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Barbara A. TaylorStockholder

Barbara A. Taylor is the Chair of Reid and Riege’s Individual Client Services Practice Area where she represents individuals, couples and families with their estate planning and estate settlement needs. She also represents individuals and fiduciaries in probate and fiduciary litigation matters.

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Executive Committee of the Estates & Probate Section and Member of the Elder Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Sections of Real Property, Probate & Trusts and Taxation
  • Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Council, Past President
  • Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford, Past Director
  • Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council, Director
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow

Community Involvement and Other Pursuits

  • Cedar Hill Cemetery and Foundation, Board Member and Development Committee
  • Connecticut Women's Council, President, Board of Directors
  • Soroptimists International Farmington Valley
  • University of Connecticut Foundation, Professional Advisory Committee
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Past Professional Advisory Committee Member


  • A Practical Guide to Probate in Connecticut, Co-Author, MCLE - New England (July 2013)
  • "Recent History of the Estate, Succession, and Gift Taxes in Connecticut", Connecticut Bar Association Estates and Probate Notes and Commentary Issue No. 63 (July 2006)
  • “New Tax Breaks Compete with Traditional Wealth-Transfer Strategies”, Co-Author, Practical Tax Strategies (March 2002)

Speaking Engagements

Barbara frequently presents on estate and trust topics at the Connecticut Bar Association and other professional and community groups.


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