Katherine Wertheim Iacarella

Katherine Wertheim Iacarella

St. Paul, Minnesota
866-442-3092 (Toll Free)

Katherine (Katie) Wertheim Iacarella is an attorney at Jeffrey P. Scott & Associates where she practices estate planning and elder law.  She works extensively with individuals and families to craft tailored estate plans using wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and complex tax planning strategies.  She also works with families to plan for long term care needs, apply for benefits through Medical Assistance, administer probates and trusts, and petition for guardianship and conservatorship.   

Katie is a volunteer attorney for Cancer Legal Line, a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, MSBA Elder Law Section, and MSBA Probate Section.  Katie teaches community education classes focused on nursing home planning and estate planning and often presents to groups in the community regarding estate planning and elder law. 

Katie earned her J.D. in 2012 from the University of St. Thomas, cum laude, and her B.A. in 2009 from the University of St. Thomas, cum laude.  

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Estate Planning
  • 20% Trust and Estate Administration
  • 10% Conservatorships and Guardianships

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2012


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 2012
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • B.A. cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Legal Studies in Business

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Minnesota and Ramsey County Bar Associations, Member, 2012 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wills for Heroes, 2012 - Present