Boston law firm Casner & Edwards, LLP announces that attorney Don J.J. Cordell was recently appointed a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s (MBA) Probate Law Section Council. It is through the work of Section Councils that the MBA evaluates and effects change concerning the substantive issues and proposals that affect the practice of law across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Only those attorneys who have demonstrated clear professional leadership and have a reputation for professional expertise and excellence are appointed to a Council position. Cordell’s one-year term begins on September 1, 2016.
Cordell's law practice primarily focuses on estate and related tax planning and business law with particular emphasis on the representation of closely held and family businesses. He also specializes in administering trusts and estates, long-term-care planning and other elder law matters, estate planning for disabled persons, guardianship and conservatorship matters and representation of clients in probate controversies. Additionally, at the request of certain clients, Cordell serves in the role of executor (personal representative) and trustee. He also regularly serves as guardian ad litem by appointment of the Massachusetts Probate Courts.
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