Judith M. Flynn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Quincy, MA

Falco & Associates, P.C.
 | 50 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 781-681-6638
Fax: 617-472-7394
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (80%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Elder Law Attorney Judith M. Flynn has devoted her entire career to helping elders and people with special needs and their families find the peace of mind they deserve for their important and complex legal issues.

Focusing exclusively on elder law, estate planning and special needs planning, Attorney Flynn delivers the personalized attention and compassionate support her clients need when developing a comprehensive plan regarding long-term care, estate planning, crisis planning, special needs planning, guardianships and conservatorships, and all other related matters. She also represents trustees, beneficiaries and personal representatives by assisting them with all aspects of probate and estate administration.

A 1994 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Boston, Attorney Flynn attended Suffolk University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2001. She served as an Associate at the Law Office of William J. Brisk from 2002 until 2004, when she established her own private practice on the South Shore.

A consummate professional and dedicated advocate for the rights of seniors, Attorney Flynn is an active member the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and its Massachusetts Chapter (MassNAELA). A past president of MassNAELA, she is an active member of their Public Policy and Litigation efforts, advocating for the rights of seniors across the Commonwealth. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and served on its Elder Law Advisory Task Force to review and revise the 2018 MBA/MassNAELA Elder Law Education Program workbook.

Regarded as one of the top elder law attorneys in the region, Attorney Flynn has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career. Boston magazine has named her a Five Star Estate Planning Attorney since 2010 and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named her a "Top Woman of Law" in 2011.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (80%)

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012

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About Judith Flynn

Admitted: 2002, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.thelegalcheckup.com/about-us

Honors/Awards:

  • President's Award, MassNAELA, 2016
  • President's Award, MassNAELA, 2013
  • Named by Super Lawyers as one of only seven Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts in Elder Law, as published in the April edition of Boston Magazine, 2017
  • Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyer, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  •  Five Star Wealth Manager/Estate Planning (Boston Magazine) - 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016  
  • Named among the "Top Women of Law", Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2011
  • National Guardianship Association's Outstanding Affiliate Member Award, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Massachusetts Chapter (MassNAELA)
  • Member, American Inn of Family and Probate Courts  
  • Member, MassNAELA Public Policy and Litigation Committee
  • Board of Directors of MassNAELA, Chapter President, 2015  
  • Co-Chair of NAELA's Annual Conference, 2017
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Past President, Massachusetts Guardianship Association (MGA - 2010, 2011)
  • Past President, Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (MassNAELA - 2014)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, No Bad Deed Should Go Unpunished: Evaluation And Discovery Of Cases Of Financial Abuse Of Elders, NAELA Quarterly, National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys, 2003

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Appeal No:  1718268 JS vs. MassHealth - at issue was whether the Entrance Deposit paid upon admission to the Continuinig Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Linden Ponds, was a countable asset for MassHealth eligibility purposes in a case where one member of the couple resided in the CCRC's nursing home and the other resided in her independent apartment at the CCRC.  According to the decision: "the appellants have carried their burden of showing, by a preponderence of the evidence, that the deposit fee they paid to the CCRC is not an available resource in a MassHealth eligibility determination." Community Spouse protections apply in CCRCs just as they do in any other setting under the MassHealth regulations. , 2018

Educational Background:

  • University of Massachusetts at Boston, summa cum laude, B.A. in Sociology and Health Care Studies, Recipient of the T. Scott Miyakawa Memorial Prize for outstanding achievement in the field of Sociology, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Special Needs Planning
Office Location for Judith M. Flynn

50 Quincy Avenue
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 781-681-6638

Fax: 617-472-7394

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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