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George C Constant

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Elder Law, Probate

About Me


George Constant is a trusts and estates attorney who focuses on helping individuals, families and business owners plan for everything they own and everyone they love. He excels in explaining complex and confusing legal issues to clients so that they can ultimately make the best decisions for themselves and their families.  George guides his client in creating plans that not only protect and preserve their assets for their loves ones, but also pass on their values and life lessons as part of a comprehensive legacy. 


 


George is an adjunct professor at Salem State College, teaching estate planning in the Graduate Certificate Program in Financial Planning.  He is a frequently requested lecturer for private industry, community groups and charitable organizations, and has been featured as an estate planning expert on financial radio programs. 


 


George holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, and a Juris Doctorate from New England School of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Skidmore College, where years later he proudly served as a Director on the Alumni Board. Prior to starting his own practice, George was associated with a downtown Boston Trusts & Estates firm, where he represented high-net-worth families and their businesses. George has also served as a consultant to both local and internationally renowned charitable organizations seeking to advance their missions through charitable gift planning.


 


When he’s not working, George enjoys spending time with his wife Joan, and their two sons, Dean and John. An avid soccer fan and certified “Soccer Dad”, George travels to the far ends of Massachusetts (and beyond) most weekends to watch his kids play the ultimate team sport.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Estate Planning: 60%
    26 years, 2.25 thousand cases
  2. Elder Law: 15%
    26 years, 370 cases
  3. Business: 15%
    26 years, 370 cases
  4. Probate: 10%
    26 years, 250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Lawrence James Christopher

    George is a highly skilled attorney who is well respected in the legal community. I have no doubt that when I refer a client to George, I am putting them in very capable hands to look out for their estate planning needs.

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    Lawrence Christopher Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Aaron Wiley

    George is an extremely intelligent lawyer able to find simple solutions to complex problems. George takes the time to analyze the issue at hand before jumping a quick solution. This careful consideration of each issue ensures that his clients receive quality advice. George is the type of attorney that I would recommend without hesitation.

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    Matthew Wiley Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Constant Law Group, PC

52 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA, 02421

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive198904/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
FellowLegacy Builder Institute2010
Superb RatingAvvo2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSalem State University2005 - 2012
Founder & PrincipalConstant Law Group, P.C.2003 - Present
Director of Planned GivingSchepens Eye Research Institute2001 - 2003
Director of Gift & Estate PlanningSalem State College1998 - 2000
AssociateGordon & Friedler1990 - 1998
Student AttorneyBoston University Federal Tax Clinic1990 - 1990
Adjunct ProfessorNewbury College1988 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning AttorneysTreasurer2013 - Present
Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning AttorneysBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Business Network International, Lexington, MA ChapterPresident2012 - Present
Business Network International - Lexington, MA ChapterTreasurer2011 - 2012
Boston Estate Planning CouncilMember2010 - 2012
Business Networking International, Lexington, MA ChapterMembership Committee2009 - 2011
Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning AttorneysMember2008 - Present
Advisors' ForumMember2007 - Present
Wealth CounselMember2006 - Present
Planned Giving Group of New EnglandMember1998 - 2004
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Philanthropic estate planning caseEliminitated Estate Tax, Established Legacy, Saved Commission Through Private Sale of Residence to Charity

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
SightingsCharitable Giving Through Your IRA2009
EnvisionA Tribute to the Unknown Donor2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1990
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Skidmore CollegeGovernementBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Spring CLE MeetingBalancing Estate and Income Tax Considerations in Massachusetts Estate Plans2015
Practice DevelopmentReasonable Marketing Goals and Initiatives for Solo Practitioners2012
Estate Planning 101Client Care & Retention2011
NY Life Agent TrainingEstate Planning for Individuals with Special Needs2009
2010 Roth IRA ConversionsEstate Planning for Retirement Account2009
Estate Planning SymposiumCharitable Estate Planning2008
Elder Care SeminarTransition Planning for Your Aging Parents2008
Protecting Your Health & Your WealthEstate Planning Secrets2007
HCRI Estate Planning WorkshopClient Centered Estate Planning2007
Coley Estate Planning WorkshopEstate Planning at the Dawn of the New Millenium2004
Life Long Learning InstituteEstate Planning1999
Bentley College Tax ForumLong Term Care Planning1995
Money MechanicsEstate Planning1994