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The Attorneys of Pabian & Russell

Steven M. Carr

Steven M. Carr is a partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, business succession planning and tax controversies. He co-manages the firm's estate planning and administration department. His clients consist of families, high-net worth individuals and privately held businesses.

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Steven M. Cohen

Steven M. Cohen is a partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC, leading our elder law group. Mr. Cohen is one of Greater Boston's most noted elder attorneys, working for the elderly and disabled. For over twenty years he has been dedicated to educating professionals and the community on the intricacies of elder law.

Mr. Cohen speaks regularly before senior and professional groups including the American Bar Association, the Boston Tax Institute, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Harvard Medical School, as well as to health care professionals in hospitals and nursing homes.

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Marlee Cowan

Marlee Cowan is an associate with Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in estate and probate administration, probate litigation, guardianships, conservatorships, estate planning, trust administration, real estate and tax matters. Marlee received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from New England School of Law, where she earned numerous academic awards.  She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Interdisciplinary Studies emphasizing International Relations and Human Rights Protection.

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Megan L. Dean

Megan L. Dean concentrates in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, and estate administration. Megan received her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2015 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Psychology from Colby College in 2009. Megan interned at Pabian & Russell, LLC throughout her second and third years of law school.

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Jessica A. Demmerly

Jessica A. Demmerly is a senior associate with Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the area of estate planning and elder law. Jessica received her Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Philosophy from Boston College in 2006. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jessica worked in the field of geriatric social services. 

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Maura Greene

Maura Greene is an employment lawyer and trial attorney with over 25 years of experience, who advises individuals and businesses on employment matters. She is experienced in drafting and negotiating severance agreements, drafting employment contracts and employee handbooks, and handling overtime pay claims and other wage and hour claims. She handles a range of litigation matters including shareholder and business disputes, sexual harassment claims and discrimination claims. She has received certification by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to conduct harassment and discrimination prevention training.

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Pamela L. Halter

Pamela L. Halter is a partner with Pabian &anp; Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, and estate tax planning. Pamela received her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 2009 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Political Science from Boston University in 2006. Pamela is currently enrolled in Boston University School of Law’s LLM in Taxation program and will graduate in May of 2017.

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Patricia Keane Martin

Patricia Keane Martin is a Partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in a broad range of estate matters including elder law, special needs and disability planning, trust planning, and general estate planning. In addition to estate and elder law matters, Patricia concentrates on all aspects of probate litigation involving will contests, estate administration disputes, trust and fiduciary, and contested guardianships and conservatorships.

Ms. Keane frequently lectures on special needs planning, elder law, and probate controversies. She has been a lecturer for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and was an instructor in business law at Northeastern University

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Marc D. Kornitsky

Marc Kornitsky is of counsel at Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of litigation. Marc represents clients in State and Federal courts. Marc represents individuals, closely held corporations, insurance companies, banks and condominium associations in disputes involving contracts, partnerships, employment, leases, land use, professional licensing, fiduciary matters, collection matters, construction claims, wrongful death and defense of suit. Marc has represented severely injured parties in personal injury litigation. Provided counsel to new business entities and existing businesses concerning start-up, contractual issues, non-compete agreements, acquisitions, permitting, insurance coverage issues, financing, partnership disputes and buy-sell agreements.

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Kimberly A. Kramer

Kimberly A. Kramer is a partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC and concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate law and commercial real estate. Kim has a depth of experience in a wide range of commercial transactions including, but not limited to business formation; mergers and acquisitions; the drafting and negotiation of all types of contracts, including but not limited to operating, shareholder/buy-sell, employment and joint venture agreements; trademark filing and portfolio management; and commercial leasing and conveyancing.  Kimberly received her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law, where she also served as an editor of the cooperative law journal, The Forum.  She completed her undergraduate work at the Pennsylvania State University where she graduated with a B.S. in French with a business focus.

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Richard Kutia

Richard Kutia is an associate with Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of elder law and estate planning. Richard earned his Juris Doctor from New England School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining Pabian & Russell, Richard worked as a law clerk with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office where he made numerous appearances before the court under Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:03.

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Raida Lopez

Raida (Maggie) Lopez is an attorney at Pabian & Russell, LLC. Her practice area of expertise is estate planning. Maggie works with the trusts and estates group concentrating her practice on estate planning, estate administration, probate litigation, and real estate.

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Celia Marcum

Lara A. McKenna

Lara A. McKenna, a partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrates in the areas of business and general corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, federal securities law, private placements of equity securities, and corporate entity selection and formation. Lara advises both public and private corporations on the above areas and general corporate matters.

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Lynn E. O'Brien

Lynn E. O’Brien is a partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC and focuses her practice on estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates. Her expertise includes designing, drafting and implementing tax efficient estate plans.

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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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Robert M. Russell, Jr.

Robert M. Russell, Jr. is a founding partner at Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of estate planning, corporate and business law, business succession planning, tax law, probate law, and trusts. His clients consist of families, high-net worth individuals, financial service providers, and privately held businesses. Bob represents both emerging and established businesses in all areas, including business formation, bank and capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, real estate purchases, sales and leasing, and distribution and joint agreements.

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Jennifer Taddeo

Jennifer D. Taddeo is a senior associate with Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, trust and estate administration, elder law and long term care planning, as well as special needs planning. Ms. Taddeo provides services to individuals, families, fiduciaries, entrepreneurs and business owners. She is experienced in drafting wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and other estate planning documents. Ms. Taddeo assists clients with wealth transfer strategies designed to minimize overall estate tax liability while protecting beneficiaries from creditors. Her expertise in trust and estate administration extends to complex tax and disclaimer issues.

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Jacob G. Weintraub

Jacob G. Weintraub is of counsel to Pabian & Russell, LLC, concentrating in the area of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Graduating cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, Jacob has over a decade of experience in drafting and prosecuting both U.S. and foreign patent applications, preparing opinions, and counseling both small and large clients on a range of strategic intellectual property issues. In particular, Jacob has acquired expertise in the preparation of patent strategy for start-up and established companies, academic institutions, and solitary inventors, including the construction and evaluation of patent portfolios, and the establishment of validity/infringement opinions. Jacob brings enthusiasm and creativity to his practice, which has included experience with pharmaceuticals, small molecules, and biotech related inventions, as well as instrumentation, devices, business methods, and life cycle management considerations (both patent and FDA related).

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