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Dzialo Kristin N.G.

Kristin N.G. Dzialo

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Kristin’s practice focuses on assisting individuals and families on articulating their legacy through the organized process of designing, drafting, and executing comprehensive estate plans, using revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, and other estate planning vehicles. She has experience advising individuals and families on unique assets types, like digital assets and frozen embryos/eggs/sperm, advising philanthropic individuals with significant charitable goals on implementing the most tax-efficient strategies for passing wealth, and advising high-net-worth married couples with taxable estates (Massachusetts and Federal), to pass the most amount of wealth in the most tax and cost-efficient way possible, while maintaining privacy.

Kristin’s prior experience as an Adjunct Professor at New England Law|Boston, allows her to approach estate planning with education, clarity, and compassion. She has an innate ability to explain complex concepts, with simple and clear language. Her goal with every client is that they truly understand their estate plan to ensure it is reflective of their personal goals and needs.

Recognition and Awards

  • Selected, Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star. Estate Planning and Probate, 2017, 2018

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member, USA500 Clubs, January 2017-Present
  • Co-Facilitator, Rising Stars Roundtable and Member of the Diversity and Empathy Committee, USA500 Clubs, 2020-Present
  • Co-Chair, Professional Advisors Council, Cambridge Community Foundation, December, 2016-Present
  • Massachusetts Notary Public, 2009-Present

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Estate Planning and Probate in the Digital World,” Boston Estate Planning and Probate Forum (October 6, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Estate Planning and Probate in the Digital World,” Boston Estate Planning and Probate Forum (September 15, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Digital Assets and Estate Administration,” Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) (August 17, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Special Drafting Considerations for Elderly Clients,” Boston Bar Association (February 11, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Boston Bar Association, The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Law,” Divorce and Estate Planning (March 5, 2018)
  • Contributing Author, “That’s Terrible...But It Would Never Happen to Me: Real Life Estate Planning Nightmares,” Darrow Wealth Management
  • Contributing Author, “8 Common Online Will Mistakes to Avoid,” Cake
  • Guest, “Happiness is Helping ,” The Boston Podcast (September 4, 2019)