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  1. Trusts: 19%
    16 years
  2. Estate Planning: 19%
    16 years
  3. Guardianship: 19%
    16 years
  4. Elder Law: 19%
    16 years
  5. Other: 24%
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  • Meg Arnel-Rudansky

    Carolyn is both extremely competent and compassionate - two qualities that are essential to any family dealing with the disability of a family member. I have no hesitation in endorsing Carolyn.


    Meg Arnel-Rudansky Elder law Attorney
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Old City Hall
45 School Street
Boston, MA, 02108


NYCurrently registered 200003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Accredited AttorneyDepartment of Veterans Affairs2009
(Massachusetts does not recognize legal specialties)National Elder Law Foundation, Certified Elder Law Attorney 2005–present2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBlake & Associates2002 - Present
AttorneyShoffner and Associates (formerly Lavien Tveekrem and Shoffner)1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Tax SectionMember2002 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawEstate Planning & Elder LawLLM2011
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Boston University School of LawJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SSADH Association Symposium sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard UniversityGuardianships, Special Needs Trusts and the ABLE Act2016
Rhode Island Care Management NetworkThe Law of Fiduciary Decision Making: Minors, the Elderly, and the Disabled2013