Wiggin and Dana Lawyer Elected President-Elect of George W. Crawford Board of Directors

May 11, 2012

New Haven - Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce Fallon C. DePina, a lawyer in the firm's Private Client Services Department, has been elected President-Elect of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association's Executive Board for a one year term.

Ms. DePina previously served as Treasurer for two consecutive terms. In her new role as President-Elect, Ms. DePina will assist Crawford's President in overseeing all activities of the organization. In addition, the position will serve as orientation for her future role as President in 2013.

At Wiggin and Dana, Ms. DePina helps clients develop tax-efficient wealth management strategies, including preparing wills, revocable living trusts, and insurance trusts; coordinating retirement benefits with estate plans; forming limited liability companies; and managing estate and trust administrations.

Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Ms. DePina clerked for the Honorable Thomas A. Bishop of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Ms. DePina received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as President of the Student Bar Association, Administrative Editor of The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, a Moot Court Board member, and was an Alva P. Loiselle Moot Court Competition finalist.

About the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association
The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association is a volunteer state-wide organization of attorneys, judges, and law students in the State of Connecticut. Crawford provides professional development programs and networking opportunities and serves as a central source of information and point of contact on issues relevant to the practice of law, including those relating to diversity within our profession. For more information, visit www.georgecrawfordblackbar.org