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Ms. Grace practices in the areas of estate planning, elder law, guardianship, estate administration and related litigation. Ms. Grace previously served as an adjunct professor in Health Care Law at the State University of New York Utica/Rome; she is adjunct faculty at the University of Baltimore School of Law, teaching classes on Planning for Families and Seniors and on Trusts and Estates. She frequently lectures on estate planning, probate, and elder law issues to attorneys and laypersons. In addition, Ms. Grace has extensively trained as a team facilitator and is a trained Mediator for several of the Maryland Circuit Courts and the Orphans’ Court of Baltimore County. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Maryland State Bar Association, the bar associations of Baltimore County and Baltimore City (member: Elder Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Solo and Small Firms, and Trusts and Estates sections), and the American and Women’s Bar Associations. Ms. Grace is a past member of the Board of Directors of Civil Justice, Inc. She earned her B.S. degree in Nursing, magna cum laude, from Hartwick College, her M.S. Degree in Nursing Administration, cum laude, from the State University of New York Utica/Rome and her J.D degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore. Ms. Grace was a registered nurse and health care administrator for more than 35 years prior to becoming an attorney. Combining her nursing and legal experiences allows her to bring a unique perspective and special skills to her practice, with a focus on helping families successfully address the formidable issues related to aging, death and dying.