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Serafina A. Nicolais


"Family situations vary when it comes to estate planning, and I enjoy the problem-solving aspect of helping to match different techniques to individual needs."


  • Missouri
  • Illinois


J.D., Washington University School of Law, Jurisprudence Review, Scholar in Law, 2017

B.A.. Villanova University, Theology, Presidential Scholar, 2013


Serafina Nicolais assists in helping families and business owners plan for their financial future and protect their wealth. Her work includes numerous aspects of estate planning and asset protection. In addition, Serafina is part of the team that assists closely held business owners in a wide variety of transactions. Those include formation of entities, buy-sell agreements, due diligence and other corporate matters. She draws on her skills in problem-solving and interpersonal relations to help identify the best solution for each unique situation.

During law school, Serafina worked for Greensfelder as a summer associate in 2015 and 2016, assisting with research and writing on a wide range of trusts and estates matters.

Community/Civic Activities

  • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation, Development Board

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Practical Strategies and Drafting in Estate Planning and Intro to International Aspects of Estate Planning

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