Skip to main content
Russell E. Haddleton

Russell E. Haddleton

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax, Elder Law, Corporate & Incorporation

Russell Haddleton

How would you rate this lawyer?

If you’re a current or former client, share your thoughts (anonymously, if you prefer). Would you recommend this lawyer to other clients?

Review Russell Haddleton

About Me

Languages Spoken: French, German

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1957

  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    58 years
  2. Elder Law: 20%
  3. Tax: 20%
    58 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    58 years
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    58 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Judith A. McDougall-Flynn

    Russ Haddleton has been involved in the elder law bar for many years and is a fellow member of the Mass Chapter of NAELA. He is always willing to share his experience and knowledge with other members. I endorse Russ for elder law issues without hesitation.


    Judith McDougall-Flynn Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

251 South Street
Hyannis, MA, 02601-3926


FLMember in Good Standing198105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2010
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2005
Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)National Elder Law Foundation2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant CounselJohn Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company1960 - 1970

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMember, Power of Attorney Enactment Committee2009 - Present
Council of Advanced PractitionersMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Surrogate Decision MakingChairman2001 - 2009
Massachusetts Bar FoundationFellow2001 - Present
American Bar FoundationN/A2000 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Massachusetts chapter)Member2000 - Present
American Bar Association; Pre-Death Planning IssuesChairman1995 - Present
American Bar Association, Section of International Law and PracticeMember1995 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust SectionVice Chairman, Committee on Estate Planning and Drafting1994 - 1995
American Bar Association, Section of TaxationMember, Estate Planning Committee1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Probate Law SectionChairman1990 - 1992
Barnstable County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. ("MCLE")Drafting Wills and Trusts in Massachusetts1990
Estate Planning MagazineHow to Provide For a Spouse During Administration1988
Estate Planning in MassachusettsBooklet1986
Tax Law ReviewTravel Away From Home1962

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University Graduate Tax ProgramN/ALLM (Tax)1962
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1956