Diane   Kotkin


Fax: 240.772.5135
Mailing: 50 Carroll Creek Way ,
Suite 340 , Frederick , MD   21701
Linkedin: Diane Kotkin


As an estate planning attorney, Diane S. Kotkin concentrates her law practice in the areas of estate planning and estate and trust administration, probate and trust litigation, and tax. As a principal at Offit Kurman, Ms. Kotkin represents business owners, women professionals and families of wealth with a wide-range of estate planning issues. She has experience representing several personal representatives and trustees in all phases of the trust and estate administration process. Ms. Kotkin:

  • Specializes in complex trusts, wills and estate administration, tax planning, gifting programs, and estate tax controversies
  • Advises individuals and corporate fiduciaries on implementing wills and trusts, probate procedures, preparing tax returns, valuation of assets, and rendering estate and trust accountings
  • Represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in the estate administration process including probate and trust administration, preparation of estate tax returns and accountings, and overall estate administration matters
  • Minimizes or eliminates the need for court approval or intervention into her clients’ affairs should they pass away or become disabled
  • Tailors individual estate plans to ease the transmission of personal wealth and to achieve personal and philanthropic goals
  • Provides peace of mind and security for her clients and their families


Education & Admissions

  • J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2001
  • B.S. (with honors), New York University, 1995
  • Maryland
  • Washington, D.C.


  • Frederick County Bar Association
  • Estate and Trust section of the Maryland State Bar Association