Meaghan E. Kelly

Of Counsel


Meaghan Kelly’s practice focuses on all aspects of trusts and estates – including estate and tax planning, taxation, probate, trust administration, including modification and reformation proceeding, tax offer in compromises and voluntary disclosure settlements, and guardianships.


Known for her experience in complex estate and trust administration and tax resolution matters – including contested tax matters – Meaghan works with clients to develop effective and efficient plans that center their unique goals and optimize tax advantages. She is well-versed in assisting families in planning for uncertainties in their future. She values authentically connecting with her clients, especially as they experience difficult times, such as grieving a loved one or preparing end-of-life plans. 

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LL.M., Taxation, Boston University School of Law

J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law

B.A., University of Delaware


Rhode Island


New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Tax Court

honors & awards

The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch (2022-2024)


Rhode Island Bar Association, Probate and Trust Committee

Massachusetts Bar Association

speaking engagements

“Rhode Island Estate Taxation: Practical Considerations & Tips,” Speaker, Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting, June 2024