Bar and Court Admissions
New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2008
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
- Practicum/Substance & Citation Editor, Loyola Law Review
- William Crowe Scholar
American University, M.A. in Public Communications, 2004; B.A. in Political Science, 2003
Erin E. KriksciunSpecial Counsel
- New Orleans
- T: 504.593.0975
- 546 Carondelet Street
- F: 504.596.0975
- New Orleans, LA 70130-3588
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Ms. Kriksciun is an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. She concentrates her practice in the counseling of high net worth individuals in their estate, tax and property planning, including succession administration and fiduciary litigation. Ms. Kriksciun joined Stone Pigman in 2008.
Counsels closely-held business owners and high net worth individuals and family groups in their estate, tax and business succession planning.
Handles estate administration including the orderly transmission of assets to heirs and legatees, post-mortem estate planning, oversight of the preparation of federal estate tax returns and related controversy work such as will contests, trust disputes and fiduciary litigation.
Advises non-profits and charitable foundations on formation, IRS qualifications, tax-exempt status compliance and general funding and operational matters.
Professional and Civic Activities
Ms. Kriksciun is a past Board Member and Treasurer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Louisiana Chapter and a Past-President for the New Orleans Branch. She is currently a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's New Orleans Committee. She is also a member of the New Orleans Bar Association and the New Orleans Estate Planning Council.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Kriksciun has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in trusts and estates by New Orleans magazine.
- December 26, 2016
- November 1, 2016
- November 2, 2015
- December 12, 2012
- November 1, 2012
- December 15, 2010
25th Annual Tulane Estate Planning Institute, "Estate Planning for the 'Merely' Wealthy Client Under New Tax Law," November 18, 2016.
National Business Institute Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish Seminar, "Restructuring and Terminating Exempt Organizations: Procedures and Pitfalls," September 27, 2016.
National Business Institute Trusts 101 Seminar, "Trusts Used for Tax Purposes," June 10, 2015.
Institute for Paralegal Education Seminar, "Working with Executors and Administrators," November 10, 2014.
Loyola “Back to School” CLE Program, “Estate Planning and Successions for the General Practitioner," October 27, 2012.
Martin Luther King Community Resource Center (through The Pro Bono Project), “Writing Your Will,” September 2, 2010.
Author, "Tax Gross-Up as an Equalizer for Employees," LGBT Litigator, Spring 2013, Vol. 3, No.2.
Comment, "A Disastrous Effect: Hurricane Katrina's Impact on Louisiana Landlord-Tenant Law and the Need for Legislative and Judicial Action," 52 Loy. L. Rev. 877 (2006).
Co-Author, "Class Actions and Other Multi-Party Litigation: A Comparative Perspective", Pravini Zivot.
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- November 10, 2014
- November 2, 2012
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