Vickie R. Wilcox, J.D., LL.M.
Certified Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Specialist
Post Office Box 70238
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87197
Telephone: (505) 554-1115
Facsimile: (505) 554-1121
Ms. Wilcox was named as the 2014 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year”, for Albuquerque, New Mexico, by The Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Wilcox is also an ACTEC (American College of Trust and Estate Council) Fellow.
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 Law Firm, 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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