Estate Planning Attorneys Cape Cod

Cape Cod Estate and Trust Administration

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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.

In 2012 he was named one of Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers.  In 2013 Mr. Boyd was named one of New England's top rated lawyers in “ Legal Leaders."  In 2014 he was once again named one of Boston's Top Rated Lawyers in "Legal Leaders"
He served clients from up and down the eastern seaboard especially from Massachusetts and Florida, and from as far west as California.
Attorney Boyd was a well known and well respected lecturer and was known for his regularly conducted educational seminars.
Mr. Boyd was a member of the Greater Boston Estate Planning Council, the Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod, and the National Association of Estate Planners, WealthCounsel®, and the Barnstable Bar Association. 


Atty F. Keats Boyd III

Attorney F. Keats Boyd, III, is a shareholder and President at the Law Offices of Boyd & Boyd, P.C. where he concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate, Trust & Retirement: Planning, Administration & Management, Asset Protection Planning, Business & Succession Planning, Charitable Planning, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, Tax Law and Trustee Services.  He is a graduate of College of the Holy Cross.  After serving in the US Air Force as a Captain he received his doctorate cum laude from Suffolk University Law School.  Mr. Boyd has been helping families handle and protect their estate related matters for over 20 years.  
His clients are from across the state, as well as up and down the eastern seaboard and from as far west as Arizona, California, Hawaii and Washington state.  Mr. Boyd is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, the United States Tax Court, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.   Mr. Boyd has authored several articles and has contributed to Leimberg Information Services, Inc.
Attorney Boyd is a well known and well respected lecturer. He’s regularly conducts educational seminars for continuing education credit, and for the general public.  Comments from past attendees include:  “The best I have attended”; “Very enlightening” and “Excellent presentation-learned a lot !”  His seminar topics include: “The New Tax Law & Your Plan: What You Must Do Now!”, “Have Recent Changes in the Law Sabotaged Your Estate Plan?”,  “Basic Estate Planning - Put not your trust in money, but put your money into the right kind of trust”, “Planning for Retirement Plans - What Everyone with an IRA, 401(k) or other Qualified Plan Needs to Know”, “Special Needs Planning - How to help that ‘Special’ Someone”,  “What a Successor Trustee Needs to Know”,  “Estate Planning for the Real Estate Investor”, “Protecting Your Home”, “Planning for the Moderate Estate”, “Planning for the $1+ Million Estate”, “A Walk Through Your Trust” and “Charitable Planning: Putting All the Pieces Together - Techniques Available to Donors”
He is also a member of  WealthCounsel®,  National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELATM), MBA Probate Law Section, the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Barnstable Bar Association, the Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod and Philanthropy Partners of Cape Cod & the Islands. 


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.  


Boyd & Boyd, P.C.

Centerville Gardens
1060 Falmouth Road, (Rte 28)
Hyannis, MA 02601

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