Valerie J. Crockford
Assistant Tax Officer
Valerie graduated from Coastal Carolina University cum laude in 1999 with a B.A. in psychology. In 2003 she completed an ABA approved Paralegal Certificate program at Duquesne University while working in the Trust Department of a large financial institution preparing Court Accountings for various trusts and estates. From 2003 to 2007 she worked for a law firm as an Elder Law Paralegal assisting in both the preparation and execution of detailed plans for asset preservation for clients facing long term care. From 2007 to 2011 she worked for a law firm as a Trust and Estate Paralegal focusing on estate administration and preparation of estate tax returns. Valerie joined Smithfield Trust Company in August 2011 as a Trust Assistant primarily focusing her time in the areas of estate administration, tax preparations and preparation of Court Accountings.