Emily P. Beekman

Attorney

(781) 431-9788
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Emily is an estate planning and trust administration attorney who helps her clients, including individuals, couples and families, build and administer plans that address both personal and business objectives and goals.

 

Emily assists clients with the preparation of wills, revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, health care proxies, HIPAA releases, and durable powers of attorney. She also concentrates her practice in the area of estate and trust administration, advising personal representatives, trustees, and other fiduciaries on the legal aspects of administering complex estates and trusts. This representation also includes the preparation and filing of gift and estate tax returns on the state and federal levels.

 

Prior to joining Gilmore, Rees & Carlson, Emily was a junior associate at Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP, in their Worcester & Boston, Massachusetts offices, and the Providence office of Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, LLC, in their estate planning departments.

 

Emily is based in the firm’s Wellesley office but also meets with clients in our Franklin and Providence offices.

 

In her free time, Emily looks forward to spending time with her family, as well as playing the violin, cycling, cooking, playing squash, running, and traveling.

Representative Experience

  • Provides estate planning and administration advice to individuals, their families and businesses to help them achieve their personal and financial objectives.
  • Counsels clients to address important tax related matters in the estate planning process in the context of achieving both short and long term goals.
  • Works with clients to implement and administer trusts and other long-term planning vehicles to ensure achievement of family’s personal and financial goals over several generations.

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Emily P. Beekman

Attorney

Related Practices

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration

Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2013
  • Massachusetts, 2014

Education

  • Colby College, B.A., cum laude and with honors, 2008
  • Syracuse University College of Law, JD, 2013

  • American Bar Association, Long-Term Care, Medicaid and Special Needs Trusts Committee, Vice Chair (2015 – Present)
  • Boston Trusts & Estates Consortium, Women’s Forum Committee and Member (2016 – Present)
  • Colby Club of Boston, Officer (2013 – 2017)
  • The Colby Fund, 2008 Class Committee Fundraising Team, Class Agent (2014 – 2015)
  • Boston Estate Planning Council, Round Table Committee (2017 – Present)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Brookline Community Foundation, Professional Advisor Comittee (2016 – 2017)
  • Volunteer Lawyer – Veterans Legal Services (2015 – Present)
  • Belmont Open Sings, Violinist (2015 – Present)

  • The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Becomes Law, Finally Allowing Individuals with Disabilities to Independently Establish their Own Special Needs Trust – Published March 2017 in the ABA eReport at Real Property and Trust and Estates Law.