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Jordan P. Bowne


Administrative Assistant

Abby Kraus

Jordan P. Bowne focuses his practice on all areas of trusts and estates. He works directly with high net-worth clients to design, structure and implement estate planning, and tax minimization strategies. Jordan’s practice also includes advising institutional and individual fiduciaries throughout the trust and estate administration process. He has experience advocating on behalf of trust and estate beneficiaries in resolving disputes with fiduciaries and other beneficiaries. Jordan also assists clients in pre-marital planning, including pre-nuptial agreements.

Jordan brings a well-balanced approach to his client representation, combining his knowledge of complex legal issues with a passion for developing creative solutions to best advance and achieve his clients' goals. Jordan counsels clients about the nuances of the law and the court process, drawing from his experience as a law clerk for the Massachusetts Probate & Family Court.

Prior to joining Casner & Edwards, Jordan was an attorney in the Private Client Group at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston.

Honors & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch,” – Trusts & Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Family Law, 2023-2024

Massachusetts Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” – Trusts & Estates, Fiduciary Litigation, 2016-2022

Boston Magazine, “Top Lawyers” – Trusts & Estates, 2022-2023

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Graduate of Boston Future Leaders Program, 2021

Boston Bar Association, Pro Bono Volunteer Recognition, 2015-2016

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

JD, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School
BA, University of Southern California

  • Co-chair, Fiduciary Litigation Subcommittee – Trusts & Estates Committee, Boston Bar Association
  • Volunteer instructor, Appellate Briefs & Arguments, Stand Up For Your Rights / Discovering Justice
  • Volunteer instructor, Boston Bar Association Law Day
  • Co-chair, Greater Boston Legal Services Associates Drive
  • Volunteer coach, Massachusetts Youth Soccer
  • Former board member, Development Working Group, Suffolk University Law School Clinical Program Advisory Board
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association


  • Author, Chapter on “Estate Planning for Divorce Lawyers,” and “Asset Valuation,” MCLE Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual 5th Edition, 2023
  • Contributing author, “Art Donation to Museums,” Estate Planning for Visual Artists: A Workbook for Attorneys & Executors, 2018
  • Author, Chapter on “Trial Practice Techniques,” MCLE Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual 3rd & 4th Editions, 2016 & 2019
  • Author, “Expect the Unexpected: Planning for Incapacity,” Boston Spirit Magazine, 2015
  • Author, “End of Life Issues and Competing Documents,” Social Law Guardianship Law Series: Complexities, Challenges & Latest Developments, 2015
  • Author, “Charitable Masterpieces: Tips for Artists and Collectors Seeking to Donate Art to Museums,” Boston Spirit Magazine, 2015
  • Author, “Assisted Reproductive Technology & Estate Planning,” Boston Spirit Magazine, 2015


  • Moderator, "Challenging Blended Families: The Intersection of Trust Administration and Fiduciary Litigation When Two Families Become One," Boston Bar Association Webinar, 2023
  • Adjunct Faculty, Suffolk University Law School, Private Sector Lawyering, 2023
  • Panelist, “Fiduciary Litigation Year in Review,” Social Law Library, 2023
  • Speaker, “Practice Tips for Serving as a Fiduciary,” Suffolk University Law School, Trusts & Estates Course, 2022-2023
  • Speaker, “Trust Compromises” and “Divisibility of Trust Interests as Assets in Divorce: Through the Lens of the Pfannenstiehl Decision,” Norfolk & Plymouth Estate & Business Planning Council (NPEPC): When a Great Estate Plan Collides with Life, 2015

News for Jordan

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Jordan P. Bowne Joins Casner & Edwards’ Highly Regarded Trusts & Estates Practice

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