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Tamara E Kolz

Tamara E Kolz

also known as Tamara E Kolz Griffin

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Marriage & Prenuptials

Tamara Kolz

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%

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Contact Info

Law Office of Tamara E. Kolz Griffin

102 Lakeshore Drive
Wayland, MA, 01778

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive199306/03/2012

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in New England for Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers Business Edition for Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers2014
Rising StarMassachusetts Super LawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Clinical InstructorWilmer Hale Legal Services Center Of Harvard Law School2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Tamara E. Kolz Griffin2009 - Present
PartnerHolland & Knight2001 - 2009
AssociateHolland & Knight1993 - 2001
Summer AssociateWilmerhale1992 - 1993

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Probate Law SectionMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Trusts & Estates SectionMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Tax SectionMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Boston UniversityTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Northeastern UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Professors CornerImplications of Same Sex Marriage for Real Estate and Trust/Estates Practitioners2013
National WebinarIn the Wake of Windsor and Perry: Estate Planning for Same Sex and Unmarried Couples2013
Lavender Law ConferenceAdvanced Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2013
Lavender Law ConferenceBasic Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2013
Access 2013Estate Planning2013
2013 Annual Meeting and Education ConferenceEstate Planning for NonTraditional Families and Same-Sex Couples2013
Outlaw CLE eventEstate Planning for LGBT, unmarried couples2012
National TeleconferenceEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2012
Lavender Law ConferenceBasic Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2012
Lavender Law Conference's LGBT Family Law InstituteEstate Planning and Drafting for the Demise of DOMA2011
Lavender Law ConferenceAdvanced Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples2011
Lavender Law ConferenceBasic Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2011
National LGBT Bar AssociationTax Issues Through the LGBT Prism: How Already Complex Tax Laws Become Even More Complicated for Same-Sex Couples2010
Massachusetts Bar AssociationSame-Sex Marriage: New Protections and New Planning Challenges2010
Lavender Law ConferenceAdvanced Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2010
Boston Bar Association CLEDrafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements2010
11th Annual Estate Planning ConferenceSame-Sex Marriage and Relationship Recognition in New England: New Protections and New Challenges2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Divorce2009
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Estate Planning for Subsequent Marriages and Same-Sex Marriages2009
Massachusetts Bar AssociationPlanning for Same Sex Couples2009
Estate Planning Council of ClevelandPlanning for Unmarried Couples and Non-Traditional Families2009
Boston Estate Planning CouncilEstate Planning and Family Litigation Avoidance: Strategies for Gay/Lesbian Couples2009
Lavender Law ConferenceAdvanced Trust, Estate and Probate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2008
Holland & Knight Estate Planning Institute for Private Wealth Services Attorneys'Til Death Do Us Part - Maybe: Considering Potential Marriage Difficulties or Divorce in Drafting and Administering Trusts2008
American Law InstituteAdvanced Estate and Tax Planning for Same-Sex Couples2008
Advanced Estate Planning ConferenceNon-Traditional Gifts and Distributions2008
Advanced Estate Planning ConferenceEstate Planning for Non-Traditional Families2008
9th Annual Estate Planning ConferenceEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2008
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples and Subsequent Marriages2007
Lavender Law ConferenceEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2007
Estate Planning ConferenceSame-Sex Estate Planning2007
Advanced Estate Planning ConferenceEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples and Non-Traditional Families2007
Speaker SeriesEstate Planning and Tax Considerations for Same-Sex Couples,2006
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Update on Prenuptial Agreements2006
Lavender Law ConferenceUnraveling Same Sex Relationships: Tax and Other Ramifications2006
Lavender Law ConferenceEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2006
Holland & Knight Estate Planning Institute for Private Wealth Services AttorneysEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples2006
Lavender Law ConferenceWhen the Love Ends in Our Families: Property Agreements and Litigation2005
Holland & Knight Estate Planning Institute for Private Wealth Services AttorneysMarital and Non-Marital Agreements for Same-Sex Couples2005
Boston Bar AssociationAnimals and the Law: More Issues Than You Realize2005
ABA Annual ConferenceUnraveling Same-Sex Relationships2005
Lavender Law ConferenceNegotiating Agreements for Economically Unequal Couples: Prenuptial and Cohabitation Agreements for Same-Sex Couples2004
ABA national teleconferenceLegal Issues For Gay Couples2004
ABA Annual ConferenceMarriage Redefined: Separate, Equal or Somewhere in Between2004
Boston Bar AssociationPrenuptial Agreements2002