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Claire’s practice focuses primarily on estate planning and estate administration. She works with clients to develop their estate plans, which includes advising them on necessary estate planning documents and discussing their asset allocation prior to death.  She also guides fiduciaries through all aspects of administrating estates and trusts.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2016-Present)
  • Law Offices of Clements Pajak LLC
    • Associate Attorney (2013-2015)
  • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
    • Summer Counsel (May, 2012-August, 2012)
  • Boston College Law School Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project
    • Student Attorney (September, 2011-May, 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Public Service Committee, Co-Chair; Trusts and Estates New Development Committee, Member

Bar Memberships

  • Florida
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

News & Insight


In uncertain times, GRATS can provide certain benefits

March 13, 2017

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Trusts & Estates 2017 Tax Update

March 6, 2017

This article summarizes federal and state wealth transfer and income tax laws that could affect your estate planning and discusses strategies for tailoring your estate plan to maximize tax savings.Federal Estate and Gift Tax. The current federal estate, gi…


What Changes Might We Expect with Trump Presidency?

December 8, 2016

As a result of the recent election, both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government will be under Republican control. President-elect Donald Trump and the House Republicans have formulated their own tax plans, and changes to the tax c…


Proposed New Rules Will Eliminate Discounts on Transfers of Interests in Family-Owned Entities

September 9, 2016

In September, the IRS announced proposed Treasury Regulations which, when finalized, will make sweeping changes to the way in which ownership interests in family-owned businesses or family-owned investment entities will be valued for federal estate, gift a…


Trusts & Estates 2016 Tax Update

May 12, 2016

Recent years have seen significant shifts in estate, gift, and income tax policies at the federal level. However, after several years of changes, the federal tax landscape has stabilized somewhat. The following summarizes federal and state law that could a…

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