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Oliver F. Ames, Jr.


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Oliver F. Ames, Jr. is a partner whose practice is concentrated in the areas of trusts & estates and exempt organizations. Olly's practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable giving and private foundation matters. In addition to having extensive experience with probate law and gift and estate tax issues, Olly frequently handles real estate and corporate matters as they relate to clients' estate planning needs.

Prior to joining Casner & Edwards, LLP, Olly was a partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston.

Honors & Awards

Boston Magazine, "Top Lawyers" - Trusts & Estates, 2022

The Best Lawyers in America - Trusts & Estates, 2013-2024

Massachusetts Super Lawyers - Probate, Estate Planning and Nonprofit Organizations, 2010-2022



Best Lawyers, 2021, 2023


  • Massachusetts

JD, Boston College Law School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Director and/or officer of several local charitable organizations

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