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Jay M. Pabian

Jay M. Pabian is the managing partner of Pabian & Russell, LLC, and has more than 30 years of experience as a tax lawyer and certified public accountant. He provides sophisticated yet practical legal and tax advice and representation to his clients. Jay's areas of concentration include business and employment law, tax law, wills and trusts, estate and wealth preservation planning, asset protection planning, special needs planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and franchise law.

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Jay M. Pabian

Areas of Practice

  • Business, franchise and employment law, tax law, wills and trusts, estate and wealth preservation planning, asset protection planning, special needs planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration.
  • Clients consist of high-net worth individuals, senior executives, privately held business, law and accounting firms, medical and dental practices, financial service providers, franchisees.

Education

  • Graduate of Brandeis University
  • Master’s in Taxation from Boston University Law School
  • Master’s in Business Administration and Accounting from Northeastern University

Honors & Awards

  • Awarded the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts consecutively since 2009
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Lists by Law & Politics and New England Super Lawyers consecutively since 2008
  • 2012 Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers list- exclusive list is composed of Boston lawyers who have been awarded an “AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyer List 2004, 2008-2015 published in Boston Magazine
  • Named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers Top 100 in Massachusetts List 2013
  • Named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England List 2014
  • 2016 Boston Five Star Financial Service Provider by Five Star Professionals
  • Lawyer of Distinction 2015/2016 by lawyersofdistiction.com

Published Works

  • New England Law Journal “Guiding Your Baby Boomer Clients Through the Challenges of Long-Term Care” WebCPA By Jay M.Pabian, Esq. and Jessica Weisner Enners, LICSW

Teaching & Speaking Engagements

  • Adjunct Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law in Estate and Gift Tax Taxation and Advanced Estate Planning
  • Speaker, Mass Bar Association
  • Speaker, Boston Tax Institute
  • Speaker, American Cancer Society

Professional Associations

  • American and Boston Bar Associations
  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Has served as President, New England Region of American Association of Attorneys and CPAs
  • Has served as President of Sharon Rotary Club, President of New England Region of Jewish National Fund
  • Corporate Council for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of Rhode Island
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Tax Court

Jay M. Pabian is the managing partner of Pabian & Russell, LLC, and has more than 30 years of experience as a tax lawyer and certified public accountant. He provides sophisticated yet practical legal and tax advice and representation to his clients. Jay's areas of concentration include business and employment law, tax law, wills and trusts, estate and wealth preservation planning, asset protection planning, special needs planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and franchise law. His clients consist of high-net worth individuals, senior executives, privately held businesses, law and accounting firms, medical and dental practices, financial service providers, franchisee associations, supply-chain purchasing and distribution entities, and health and non-profit organizations.

Prior to entering private law practice in 1983, Jay was a certified public accountant at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, one of the top four CPA firms in the world. Jay is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds a Master’s in Taxation from Boston University School of Law and a Master’s in Business Administration and Accounting from the Graduate School of Professional Accounting at Northeastern University. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at New England School of Law and has published an article in the New England Law Journal. Jay has also taught classes at Northeastern School of Law in Advanced Estate Planning and Estate and Gift Taxation. Jay has been named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts each year since 2009. He has also been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list by Law & Politics and New England Super Lawyers annually since 2008, a distinction given to only the top 5 % of attorneys in Massachusetts.

Jay is admitted to practice before the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Jay is the co-chairman of the Corporate Council for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge. He has also served as President of the Sharon Rotary Club, as well as president of the New England Region of the Jewish National Fund, as well as on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Jay is a member of the American and Boston Bar Associations, the Boston Estate Planning Council, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, Jay is a member of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.

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