Francisca I. Otero


francisca I. otero

Francisca I. Otero has been with the Firm since 1999. She was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2002 and to the District of Columbia bar in 2008. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and received her Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Services & Questions related to Estate Planning

Sometimes the law blocks a path in business and the lawyer must tell the client that she cannot go that way. However, all too often, lawyers fail to present alternate strategies to accomplish the underlying goal of the client. As counsel for his small business and nonprofit clients, Mr. Klemz makes the business goals of his clients his goal. Mr. Klemz has experience dealing with most legal tasks faced by small businesses and nonprofits, including:

Prior to joining the Firm, Francisca worked at non-profit organizations focused on mental health, developmental disabilities, and access to health services.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Tax Compliance and Research
  • Trust & Estate Administration

Present Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar, Section of Estates, Trusts, and Probate Law
  • Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council
  • Co-chair, Arrangements Committee (2016-2020)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

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