Cape Cod Estate and Trust Administration
Attorney F. Keats Boyd, Jr. (1936 - 2017), founded Boyd & Boyd, P.C. He graduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross, and received his doctorate in law from Stanford University. He had over 35 years of experience as a practicing estate planning attorney. Mr. Boyd was admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, the United States Tax Court, US District Court of Massachusetts, the US Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court of the United States. His legal experience earned him listings in the "Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers", as well as the highest professional and ethical rating in Martindale-Hubbell's National Directory of Lawyers.
Attorney Tom Wertman graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Magna Cum Laude from University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he was a Douglas Wood Merit Scholarship recipient and Daniel Webster Honors Scholar. He is admitted to the Bar of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court of Massachusetts. Tom previously worked for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel and as a clerk for the New Hampshire Superior Court. He has also volunteered with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which prepares income tax returns for low-income individuals and families.
Attorney Whitney N. Tashjian is a graduate of The College of the Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School. She is admitted to the Bar of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia (D.C.), the United States District Court of Massachusetts and the United States Tax Court. Prior to joining Boyd & Boyd, P. C., Whitney served as Counsel for the Law Office of Lindsey M. Straus, a general practice firm based on Cape Cod. She was a Securities Litigation Paralegal for five years at Mintz Levin in Boston, where she was responsible for filing securities class action and SEC cases on behalf of institutional investors. She also interned with the Law Offices of Vinca Jarrett & Associates, a small Boston based entertainment firm, culminating in an opportunity to represent the firm at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Whitney was a competitive figure skater with the United States Figure Skating Association and grew up spending her summers on the Cape with her family.
Attorney Timothy J. Erasmi graduated from Suffolk University with a B.S. in Philosophy Cum Laude. He then graduated Cum Laude from Suffolk University Law School, where he received a Trustee Academic Scholarship, and was a semi-finalist in the Moot Court Honor Board Clark Competition. He is admitted to the Bar of Massachusetts, United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court of Massachusetts. Attorney Erasmi spent his summers during High School and College working on Cape Cod at Sundae School Ice Cream Parlor in Dennisport, where he was a manager for many summers. In his free time, Attorney Erasmi enjoys golfing, watching sporting events, or reading nonfiction.
Attorney Lauren Kassira received her doctorate of law from Roger Williams University School of Law, where she was a Jurisprudence Scholarship recipient and Public Interest Scholar. While in law school, Lauren was a member of the Association for Public Interest Law. Additionally, she served as a clinical fellow for the Business Start-Up Clinic, where she assisted small businesses and nonprofit organizations in legal matters such as entity formation, tax exemption, contract review and drafting, and intellectual property concerns. Lauren graduated from College of the Holy Cross, and obtained her master's degree from Boston College School of Social Work. She is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and the United States Tax Court. Her admission to the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts is pending.