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Cramer & Anderson estate planning attorney  Matthew J. Sponheimer

Matthew J. Sponheimer – Associate

Attorney Matthew J. Sponheimer works with Partner Joshua Weinshank in the firm’s Ridgefield office, focusing on estate planning, wills and trusts, Medicaid planning, and Elder Law issues.

Attorney Sponheimer is also experienced in the designation of health care agents, powers of attorney,HIPPA  information release authorizations, and Probate Court filings, as well as issues related to taxation.

A graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, he joined Cramer & Anderson in March 2021 after several years of working his father, Attorney John P. Sponheimer, at Hoyle & Sponheimer, a general practice law firm based in Ansonia.

Attorney Sponheimer served as a legal intern with the law school’s Tax Clinic, where he provided supervised representation to low-income individuals who qualified for pro bono legal services, and worked to reconcile clients’ delinquent taxes with the Internal Revenue Service and ConnecticutDepartment of Revenue Services.

He also interned with the Workers’ Compensation Department of the Office of the Attorney General, composing and analyzing documents and briefs, corresponding with adjusters, attorneys, employers, and medical examiners, and working with Assistant Attorneys General at hearings with Workers’Comp commissioners.

Attorney Sponheimer is engaged to his fiancé, Jessica. An avid sports fan, he grew up in a family devoted to football and, like his father and brothers, played football in college. His father coached high school football for 49 years in Ansonia, winning 20 state championships (a state record).

 

Admitted to Bar:

  • Connecticut (2018)

Education:

  • Amherst College, (B.A., History, 2013)
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, (J.D., 2017)

 Certifications:

  • Tax Certificate, UConn School of Law
 
Cramer & Anderson's office in Ridgefield.

Cramer & Anderson's office in Ridgefield.