Carolyn Bourdow is a partner with Bourdow, Bowen & Ellis, P.C., with her concentration in the areas of estate planning and administration, tax and business law. Ms. Bourdow received her law degree from the University of Virginia Law School and her undergraduate degree from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. She has been a lecturer in the trust and estate area for the University of Virginia continuing legal education program and for area professional and civic organizations. She is a contributing author of Estate Planning in Virginia, a two volume book for use by Virginia attorneys, published by University of Virginia CLE in 1997 (reprinted in 2002 and 2007). A past president of the Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar Association, she is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Richmond and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys. She served for many years as a Trustee of the Commonwealth Community Trust (for families of persons with disabilities).