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Burns & Levinson Announces Meaghan Kelly Joins Private Client Group as Of Counsel

January 31, 2024


Providence, RI, January 31, 2024 – Burns & Levinson LLP announced today that Meaghan Kelly has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Group as Of Counsel. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson, she was a partner at Cameron & Mittleman LLP, where she handled complex trusts and estate matters for over five years. Previously, she served as Chief of the Estate and Gift Tax Department at Rhode Island’s Division of Taxation.

With nearly 15 years of experience, Kelly focuses her practice on estate and tax planning, taxation, probate, trust administration, business planning, guardianships, tax resolution/compliance matters with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the U.S. Tax Court, and has broad experience practicing in the courts and before administrative state agencies in these jurisdictions.

“We are excited to add Meaghan to our highly regarded trusts and estate team,” said Paul Mastrocola, Managing Partner at Burns & Levinson. “Her expertise in complicated trust, estate, and tax planning issues, and experience navigating the Rhode Island and Massachusetts court systems, makes her a great fit for our clients and our firm.” 

Kelly serves as Co-Chair of the Probate and Trust Committee with the Rhode Island Bar Association. She was named a “One to Watch” by Best Lawyers in America for the past three consecutive years (2022-2024). She received her J.D., cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2009 and her LL.M in taxation from Boston University School of Law in 2011. She received her B.A. from the University of Delaware in 2002.

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