“In her first year, Ms. Bennett has played a critical role as a member of our board of directors, and we are pleased to have her advance to the Executive Committee as she expands her responsibilities to serve as Governance Chair,” said Vanessa Briggs, President and CEO of Brandywine Health Foundation. “On the heels of the foundation rolling out its new strategic plan, this role will help to institutionalize effective governance and development practices as Ms. Bennett leads the committee in revising bylaws. Additionally, she will oversee the selection of new board members.“
Brandywine Health Foundation, a nonprofit based in Coatesville, PA, upholds its mission to advance a more equitable, resilient and healthy greater Coatesville community.
Bennett focuses her law practice on trusts and estates, as well as taxation. Her work encompasses all aspects of wills and trusts, including the probate of wills, the marshaling of assets, and the administration of living and testamentary trusts. In addition, Bennett provides counsel on estate and trust administration, including probate, estate tax returns, income tax returns, post mortem tax planning and other administration issues. She also represents clients in guardianship proceedings and petitions related to probate or trust administration in the Delaware Court of Chancery.
A member of the Delaware Bar Association’s Estates and Trusts Section and Tax Section, as well as the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bennett is also a member of the Sussex County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is on the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. and serves as a board member for Delaware CarePlan, Inc., a nonprofit nongovernmental organization that serves as trustee of special and supplemental trusts created for the benefit of Delaware residents.