Judy Keppelman practiced in the areas of estate planning and probate, including advising on the reduction of transfer taxes and on postmortem tax planning. Mrs. Keppelman was named "Lawyer of the Year" in Hartford by The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Trusts and Estates in 2014 and in the area of Litigation - Trusts and Estates in 2012, 2015, and 2017. She has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Trusts and Estates since 1995 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC). Mrs. Keppelman is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell™ (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings is a trademark. AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.) and was also recognized in 2011 as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Connecticut by Connecticut Super Lawyers® (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).
Mrs. Keppelman was a frequent lecturer on estate planning and probate and tax issues for various community, charitable, and bar association groups. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, she was a candidate for probate judge, District of Hartford.