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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


Melissa advises high net worth individuals and families on estate planning and estate administration matters both in the United States and internationally. She has extensive experience helping clients with tax-efficient estate planning, multigenerational wealth transfers, business succession planning, charitable planning, gift and income tax planning, nuptial agreements and general probate and estate administration.

Prior to joining Burns & Levinson, she was an associate at a large national firm.


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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 CLE, 6.11.2015
Location: 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Role: Speaker
Topic: Trusts & Estates Year in Review 2015

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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