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 Melissa E. Sydney

Melissa E. Sydney


Office Phone: 617.345.3232
Location: Boston, MA
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Bar Admissions:

New York
Rhode Island


Prior to joining Burns & Levinson, Ms. Sydney was an Associate at the law firm Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP. Her areas of practice include estate planning and estate administration with an emphasis on tax-efficient estate planning for high net-worth individuals, multigenerational wealth transfers, business succession, charitable planning, gift and income tax planning, nuptial agreements and general probate and estate administration.


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Recent Articles and Publications:

Waxman v. Waxman
Boston Bar Association Trusts & Estates Blog, October 15, 2013

Massachusetts Passes Uniform Trust Code
Trusts & Estates Update, August 13, 2012

Speaking Engagements:

Boston Bar Association Program, 1.24.2014
Location: Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Role: Speaker
Topic: Trusts & Estates Mid-Year Review

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Newton Community Education Seminar, 4.24.2013
Location: Newton North High School, Newton, MA
Role: Speaker
Topic: Aging Parents & Their Adult Children: Strategies & Solutions for Decision-Making

C.P.E. Associates, Inc., 11.29.2011
Role: Speaker
Topic: Federal Transfer Tax Update

C.P.E. Associates, Inc., 11.30.2010
Role: Speaker
Topic: Federal Transfer Tax Update