Boston Elder Law Lawyers | Stephen Spano

Filed Under (Massachusetts) by Editor on 04-16-2012

Stephen Spano is the first and the only attorney in Essex County to be board certified as an elder law attorney in Boston by the National Elder Law Foundation.  He focuses his areas of practice in elder law, guardianship and conservatorship, estate administration, wealth transfer, asset protection, probate, medicaid planning, estate planning, wealth preservation, elder care, fiduciary services, and elder abuse.

Admitted to practice

  • Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1994


  • Super Lawyers, 2008–2011
  • Partner of the Year Award, Mystic Valley Elder Services
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation


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

Professional memberships

  • National Elder Law Foundation, president
  • Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, founding member, board of directors
  • North Shore Alzheimer’s Partnership, member
  • The Community Family, member, board of directors
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hospice of the North Shore, advisory board
  • Boston Estate Planning Counsel, Wealth Counsel, member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Massachusetts chapter, past president
  • Greater Medford Visiting Nurses Association, member, board of directors
  • Academy of Special Needs Planners, member
  • Massachusetts Guardianship Association, founding member, board of directors
  • Greater Lynn Senior Services, former vice-president, board of directors

Law Offices of Spano & Dawicki
605 Broadway | Second Floor
P.O. Box 1345
Saugus, Massachusetts 01906
(781) 231-7800


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