company, 401K, or other investment company usually becomes the controlling form on how your funds are distributed and to whom it is distributed. Very rarely do investment companies confirm how proceeds are to be distributed pursuant to the will. Instead, the investment company relies solely and oftentimes exclusively on the beneficiary form that is on file with them. Therefore, it is always a good idea and good practice, when considering any estate planning, to periodically check and update your beneficiary forms with any and all investment type companies including your 401K to ensure that proceeds are distributed according to your will and your preference.
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