Of Counsel, GluckWalrath, LLP
Law Offices of Isabel Miranda, LLC, Scotch Plains, NJ
Isabel Miranda has 30 years experience in helping families preserve, manage and transfer their wealth. Her practice is focused on multi-generational wealth transfer planning, philanthropic planning and administration, family governance and trust and estate administration. Ms. Miranda also serves as Of Counsel to Levine & Furman, LLC, where she oversees their estate administration department. She was previously managing partner of the Trust and Estate practice at DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Wisler and Senior Vice President and Director of U.S. Trust Company of New Jersey. At U.S. Trust, she managed the trust business, served as Chief Trust Officer, was a member of the Board of Directors, and chaired the Personal Administration and Investment Review Committee. Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Ms. Miranda was Vice President and Director of The Citibank Private Bank, where she headed the domestic personal trust business. In that role, she oversaw a national team of over 125 estate planning, investment and trust professionals in New York, Florida, California and South Dakota. Ms. Miranda served as Chair of Citicorp Trust of Florida, N.A. and Citicorp Trust of California, N.A. In addition, Ms. Miranda founded Citicorp Trust South Dakota, which enhanced the corporation’s trust offering for ultra high net worth families. Ms. Miranda’s goal is to counsel families seeking to transfer wealth in a manner that is not only conducive to family harmony and open communication but is also administratively efficient. Ms. Miranda is a member of the American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Committee on Non-Tax Estate Planning Administration Issues, and Ethics and Mediation Committee; the New York Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Committee on Practice and Ethics, the New Jersey Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, and most recently served as the Gathering Co-Chair for the Collaboration for Family Flourishing. Ms. Miranda served as Chair of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey from 1998-2002 during which period the University undertook its largest capital campaign adding more than 500,000 square feet of new research space to expand the University’s research capabilities. In this role, Ms. Miranda served on the Executive Committee of the UMDNJ Foundation, and the board of directors of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Executive Women of New Jersey and the Women’s Political Caucus. Ms. Miranda received her undergraduate degree cum laude from Fordham University, College of Business Administration and her Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law. She is a member of the Bars of New Jersey, New York, and the United States Supreme Court.