Kenneth Brier

Kenneth Brier

Brier, Marandett & Rossetti LLP
  • Tax Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Massachusetts
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Needham, Massachusetts tax and estate planning lawyer, Attorney Brier was admitted to the Bars of Massachusetts in 1980, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts in 1980, and the U.S. Tax Court in 1986. He was also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts in 1981. Website: http://www.brierganz.com Professional Affiliations * Member, American Bar Association * Member, Boston Bar Association (Past co-chair of Trusts & Estates Section and of Estate Planning Committee) * Member, Massachusetts Bar Association * Member, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants * Member, Boston Estate Planning Council * Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a national elective organization of distinguished trust and estate attorneys (Member of International Estate Planning Committee) * Earned listing in the selective and highly regarded publications, The Best Lawyers in America® and Massachusetts Super Lawyers® Selected Speaking Engagements * Qualified and Nonqualified Plan Distributions: Massachusetts Taxation of Nonresidents, presented for the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants * "Massachusetts Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates," presented at the Bentley Annual State Tax Forum * "What Happens at Date of Death: The Role of an Executor and Others in Administering an Estate," presented for the Boston Security Analysts Society * "Asset Protection Planning-Selected Issues," presented for the CPE Institute for Accountants * "Recent Developments in U.S Tax Planning for the Multinational Family," presented at the Fourth Annual International Forum on Offshore Trusts for Private Clients in New York City, sponsored by the Institute for International Research; "Transferring the Business: Succession Planning," presented at a program for the Choice of Business Entity, sponsored by Professional Education Systems, Incorporated * "Family Limited Partner

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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Professional Experience
Partner
Brier, Marandett & Rossetti LLP
Current
Education
Columbia Law School
J.D. (1979)
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Princeton University
A.B. (1975) | Economics
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Honors: cum laude
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Professional Associations
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Boston Bar Association
Past co-chair of Trusts & Estates Section
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Massachusetts Bar Association
Member
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American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
Fellow
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Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP)
Member
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Boston Estate Planning Council
Member
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Boston Fiduciary Inns of Court
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
State, Federal estate tax planning in a world reshaped
Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly
Estate Taxes and Carryover Basis
SumNews
Certifications
Certified Public Accountant
Massachusetts
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Brier, Marandett & Rossetti LLP
160 Gould Street, Suite 320
Needham, MA 02494-2300
USA
Telephone: (781) 453-0030
Fax: (781) 239-8909