Long-Term Care | Dec 1, 2020 | Hook Law Center

It is with great honor to announce that Hook Law Center Attorney and Shareholder, Letha Sgritta McDowell, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) being recognized for her outstanding skill and contributions to the profession.

She joins more than 2,500 lawyers and law professors from across the United States recognized by the organization as being among the profession’s best and brightest estate and trust attorneys, offering clients and their families years of experience and exceptional legal representation.

“Letha Sgritta McDowell has long been one of the most experienced and decorated trust and estate lawyers in North Carolina and Virginia,” said Hook Law Center President Andrew H. “Andy” Hook. “Now, we can proudly call her one of the most experienced and decorated trust and estate lawyers in the nation.”

A member of the 2020 ​North Carolina Super Lawyers​ list​, McDowell actively practices in both Virginia and North Carolina. Among her numerous designations and accomplishments, McDowell serves as President-Elect of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and is a certified specialist in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation.

ACTEC Fellows are peer-nominated based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar activities. Their aim is to improve and reform probate, trust and tax laws, procedures, and professional responsibility.

“It always feels good to be recognized by your legal peers for the work you do,” McDowell said. “What it means is that Hook Law Center can provide North Carolina and Virginia residents with the very best representation available. And that means everything to me.”

Letha Sgritta McDowell Shareholder, CELA
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