Kevin G. Diamond, CPA

Top rated Estate & Trust Litigation attorney in Natick, Massachusetts

Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean, LLP
Kevin G. Diamond, CPA
Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean, LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1992

Education: New England Law | Boston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean, LLP

190 North Main Street
Natick, MA 01760 Visit website

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As a partner with Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean LLP, law firm in Natick, Massachusetts, attorney Kevin G. Diamond provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving PROBATE AND TRUST LITIGATION and probate administration. As an Attorney and CPA, Mr. Diamond has in-depth knowledge of finding and assets and resolving Estate and/or Trust disputes through mediation and/or trial.  Mr. Diamond has strong forensic skills that allow him to find and/or follow the money.  

No stranger to complex estate litigation, Mr. Diamond has conducted undercover work for his clients, and he has served as a securities fraud Investigator for the Massachusetts Securities Division as well as a Federal Investigator for bank fraud for the FDIC. He has also represented families victimized by the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and he has prosecuted and defended a number of multimillion-dollar claims involving shareholder disputes, will contests, broker dealer investigations and more.  Mr. Diamond was a part of the Mass. Court's Task Force which established a specialized court for "Fiduciary Litigation" (aka: Will and Trust Litigation) called the Fiduciary Litigation Section Court as part of the Mass. Family and Probate Court.  This is the best forum for sophisticated fiduciary litigation.  Mr. Diamond has most of his cases in the forum.  

As an estate planning attorney, Mr. Diamond has helped countless clients establish their final wishes while assisting them with creating a lasting legacy for their heirs and loved ones. A leader in his field, he has several publications to his credit, and he has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to estate planning, exploitation of the elderly, tax matters, SEC claims and other subjects.

As further evidence of his leadership skills, Mr. Diamond has served on the executive management board and finance committee of the Massachusetts Bar Association, where he is also a member of the House of Delegates, the Deficit Reduction Sub-Committee and the organization's Taxation Law and Probate Law Section Councils. He was a fellow with the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.

A graduate of Stonehill College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a licensed CPA, Mr. Diamond obtained his Juris Doctor from New England Law | Boston in 1992. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts as well as the U.S. Tax Court. A selfless attorney known for his pro bono work, he received the Massachusetts Bar Association's Volunteer of the Year Award for his contributions to the organization's Centennial Fundraising committee, where he acquired significant sponsorships for the association's centennial celebration.

Practice areas

Estate & Trust Litigation

Focus areas

Will Contests

  • 100% Estate & Trust Litigation

First Admitted: 1992, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.ricomurphydiamondbean.com/kevin-g-diamond

Educational Background:
  • Stonehill College, North Easton, MA, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, May 1977
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • “A Primer on IRC Section 165(c)(2)”, PIABA Bar Journal, Vol. 14, No. 4, Winter 2008.
  • “IRS Authorizes Paying Whistleblowers”, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal, Vol. 18 No. 8, April 2011.
  • “The Madoff Mess”, Taxation Law Section, Massachusetts Bar Association, Section Review, Vol. 11, No.1 , 2009.
  • “The Deductibility of Investment Theft – Part II”, SumNews,Vol. 19 No. 6, Winter 2008.
  • “The Deductibility of Investment Theft – Part I”, SumNews,Vol. 19 No. 5, Fall 2008.
  • “What Every Practitioner Needs to Know About the New Tax Act”, Program Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association, February 16, 2011.
  • “Navigating the Madoff Recovery Maze”, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Panel Member, March 4, 2009.
  • “Probating Real Estate Start to Finish”, Program Co-Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association, April 6, 2010.
  • “Drafting the Simple Will”, Panel Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, April 27, 2010.
  • “A Trust Series You Can Trust: A Comprehensive Guide to Trust Practice – Types of Trusts”, Program Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association, March 29, 2011.
  • “The Basics of Developing an Estate Plan”, Program Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association, July 28, 2011.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • “Guardianship/Conservatorship under the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Court”, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, May 2012.
  • “Whistleblowing: IRS, SEC, and the Fake Claims Act”, Presenter, Sargent, McCoy, CPE, LLC, a three hour webinar for CPAs nationally, October 2012.
  • “The Financial and Legal Exploitation of the Elderly”, Presenter, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, February 2013.
Honors/Awards:
  • Volunteer of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Bar Association for his work on the MBA Centennial Fundraising Committee acquiring significant sponsorships for the MBA centennial celebration, September 2011.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Elder Abuse: the Legal and Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Massachusetts. Society of CPA’s (MSCPA)
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  • U.S. Tax Court
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Super Lawyer , 2020

Office location for Kevin G. Diamond, CPA

190 North Main Street
Natick, MA 01760

Phone: 508-271-7724

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

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