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Ann I Weber

Ann I Weber

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning

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About Me

Attorney Ann (“Ami”) I. Weber, concentrates her practice in the areas of estate tax planning, estate administration, probate, and elder law. Ami has a particular interest in creative estate planning for authors and artists, and farmers and landowners.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    30 years
  2. Elder Law: 50%
    30 years

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, PC

1441 Main Street
Suite 1100
Springfield, MA, 01103

39 Main Street
Northampton, MA, 01060

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive198608/14/2015
MAActive198504/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Top 50 Women Lawyers In MassachusettsSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MassachusettsSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MassachusettsSuper Lawyers2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerShatz, Schwartz and Fentin, PC1985 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1995 - Present
The Estate Planning Council of Hampden County, Inc.Board member and past president1990 - Present
Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)Current member and former (and founding) board member1990 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Business WestTen Reasons You Might Need a Trust: And ten Why You Might Not2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawCum LaudeJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of ConnecticutAmerican Studies and HumanitiesMA - Masters1973
Duke UniversityMusic TheoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Farm BureauEstate Planning for Farmer2010
Lecture“Estate Planning for Authors and Artists,”2009
Legacy Bank“Learn How Trusts can Protect: You, Your Family, and Your Charitable Interests,”2008
Estate Planning for the Moderate Estate,”\Estate Planning for the Moderate Estate,2008
Estate Planning Council of Hampden CountySafeguarding the Castle: Can a Trust Keep the Dragon from the Gate?”2008
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMarital Deduction Formulas: Fun for the Entire Family2007
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys“Marital Deduction Formulas: Fun for the Entire Family,”2007
Bank of Western Mass“Understanding Massachusetts Estate Tax,”2007
Western New England Law SchoolEstate Planning for Unmarried Partners and Same Sex Couples in Massachusetts: Pitfalls and Opportunities,”2006
Elder Law ConferenceIncome Only Grantor Trust: Preserving the Home and Other Assets under the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005,”2006
Elder Law ConferenceIncome Only Grantor Trust: Preserving the Home and Other Assets under the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005,”2006
Berkshire County Estate Planning Council“Basics of the Transfer Tax System,”2005
Western New England College Tax Institute“Generation Skipping Tax Changes, Estate Planning and The Use of Trusts Under Tax Repeal,” Western New England College Tax Institute, 20012001