Paul Bishop is an estate planning attorney who has spent four decades helping clients with estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable gifting and foundations, and succession planning for family businesses.
Paul’s expansive practice includes a particular focus on structuring charitable gifts and creating charitable foundations. Throughout the process, he helps clients meet present and deferred goals in ways mutually beneficial to both the client and their charities. Committed to the community in which he serves, Paul also counsels the boards of several charitable foundations, helping guide them to long-term strategies to meet their goals.
Paul has lifelong experience in advising clients how to plan for the needs of their families, and in providing comprehensive counseling to lower transfer tax burdens, protect family members and meet other specific objectives. Additionally, he serves as executor and trustee for many of his clients, advising them on maintenance and disbursements.
Prior to joining Gilmore Rees & Carlson, Paul was formerly a member of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC and is a former director of the World Relief Corporation.
His interests range from opera to Byzantine history, from gardening to gourmet cooking. He and his wife, Camille, live in Wakefield. Paul is based in our Wellesley office. Call or email Paul directly to discuss your estate planning, living trusts, will or probate needs. Paul is based in the firm’s Wellesley office, but also meets with clients in the Franklin office.