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Stephan J. Lipskis

Stephan J. Lipskis

Partner
Norfolk, VA
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  • 757.629.0609
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  • 757.629.0660

Stephan Lipskis focuses his practice primarily on estate planning and administration. He assists clients with creating and implementing customized estate plans, involving trusts, wills and other pertinent documents and procedures, designed to efficiently manage, transfer and protect wealth while also addressing his clients’ family, philanthropic, business and other goals.

Stephan helps guide clients through developing tax-efficient strategies to help ensure that their financial goals are met, including the use of creative charitable giving to protect and transfer wealth efficiently while creating philanthropic legacies. He incorporates his experience with elder law issues, planned philanthropic giving, and administration of trusts and estates in difficult family environments to integrate the human component of estate planning with the tax and legal needs.

Stephan earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served on the Honor Council and as a member of the Journal of Law and Education, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mary Washington.

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Education
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D.), 2012
  • University of Mary Washington (B.A.), 2008
Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council - Member
  • Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council - President
  • Hampton Roads Community Foundation Professional Advisors Council - Past Member

Community Involvements

  • Norfolk Academy Alumni Board - Member
  • Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Future Generations Board - Past Member
  • Downtown Norfolk Sunrise Rotary - Past Member
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar
Honors

Virginia Business - “Legal Elite” Taxes, Estates and Trusts (2018-2020), Elder Law (2021)

CovaBiz Magazine - “Top Lawyers” Wills, Trusts and Estates (2019)

Super Lawyers - “Rising Star“ (2020-2021)