Dec. 12, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The Board of Directors of The Catholic Community Foundation was proud to recently present their Community Partner Award to Attorney Elaine Shanebrook in appreciation of her dedicated service of bringing awareness of The Catholic Community Foundation to clients seeking to include philanthropy in their estate plans to provide charitable giving in perpetuity to causes dear to their hearts that fulfill the mission of the Catholic Church.
Elaine was the founding partner of Shanebrook & Falkowski Law Office, LLP, West Bend and before retiring this last June, she practiced law in the areas of estate planning, real estate, trusts, probate and elder law for over 41 years.
She has achieved many accomplishments during her career – Elaine was the first woman from Wisconsin to be elected to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
She has been active with the State Bar of Wisconsin, having served as past chair and director of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and director of the Taxation Section. She has been listed in “Best Lawyers in America” and “Wisconsin Super Lawyers.”
Over the years, Elaine has volunteered her time by serving on many not-for-profit corporations’ board of directors.