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Sep 30, 2015

Skelton Taintor & Abbott attorney Jill A. Checkoway named to Best Lawyers® for ninth time


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AUBURN, Maine – U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2016 Best Lawyers in America® list, and Skelton Taintor & Abbott shareholder Jill A. Checkoway has been named for the ninth time. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing reflects the respect of fellow members of the legal profession as well as the public.

With more than three decades of experience, Checkoway’s practice focuses on probate administration, wills and trusts, estate and gift tax planning and pre and post marital agreements. She has extensive experience in working with complex estates and trusts that involve issues concerning closely held business assets, irrevocable life insurance trusts and common ownership of vacation property.

Checkoway has received the prestigious AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. She is also a member of the Maine Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission and a former member of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Probate Rules.


Skelton Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, call 1-800-639-7026.