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I have been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1990.  I came here to go to lawschool - Boston University.  I graduated,  magna cum laude (somewhat to my own surprise) from B.U. and when back, as I had planned, to New York City, but Massachusetts drew me back.    I came back to Massachusetts to work for a firm here, and then, in 1991 I came out on my own as solo practitioner.  For awhile I took whatever came in the door, including real estate, bankruptcy and divorce.  But I soon focused on estate planning.  It has everything I want - property, business, interesting legal questions, and something I hadn't realized the importance of in my practice - interesting people.  My passion is to help people arrange their property to accomplish their own goals.  In the process, I get to learn a lot about those goals, and about the lives and families of my clients.  They are all different, and all wonderful!


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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
    24 years, 50 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 50%
    24 years, 50 cases



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  • Dagmar Pollex

    I endorse this lawyer. Jennifer is extremely knowledgeable and uses top-notch estate planning solutions for her clients. At the same time, she has a knack for communicating legal issues into down-to-earth client friendly language.


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  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Deland is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a credit to the legal community and I highly endorse her legal services!


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Contact info

1660 Washington Street
Holliston, MA, 01746


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJennifer A. Deland, Counselor-at-Law2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Massachusetts Chapter)Member2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Helping the Sons Help their MotherShe signed a Life Trust, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Documents and a will
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Publication nameTitleDate
Metrowest Daily NewsSticky Note Estate Planning2012
Metrowest Daily NewsAmerican Nightmare2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Worcester Property Owners Association MeetingAsset Protection for Real Estate2012