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Trisha W. Hall - Partner

Trisha W. Hall

Partner

1000 West Street, Suite 1400
Wilmington, DE 19801
Trisha W. Hall - Partner
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Trisha W. Hall

Partner

1000 West Street, Suite 1400
Wilmington, DE 19801

Trisha practices in the areas of estate and trust planning and administration. As a planner, she helps clients plan for the preservation - and ultimate distribution - of their assets in the way they desire. She advises clients on all aspects of estates and trusts, including wills, powers of attorney, probate and estate administration, and irrevocable trusts. In her work in estate and trust administration, Trisha counsels individual and institutional fiduciaries, and in doing so, brings her prior experience serving as in-house trust counsel for a trust company in Wilmington, Delaware.

Trisha is actively involved in the Delaware State Bar Association’s Estates & Trusts section, having served on the Power of Attorney committee and chaired the Fiduciary Access to Digital Accounts committee. She is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, the Delaware County Estate Planning Council, the Wilmington Tax Group, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and is a Past President of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, Greater Philadelphia Chapter. She also serves as an editor of the Delaware Law Review.

She is a published author and frequent speaker on issues and developments related to estate planning. She is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell*and has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in 2007 and 2008 and as a Delaware Rising Star in 2012 in the area of estate planning and probate. In 2009, she was designated a Top Lawyer by Main Line Today in the area of trusts and estates. Also in 2012, Trisha was named one of the Society of Financial Services Professionals’ “Top Leaders 40 and Under”.

Trisha’s community activities include serving on the Alumnae Association Executive Board of Bryn Mawr College, co-chairing of her Bryn Mawr class giving efforts, and acting as treasurer of the board of the Untours Foundation in Media, Pennsylvania. 

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Publications

  • Co-Author with Greg Lastowka, "Living and Dying in a Virtual World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets," New Jersey Lawyer (Oct. 2013)
  • “The Plastic Man of the Fiduciary Justice League,” Delaware Banker, Vol. 9 No. 4 (Fall 2013)
  • “Maximizing Value,” Captive Review: Delaware Report 2011 (Jan. 2011)

Speaking Engagements

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Fundamentals of Will Drafting and Estate Administration Seminar, "Overview of Estate Planning", April 2017
  • The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Estate Planning and Estate Administration for Digital Assets and Account", September 2016
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section Annual Retreat, Digital Dilemma: What to Advise for Yourself and Your Client, August 2016
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 19th Annual Elder Law Institute, Banks and Lawyers: Why Can't We All Get Along?, July 2016
  • National Business Institute, Trusts 101, Where to Begin? An Overview, December 2015
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Elder Law Institute, Co-presenter, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, November 2015
  • Delaware Society of Financial Services Professionals, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, September 2015
  • Greater Philadelphia Society of Financial Services Professionals Summer Clinic, Panelist, Effective Advisor Collaboration, August 2015
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Delaware Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act, Panelist, January 2015
  • National Business Institute, Estate Planning A to Z, Trusts 101 and Who is the Fiduciary?, December 2014
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section Annual Meeting, Panelist, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, October 2014
  • Delaware Bankers Association, Delaware Trust Conference, Moderator, Specialty Assets in Trust Administration, October 2014
  • Greater Philadelphia Society of Financial Services Professionals, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, September 2014
  • Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, June 2014
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Fundamentals of Will Drafting, Panelist, Drafting Dispositive Provisions, May 2014
  • Greater Philadelphia Society of Financial Services Professionals, Panelist, Multi-disciplinary Ethics, May 2014
  • Delaware Bankers Association, Delaware Trust Conference, Moderator, Opportunities to Utilize Captive Insurance Companies, October 2013
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Elder Law Institute, Panelist, We are Living (and Dying) in a Digital World: Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, July 2013
  • Lorman Educational Services, Rules of Trust Administration, Options for Old Trusts, March 2013
  • Delaware County Estate Planning Council, Estate Planning for Digital Assets and Accounts, October 2012
  • Delaware Estate Planning Council, Captive Insurance Companies, March 2011