Joan Reed Wilson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Lehigh University in 1992 and her law degree from Boston University School of Law, cum laude, in 1997, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Law & Medicine.
Attorney Wilson practices in the areas of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, conservatorships, probate and trust administration, and real estate. Admitted to practice in the States of Connecticut and California, she is the President of the CT Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), an active member of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, accredited with the PLAN of CT for Pooled Trusts, with the Veteran’s Administration to assist clients with obtaining Aid & Attendance benefits for long-term care needs.
Attorney Wilson is trained in elder law mediation and continues to further her training and education to better serve the needs of clients and their families, including obtaining her professional certification in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2023.
Attorney Wilson was appointed to the Task Force To Study Ways To Protect Senior Citizens From Fraud, by Speaker of The House, Matthew Ritter.
Attorney Wilson was one of 15 attorneys chosen by the Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company (CATIC) to serve on its advisory committee. She is a member of the Middlesex County and Shoreline Chambers of Commerce.
Raised in Guilford, Attorney Wilson lives in Wethersfield with her husband, two daughters, and two step-children.