Sirote Lawyer Katherine Barr Supports Art Therapy For Persons With Disabilities
Sirote attorney Katherine Barr serves on the board of VSA Alabama. The non-profit organization promotes and fosters the role of art therapy in the lives of people with disabilities. Ms. Barr became involved with families who have children with special needs while working in the firm’s estate planning and tax department. “I knew then that arts programs for people with disabilities would become part of my life,” stated Barr. “What I could never have known was just how big a part of my life these programs would become.” Read more.
A member of the firm's Estate, Wills & Trusts department, Ms. Barr handles all aspects of estate planning and administration for clients. Her passion, however, and the focus of much of her practice involves special needs planning. She assists clients in providing for a child or family member with special needs in a way that does not jeopardize government benefits. She also assists when a person with a disability will receive a personal injury settlement or an inheritance and needs to keep SSI or Medicaid. Ms. Barr is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates Law.