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Vickie R. Wilcox, J.D., LL.M.

Certified Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Specialist


Vickie R. Wilcox

Post Office Box 70238
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87197
Telephone:  (505) 554-1115
Facsimile:  (505) 554-1121
E-mail:  vrwilcox@wilcoxlawnm.com

After graduating from Deming High School in southern New Mexico, Ms. Wilcox attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in political science.  After graduating from George Washington University, Ms. Wilcox returned to New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico School of Law.  Ms. Wilcox earned her Masters of Law in Taxation (“LL.M.”) from New York University, and subsequently returned to New Mexico to practice law.

Ms. Wilcox is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law.  This involves a rigorous review process by the New Mexico Board, and only six other attorneys are currently listed as certified specialists in this category in New Mexico.

Ms. Wilcox continues to be “AV” rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell National Lawyers Directory (“AV” is the highest rating available).  She continues to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of (i) Tax Law; (ii) Trusts and Estates Law; (iii) Litigation - Trusts & Estates; and (iv) Litigation & Controversy - Tax.  Ms. Wilcox has also been honored by the Albuquerque Community Foundation, receiving the “Excellence in Charitable Gift Planning” award. Ms. Wilcox has also received a Martindale-Hubbell National Lawyers Directory Client Distinction Award based on client review ratings.

Ms. Wilcox is on the Board of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, and is a Board member of the State Bar of New Mexico Real Property, Probate and Trust Section. Ms. Wilcox is on the Board of the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management Foundation. Ms. Wilcox is the founder of the Independent Community Foundation, Inc.

Ms. Wilcox practices in the areas of estate planning, tax law, probate, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, business planning, business succession planning, and guardianships and conservatorships. She has lectured to numerous financial advisors, attorneys, accountants and others on tax and estate planning, business planning, charitable giving, planning related to qualified retirement benefits, and legal ethics. Wilcox & Sikelianos, P.C. hosts an annual seminar attended by over one-hundred and fifty top legal and financial advisors in the community on current legal topics.

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Cynthia S. Sikelianos, J.D.


Cynthia S. Sikelianos

Post Office Box 70238
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87197
Telephone: (505) 554-1115
Facsimile: (505) 554-1121
E-mail: cssikelianos@wilcoxlawnm.com

Cynthia Sikelianos is a native New Mexican. She is a graduate of Highland High School in southeast Albuquerque. Ms. Sikelianos received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico. While receiving her undergraduate degree, Ms. Sikelianos worked in a local premier estate planning law firm, where she developed an interest in this area of the law. After graduation, Ms. Sikelianos attended the University of New Mexico, School of Law, and received her Juris Doctor degree. She has been a practicing member of the New Mexico State Bar since 1997.

Since being admitted to the bar, Ms. Sikelianos' legal practice has been primarily in the areas of estate and business planning, probate, and estate and trust adminstration. Ms. Sikelianos serves on the Board of Directors of the New Mexico State Bar Tax Section and is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section.

In addition to Ms. Sikelianos' legal aspirations, she is also a wife and mother, small business owner and director of Triple Threat Performing Arts in northeast Albuquerque. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the historical Albuquerque Little Theater.

Ms. Sikelianos finds assisting clients with their estate and business planning needs rewarding because of the benefit her clients receive as a result of these services. She is committed to providing exceptional legal counseling and service from the beginning phases of an estate plan through the administration process.

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