Dedicated to service, whether to law clients, law school students, other attorneys or people in need. Best effort given to every case, big or small. Dedicated to learning and understanding the law and its application, and to teaching students the necessity of precision in legal thinking and analysis.
Member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, including its Massachusetts Chapter. Member of Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council. Have served on its Board of Directors. Member of Massachusetts Bar Association Probate and Taxation Sections.
Member of local Rotary Club. Rotary is the pre-eminent volunteer, civic organization. Have served in Rotary positions of club president, director, secretary and treasurer. Serving last several years at both Club and District levels. Currently working with high school youth in Rotary Youth Exchange program of year-long international exchange of students between U.S. and numerous other countries. Students live with host families, attend local high school, are fully immersed in language and culture of host country, and grow in self confidence, self reliance, maturity and independence, while spreading goodwill among nations.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Paul Harris Fellow (Service Award)||Rotary Club of North Andover||2010|
|Adjunct Professor - Wills & Trusts and Elder Law||Massachusetts School Of Law At Andover||1992 - Present|
|Owner||Law Office of Robert P. Ford||1979 - Present|
|Commercial Litigation Attorney||Reimer & Braunstein, Boston||1976 - 1979|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Massachusetts School of Law||Adjunct Professor||1992 - Present|
|Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council||Member, former Director||1992 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||1990 - Present|
|Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education New England||Drafting Successful Medicaid Trusts||2015|
|Boston University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|Tufts University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1969|
|MA Ch National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Establishing Medicaid Eligibility with Trusts||2014|
|Council on Aging Law Update||Planning for the Elderly||2014|
|Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council||Challenges in Handling Medicaid Appeals||2014|
|MassHealth Board of Hearings Appeal||Client eligibility for long term care benefits established.|
Posted by Susan
Sat Apr 15 2017