Todd E. Lutsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Waltham, MA

Cushing & Dolan, P.C.
 | 375 Totten Pond Road, Suite 200
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 617-523-1555
Fax: 617-523-5653
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%),
  • Closely Held Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Cushing & Dolan, P.C., Todd E. Lutsky handles legal issues of trusts and estate planning in the Greater Boston area. This includes representation for the following legal matters: limited liability companies, irrevocable Medicaid trusts, elder law planning, Medicaid planning, family limited partnerships, personal residence trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, joint trusts, revocable trusts and estate plans.

A former tax attorney for Price Waterhouse LLP, Mr. Lutsky is now a member of the National Aging In Place Council, the Boston Estate Planning Council, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and ProVisors. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, he has almost three decades of experience, is a current lecturer for Boston University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program and has published in the Estate Planning Journal.

Mr. Lutsky formerly co-hosted a radio talk show and answered questions on estate planning matters. He then moved on to host his own radio show, The Legal Exchange with Todd Lutsky, where he uses real cases from around the country to educate the public on important legal matters. His show focuses on income tax planning matters, Medicaid eligibility matters, asset protection, and estate and gift taxes.

In 1991, Mr. Lutsky earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law. He then attended Boston University School of Law, where he obtained a master’s degree in taxation. Mr. Lutsky is regularly asked to speak for the National Business Institute, the Massachusetts Association of Accountants, the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (40%)

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Tax (10%): Tax Law

Closely Held Business (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Todd Lutsky

Admitted: 1993, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.cushingdolan.com/Attorney-Profiles/Todd-E-Lutsky...

Honors/Awards:

  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2015 and 2016
  • Super Lawyer, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • ProVisors
  • Co-founder, Boston Chapter, Boston Estate Planning Council
  • National Aging In Place Council, Member
  • Boston Estate Planning Council, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • Massachusetts, 1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Use of Trusts to Combine Both Estate and Asset Protection Planning at the Same Time, Advanced Legal Studies, Suffolk Law School
  • Lecturer in law, Boston University Law School Graduate Tax Program
  • Speaker, Tax Issues Associated With Divorce, FCE
  • Fundamentals of Elder Law and Special Needs Law, Advanced Legal Studies, Suffolk Law School
  • Irrevocable Trusts Not As Frightening As You Might Think, PanAm Clipper Magazine, July/August, 2002
  • