Judith M. Flynn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Quincy, MA

Falco & Associates, P.C.
 | 50 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-472-3341
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 trust 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 currently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).  She served as President of its Massachusetts Chapter (MassNAELA) in 2014, and is an active member of the Chapter's 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 serves on its Elder Law Advisory Task Force to review and revise the annual MBA/MassNAELA Elder Law Education Program workbook.  Flynn also served as President of the Massachusetts Guardianship Association in 2010 and 2011.

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.

She and her husband, Bill, have three children.

 
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:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

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
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Office Location for Judith M. Flynn

50 Quincy Avenue
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617-472-3341

Fax: 617-472-7394

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Last Updated: 8/19/2019

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