Ms. Blair is an associate in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group, where she concentrates on estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax planning, and wealth preservation strategies.
Jamie plans both taxable and nontaxable estates for families and high net worth individuals, utilizing wills, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, charitable giving, and a variety of trusts, including: revocable, special needs, asset protection, and irrevocable life insurance. She also advises trustees and personal representatives on proper estate and trust administration and serves as counsel in contested trust and estate litigation, including claims of undue influence, lack of capacity, breach of fiduciary duty, and fee disputes. She currently serves as the trustee of a charitable trust for one of the country’s largest publicly traded lodging real estate investment trusts.
Previously, Jamie focused on estate planning for individuals with special needs and assisted in the day-to-day administration of over sixty special needs trusts. As part of this practice, Jamie consulted with families to safeguard ongoing eligibility for means-test public benefits, such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income.
Jamie earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she received the CALI award for academic excellence and served as the Executive Editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. She is currently admitted to practice in the State of Maryland. She is not admitted in Washington, D.C., but she is practicing under the supervision of a member of The District of Columbia Bar and is expected to be admitted in early 2020.