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  1. Family: 65%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Probate: 10%

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Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP

55 Old Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA, 01773



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Women In Law 2014Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly2014
SuperLawyerBoston Magazine2013
SuperLawyerBoston Magazine2012
Phi Beta KappaNew York University1971
Founders Day AwardNew York University1971
Alexander Schluger AwardNew York University1971
5.0 Pre-EminentMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSmith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP2005 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Inns of CourtLeadership Council2014 - Present
Massachusetts Family and Probate American Inn of CourtPast President2012 - 2013
American Inns of CourtPast Trustee2010 - 2014
Boston Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers ProjectN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly"Estate Planning Tips for Parents of Divorcing Children"2002
Journal of Geriatric PsychiatryAn Overview of the Law of Advanced Directives: How Massachusetts Answered the Call1993
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York UniversitySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laude1971
Boston College Law SchoolN/AJDN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
First meeting of the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of CourtCharter Presentation2014
First meeting of the SE MA Family Law American Inn of CourtHistory of Mentoring2013
Vermont Law School CompetitionHistory of Mentoring2012