KLKMlegal | Recent Events
Kwartin, Levine & Marlow, LLP, formed by three attorneys with a shared vision to provide a different legal experience, is founded upon the principles of friendship, accountability and integrity.
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“Dedicated, approachable and responsive attorneys with over 70 years of combined legal experience”.

Recent Events

Recent and Upcoming Events

January 20, 2017:  Elaine Levine will speak to the GAWL Leadership Academy with Robin Sangston, VP and Chief Compliance Officer with Cox Communications, on “Successful Mentoring Relationships”

January 11, 2017:  Elaine G. Levine will host current and all prior GAWL Leadership Academy classes and members of the Leadership Committee of GAWL for a celebretory dinner at her home

January 2016:  Elaine G. Levine was named by Georgia Trend Magazine as a Georgia Legal Elite for 2016

January 1, 2016:  Elaine G. Levine was named Director of Allied Professionals on the Board of the Financial Planning Association of Georgia

December 2016:  Liz Lawrence spearheaded a successful drive to collect holiday presents for struggling elderly people through the Atlanta Bar Elder Law Section

December 15, 2016:  Michelle Koufman spoke to the Toco Hills Naturally Occuring Retirement Community (NORC) on “Protect Digital Assets After Your Death:  From Facebook to Email — What Happens to Your Virtual Life Once You are Gone”

November 17, 2016: Elaine G. Levine spoke at the State Bar seminar on “Mentoring, Motivating and Managing” the mentor relationship for experienced attorney mentors

October 3, 2016: Elaine G. Levine was selected as one of Georgia Trend’s 2016 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend magazine

August 19, 2016: Michelle Koufman was elected to serve on the Executive Board as Secretary of the Jewish Home Life Community (formerly known as the William Bremen Jewish Home)

August 19, 2016: Michelle Koufman spoke to the GAWLedu class about practicing Elder Law

July 2016: Liz Lawrence became the Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association

July 14-16, 2016:  Michelle Koufman and Lauren Marlow Greiner attended the three day indepth Fiduciary Law Institute in St. Simons, Georgia

June 2016:  Michelle Koufman and Lauren Marlow Greiner were appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as mentors in the State Bar of Georgia Transition into Law Practice Program

May 4, 2016:  Elaine Levine was awarded the Annual Volunteer Award for the top volunteer in the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers at the Annual Dinner and was also named a “committee star” for the Leadership and Mentoring Committees of GAWL

March 14, 2016:  Andrea Wood spoke at Emory Law School on a panel for the Christian Legal Society on “Practicing Law with Integrity”

March 8, 2016:  Elaine Levine spoke at the Group Mentoring seminar for new lawyers hosted by State Bar of Georgia

March 2, 2016: Lauren Greiner represented a company in a complex stock repurchase transaction that closed on this date

February 26, 2016:  Elaine Levine spoke to the GAWL Leadership Academy on “Preparing for a Crisis in your Life and Law Practice”

February 28, 2016:  Michelle Koufman, Elaine Levine, Lauren Greiner, and Andrea Wood shopped for the ingredients, cooked the food and served a complete home-made dinner at the Zaban Couples Shelter for 48 homeless people as part of our annual day of service

February 8-9, 2016:  Michelle Koufman, Lauren Greiner and Andrea Wood attended the Estate Planning Institute of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

January 2016:  Lauren Marlow Greiner represented the seller of a restaurant in a complex sales transaction that closed successfully.

January 30, 2016: Elaine Levine and Robin Sangston, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at Cox Communications, spoke to the Leadership Academy of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers on mentoring

January 29, 2016: Michelle Koufman taught a class for 85 attendees at the Senior University at Mercer University on “Preparing Your Top Drawer File”

January 29, 2016:  Elaine Levine spoke to the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers Solo and Small Practice Affinity Group about building a referral business

January 26, 2016:  Elaine Levine moderated a panel of lawyers on changing practice areas at the Leader Within seminar sponsored by the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers

December 2015: Michelle Koufman was named a Georiga Legal Elite attorney in the category of Taxes and Estates by Georgia Trend Magazine

November 18, 2015:  Lauren Greiner, Michelle Koufman and Elaine Levine spoke on “Building Your Business through Referrals” at a sold out lunch meeting of ProWin, a professional women’s networking organization

November 10, 2015:  Michelle Koufman spoke at the Buckhead Club as part of “Network of Women Present:  Panel on Aging — Building Your Safety Net” with Doug Schiffer (President of Allegro Senior Living, LLC), Abbey Flaum (Patner with Cohen Pollock), and Leslie Gregory (President of the Alzheimer’s Association Georgia)

November 10, 2015:  Elaine Levine chaired a committee that planned a sold out Speed Networking event among women attorneys with GAWL, women financial planners with the Financial Planning Association/Georgia and women accountants with the AWSCPA/Georgia held at SignatureFD in midtown

September 27 and October 11, 2015:  Michelle Koufman spoke on “Preparing Your Top Drawer File” with attorney Abbey Flaum at the Jewish Home Life Communities’ Age Smart Series on Estate Planning and Elder Law

September 24, 2015:  Elaine Levine chaired a committee which hosted a joint event of the Financial Planning Association/Georgia, the Estate Planning and Probate Section and the Elder Law Section of the Atlanta Bar.  The program focused on a complex scenario Elaine developed presenting issues of the truly modern family.  Speakers were Judge Jeryl Rosh of the DeKalb County Probate Court, Russell Love with Nelson Mullins, Doug Duncan with Lefkoff, Duncan, Grimes, McSain and Hass, and Marta Shen with Spring Street Financial. The event was held at the offices of Dentons.

