Joanna M. Targonski assists clients with their trust and estate planning and related tax needs. Her Certificate in Taxation from the University of Connecticut School of Law complements her practice with a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of individual and corporate tax principles.
Prior to joining Day Pitney, Joanna served as Vice President and then President of the University of Connecticut Law Chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and also worked pro bono for the Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative, Inc., a nonprofit law firm/clinic on the University of Connecticut Law School campus.
Selected to the list of Ones to Watch for Trusts and Estates by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2021-2023
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, UConn Law Chapter, President, Fall 2014/Spring 2015; Vice President, Fall 2013/Spring 2014
The Honorable M. Joseph Blumenfeld Award, 2015
CALI Academic Excellence Award in Tax Exempt Organizations, 2014
CALI Academic Excellence Award in Law and Psychoanalysis, 2015
Greater Hartford Campus Academic Excellence Award, May 2011
Greater Hartford Campus Scholar Award, May 2010
University of Connecticut Honors Program, New England Scholar Award, 2008-2009
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