Stephen J. Spano MBA, JD, CELA

Stephen J. Spano MBA, JD, CELA

Location:
Saugus, Massachusetts
Phone:
781-231-7800
1-855-227-4645 (Toll Free)
855-227-4645 (1-855-Caring-Law)
Fax:
781-231-7900
Email:

The Law Office of Stephen Spano is dedicated solely to Elder Law and Estates. Attorney Spano is one of only several Massachusetts Elder Law Attorneys who is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. The Firm's extensive staff and specialization solely in Elder Law and Estates provides clients the security in knowing that their concerns are being addressed by dedicated and caring specialists.

The firm is conveniently located directly on Route 1 in Saugus at a highway interchange and is only minutes from Logan Airport, Downtown Boston and all major highways.

The office and all facilities are ADA compliant.

The Firm takes pride in not only providing unparalleled service, but also expert knowledge. An example of that knowledge is the depth and breadth of continuation education in which the entire staff participates on a regular basis.

Partial Sampling of Advanced Legal Training in which Attorney Spano has participated since January, 2000.

  • September 22, 2000, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Symposium
  • November 16-19, 2000, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Advanced Elder Law Institute, Colorado Springs, CO
  • January 2001, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Unprogram, Dallas, TX
  • March 23, 200, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Institute on Asset Protection, Medicaid Planning and Tax Analysis
  • September 14, 2001, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Symposium
  • January 2002, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Unprogram, Dallas, TX
  • March 15, 2002, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Institute on Using Trusts in Planning for Disabled and Elderly Clients
  • April 17-21, 2002, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Law Symposium, Baltimore, MD
  • October 4, 2002, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Symposium on Emerging Issues and Sophisticated Planning Resources
  • November 17-21, 2002, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Advanced Elder Law Institute, Albuquerque, NM
  • January 2003, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Unprogram, Dallas, TX
  • March 21, 2003, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Institute on Public Benefits in a Time of Diminishing Government Resources
  • May 13, 2003, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Advanced Practitioner Retreat, Miami, FL
  • May 14-18, 2003, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Law Symposium Miami, FL
  • November 14-16, 2003, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Advanced Elder Law Institute, Dallas, TX
  • January 2004, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Unprogram, Dallas, TX
  • March 26, 2004, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys / Suffolk University Law School, Center for Advanced Legal Studies, New England Elder Law Institute on Aging in Place
  • May 20-23, 2004, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Law Symposium, Hilton Head, SC
  • November 11-14, 2004, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Joint Conference with the National Guardianship Association and the National College of Probate Judges on Law and Aging Partnerships, Colorado Springs, CO

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1994

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Northeastern University
    • M.B.A. - 1989
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
    • B.A.
    • Major: English
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Mystic Valley Elder Services 2002 Partner of the Year Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Elder Law Foundation, President
  • National Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, Immediate Past President
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • National Elder Law Foundation, Certified Elder Law Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Director & Former Vice-president of the Board of Directors of Greater Lynn Senior Services, Inc.
  • Director, The Community Family, Inc.
  • Director, Bunker Hill Community College Foundation Board