August 6, 2015:  Michelle Koufman spoke at an event at the Senior Services North Fulton on the topic of Estate Planning for Blended Families

June 23, 2015: Michelle Koufman and Elaine Levine spoke to 20 Delta pilots, staff and their spouses on elder law and the probate process at Maggiano’s Cumberland at the request of American Financial Advisors

May 12, 2015: Elaine Levine spoke at the State Bar of Georgia May 2015 Group Mentoring Program for New Attorneys

May 8, 2015:  Andrea Wood was selected by the State Bar of Georgia Young Laywyers Division Ethics and Professionalism Committee to receive the 11th Annual Ethics and Professionalism Award

May 7, 2015:  Andrea Wood is named to the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors

May 7, 2015: Elaine Levine was named a “Committee Star” by the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers for her work on the Leadership Committee and for her work on the Mentoring Committee

March 31, 2015:  Elaine Levine spoke to 40 Delta pilots, staff and their spouses on estate planning and the probate process at Maggiano’s Cumberland at the request of American Financial Advisors

March 21, 2015:  Elaine Levine spoke on a panel entitled “Building Strong Mentorship Associations” at the Law 2015 Annual Conference at Emory University School of Law

February 19, 2015:  Michelle Koufman spoke on Ethics and Elder Mediation: A Practical Alternative to Guardianships at the 2015 GA Chapter ACMA Winter Case Management Conference at the Gwinnett Medical Center Resource Center

January 1, 2015: Elaine Levine joined the Board of Directors of the Financial Planning Association of Georgia as the Director of Professional Relations/Allied Professions

December 16, 2014: Elaine Levine spoke to 25 Delta pilots, staff and their spouses on estate planning and the probate process at Maggiano’s Cumberland at the request of American Financial Advisors

October 28, 2014: Michelle Koufman and Elaine Levine attended the 2014 Atlanta Estate Planning Forum

October 28, 2014: Elaine Levine spoke to 45 Delta pilots, staff and their spouses on estate planning and the probate process at Maggiano’s Cumberland at the request of American Financial Advisors

October 24, 2014:  Michelle Koufman presented at the National Association of Social Workers — Georgia Chapter’s Annual Conference on elder law issues

September 20, 2014:  Michelle Koufman presented at the Case Management Society of America — Atlanta Chaper’s Annual Conference on elder law issues

September 19, 2014:  Michelle Koufman was the keynote speaker at The Renaissance on Peachtree Open House event, where she spoke on Powers of Attorney, Wills and Trusts in an “Ask the Attorney” format

September 9, 2014: Elaine Levine spoke to 60 women at The Temple in Atlanta as part of the Sandwich Salon program on the topic of crisis and emergency planning.

August 26, 2014:  Michelle Koufman presented a talk on “Ethics and Elder Mediation: A Practical Alternative to Guardianship” for Piedmont Hospital’s Care Coordination/Case Management Department

August 22, 2014: Michelle Koufman presented a talk as part of a full day of ethics continuing education for healthcare professionals at Piedmont Hospital

August 21, 2014: Michelle Koufman presented a continuing education talk on “Ethics and Elder Mediation: A Practical Alternative to Guardianship” at St. Joseph’s Hospital

August 12, 2014: Michelle Koufman presented a talk at Emory Midtown Hospital, Glenn Auditorium on elder mediation

July 31, 2014:  Michelle Koufman presented a talk at Sunrise of Buckhead on elder law and mediation

July 17, 2014:  Lauren Marlow Greiner spoke at the Foxmoor Continuing Education seminar entitled “The Complete Trust Course”

June 21, 2014:  Elaine Levine spoke at the statewide ALS Educational Symposium at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

May 2014:  Elaine Levine was awarded The Kathleen Kessler Award — GAWL’s most important award given annually to a female attorney who exhibits the highest degree of professionalism and dedication to service in the legal community

April 16, 2014:  Andrea Wood spoke to recently diagnosed ALS patients and their caregivers at the New Patient Support Group at the ALS Georgia chapter headquarters in Atlanta

April 10, 2014: Elaine Levine was selected to serve on the nominating committee of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers

April 10, 2014: Andrea Wood spoke about Wills and end of life planning to the Marietta Care Connections group for ALS Georgia chapter

March 31, 2014:  Lauren Marlow Greiner attended the National Business Institute program “Probate Process — Start to Finish”

February 22, 2014: Elaine Levine spoke to Delta pilots, flight attendants and their spouses at a private meeting at Maggianno’s at the request of American Financial Advisors

January 31, 2014:  Elaine Levine gave a speech at the Georgia Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences conference at the Marietta Hilton on end-of-life planning 

January 24, 2014:  Elaine Levine spoke on mentoring to the Leadership Academy of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers at Chateau Elan

January 15, 2014:  Elaine Levine spoke on business development and marketing to the New Lawyers Affinity Group of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers

January 9, 2014:  Lauren Marlow Greiner attended a seminar on Tax Issues with Buying and Selling Businesses

January 8, 2014:  Lauren Marlow Greiner attended a seminar on Revocable Trusts

November 13, 2013:  Elaine Levine spoke at John Marshall Law School’s Networking 101 luncheon

November 7, 2013:  Elaine Levine spoke to Delta pilots, flight attendants and their spouses at private meeting at Maggianno’s at the request of American Financial Advisors

October 31, 2013:  Lauren Marlow Greiner was selected to participate in the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers’ Annual Leadership Academy

September 30, 2013: Lauren Marlow Greiner attended NBI Seminar on Irrevocable Trusts

September 19, 2013:  Elaine Levine spoke to 10 Delta pilots and their spouses on estate planning issues at the offices of American Financial Advisors in Marietta

May 30, 2013: Lauren Marlow Greiner and Andrea Wood attended the Feldman Forum on “Planning for the Business Owner: Helping Clients Preserve, Protect, and Exit their Businesses”