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Evan Krame
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Attorney, Law Offices of Evan J. Krame, P.C.
President, Shared Horizons, Inc.


Evan J. Krame is an attorney practicing in the fields of estate planning, trust administration, guardianships, probate, and tax planning. A 1982 graduate of the National Law Center at George Washington University, Mr. Krame continued at George Washington to complete a Masters in Taxation in 1985. Much of his practice is dedicated to advising fellow attorneys and families on their choices in the management and application of assets for persons with disabilities. Mr. Krame has been often appointed by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the District Court for the District of Columbia and the Circuit Court of Maryland to serve as trustee of trusts created to manage recoveries for incapacitated persons upon the settlement of litigation. Many of these trusts are special needs trusts, designed to maintain eligibility for Medicaid benefits. He has lectured on this and related topics to the District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association, the District of Columbia Bar, the Montgomery Maryland Bar Association, Suburban Hospital, U.S. Trust Company, the Spina Bifida Association and the public. He has appeared on Television and Radio shows including Law School for the Public and Parents Perspectives. Mr. Krame has also served as guardian for a number of elderly and incapacitated adults. He frequently advises clients on asset protection and Medicaid planning.

Mr. Krame is currently the President of Shared Horizons, Inc., a not for profit corporation which serves as trustee of a pooled special needs trust serving persons with disabilities in the District of Columbia and Maryland. He also serves on the board of the National Disability Institute, a national research and development organization that promotes income preservation and asset development for persons with disabilities nationwide. Mr. Krame also serves on the Advisory Board of Capital Bank, NA, as secretary and treasurer of the American Friends of the Anne Frank House and as Vice-President of the Hillel at George Washington University. He is a proud founding member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners. Mr. Krame was an adjunct professor at American University Law School in 1999 teaching Estate Planning. He also served as an adjunct professor at Montgomery College for seven years. Mr. Krame served as co-chair of the Estates, Trusts and Probate Section of the District of Columbia Bar in 1999 and 2000. He serves as a member of the Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Counsel and served on the Advisory Board for Legal Council for the Elderly. Mr. Krame has been an expert witness on probate matters for the Office of Bar Counsel of the District of Columbia. Articles written by him have appeared in various publications including the EQUITY e-newsletter online, Legal Times and the Gazette Newspapers.

Evan is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey; he lives in Maryland, has two children, Zachary and Sarah, and is married to Jodi, who is also an attorney.