Katie R. Reen
Senior Paralegal Katie Reen joined Stackpole & French law Offices in 2006. Katie works closely with clients in all areas of estate planning including meeting with clients to help develop estate planning strategies that best match their family situation and individual needs. Katie prepares Wills, Trusts, General Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Heath Care Directives among other estate planning documents. She also assists clients with trust funding and assists Trustees with trust administration. Additionally, Katie handles Vermont probate matters, including ancillary estates for timeshares. Katie also has extensive experience in civil litigation. Katie’s experience includes working closely with the firm’s attorneys, clients, and experts on a variety of matters including evictions, collections, construction disputes, real and personal property disputes, foreclosures, and general civil litigation. While Katie continues to support the litigation team, over the last decade her primary focus has shifted to estate planning and probate work.
In addition, as the firm’s Operations Director, Katie ensures that the day-to-day operations in all of our office locations run smoothly and efficiently for our employees and for the benefit of our clients.
Katie is originally from Rehoboth, Massachusetts. She earned her Legal Executive Assistant Certificate from Katharine Gibbs School in Providence, Rhode Island where she graduated at the top of her class, and earned her Paralegal Certificate from Northeastern University. Katie has over two decades of experience in the legal field working for law firms in Providence, Boston, Burlington, and Stowe. Katie is a member of the Vermont Paralegal Organization and is the Executive Director and Secretary of the John M. Bissell Foundation, Inc. of Stowe, Vermont.