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Jane Clarke

Jane Champion Clarke

Jane Champion Clarke, Of Counsel, received her B.S. degree from Duke University in 1967 and her law degree, magna cum laude, from St. Louis University in 1975, where she later served as a member of the law school faculty, teaching property law and fiduciary taxation. From 1978 through 1984, she taught legal research and writing at the University of Virginia School of Law. With over 30 years of experience, she practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, wills and trusts, and taxation of estates and trusts. Ms. Clarke joined McCallum & Kudravetz, P.C. in 2003 and became Of Counsel in 2014.

 

 

 

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Taxation of Estates and Trusts

 

Education

  • Duke University, B.S., 1967
  • St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1975

 

Admitted

  • Virginia, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia, 1992

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Central Virginia Estate Planning Council (President, 2002–2003)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Virginia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Board of Directors, 2007 – present)
  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Section)
  • Virginia State Bar (Trusts and Estates Section)
  • Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court (President, 2001–2002)

 

Recognitions

  • ”The Best Lawyers in America” (Trusts and Estates)

 

Community Service

  • Virginia United Methodist Foundation, Richmond, Virginia, (Board of Directors, 2008-present)
  • First United Methodist Church (Church Council, Chair, 2003-2006)
  • Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. (Board of Directors, 2011-present)
  • Martha Jefferson Hospital Ethics Committee (Former Community Representative)
  • Alliance for Interfaith Ministries (Former Member of the Board of Directors)
  • PACEM (Board of Directors, 2004–2008)
  • Mental Health Association of Charlottesville-Albemarle (Former member of the Board of Directors)
  • Local Human Rights Committee at Western State Hospital (Former Chair)