Copyright 2006.  Law Office Of Michelle B. Carron - Attorney At Law

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Newtonville, MA 02460
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MICHELLE B. CARRON, Esquire

    Michelle B. Carron has been practicing as an attorney for 18 years primarily in the areas of Estate Planning,
    Probate, Elder Law and Family Issues and frequently lectures in these areas of law.  She has served for more
    than ten years as an Adjunct Professor of Wills at Suffolk University Law School.  She has also received training
    as a mediator and provides mediation services to families and family businesses, including businesses in
    agriculture.  She began her career as an associate at the Law Firm of Bowditch and Dewey in Worcester and
    later practiced at the Law Firm of Sherin and Lodgen in Boston.

    Attorney Carron also has considerable experience as an advocate for mentally ill and elderly persons, including
    the unique issues of disabled veterans.  She has also served as a Guardian, Conservator, Trustee,
    Administratrix, Agent, Fiduciary, Representative Payee and Health Care Proxy as well.

    Current Court & Bar Admissions

    Michelle B. Carron is admitted to the Bar in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of New
    Hampshire, United States Tax Court and the U.S. District Court for the First Circuit.

    Education        

    Michelle B. Carron received her Master (LL.M.) in Taxation from Boston University Law School in 1992,
    her J.D. degree, cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 1989,  acted as both Staff and
    Technical Editor of the Suffolk University Transnational Law Journal while at the law school and
    received a Bachelor of Science (Animal Sciences) degree from the University of New Hampshire with
    Minors in Psychology and Justice Studies in 1985.

    Publications, Seminars & Speaking Engagements

    Estate, Financial and Health Care Planning For Elder Clients in Massachusetts, National Business
    Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, June 6, 2005

    Advanced Estate Planning; Beyond Boilerplate: Singles, Unmarried and Same Sex Couples,, Center for
    Advanced Legal Studies/Suffolk University Law School, April 29, 2005

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April 7 & April 14, 2005

    Estate Planning with the Family Farm, Farm Bureau, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, December 2, 2004

    The Probate Process for Massachusetts Paralegals: From Start to Finish, National Business Institute,
    Boston, Massachusetts, November 15, 2004

    Oddities and Challenges in Massachusetts Probate Law,  National Business Institute, Boston,
    Massachusetts,  October 18, 2004

    Lawyering in the Legal Minefield After Goodridge, Center for Advanced Legal Studies/Suffolk University
    Law School, May 13, 2004

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 2004

    Don’t Give All Your Hard-Earned Money Away, North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association,
    February, 2004 Conference in Sacramento, California

    Massachusetts Elder Law - National Business Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, January 27, 2004

    The Probate Process for Massachusetts Paralegals: From Start to Finish, Institute for Paralegal
    Education, November 10, 2003

    Basic Estate Administration for the Massachusetts Paralegal - Institute for Paralegal Education - A
    Division of NBI, Inc., May 13, 2003

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 2003

    Planning a Successful Family Business Transfer, North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing
    Association, February, 2003 Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina

    Estate Planning and Probate for the Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Massachusetts, National Business
    Institute, August 27, 2002

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 2002

    The Probate Process From Start to Finish in Massachusetts, National Business Institute, April 2, 2002

    Estate Planning and Probate for the Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Massachusetts, Institute for Paralegal
    Education, A Division of National Business Institute, August 14, 2001

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 2001

    How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Massachusetts, National Business Institute, July 27, 2000

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 2000

    Trust and Asset Protection Alternatives in Massachusetts, National Business Institute, March 29, 2000

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, February, 1999

    Advanced Issues in Probate for the Paralegal in Massachusetts, Institute for Paralegal Education,
    December 10, 1998

    Estate Planning and Probate for the Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Massachusetts, Institute for Paralegal
    Education, April 28, 1998

    Guest Lecturer on Estate/Medicaid Planning - Suffolk Law School, Fiduciary Relations and Advanced
    Estates, Powers, and Trusts, April, 1998

    Basic Probate Procedures and Practice in Massachusetts - National Business Institute, Inc. (NBI)
    Seminar, December 17, 1996

    Living Trusts in Estate Planning and Asset Protection, National Business Institute, July 16, 1996

    Tax Exempt Status: The First Step in Fund Raising, Supplement to: Funding Private Schools, May, 1995;
    Grants for School Districts Biweekly Edition, May, 1995; Grants for Cities and Towns Biweekly Hotline,
    May, 1995; and Funding Law Enforcement Hotline, May, 1995

    The Taxation of Decedents' Estates in New Hampshire;  What Must You File and Whom Do You Pay,
    New Hampshire Bar Journal, March 1992
                                           
    Doe v. Reivitz, 830 F.2d 1441 (7th Cir. 1987): The Needs of Legalized Children of Illegal Aliens: Can the
    AFDC-UP Program Fulfill Those Needs?, Suffolk Transnational Law Journal, Vol. 12-3, Spring 1989
                   
    Victim Compensation for Hostages of Terrorism Involving Aircraft:  From Warsaw and Beyond, Suffolk
    Transnational Law Journal, Vol 12-2, Winter 1989

    Memberships/Other

    National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), New Hampshire Bar Association, Aids Action
    Committee Pro Bono Services; North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA);
    Federation of Massachusetts Farmers Markets (FMFM) Massachusetts Horticultural Society - Certified
    Master Gardener; Junior League of Boston.
 
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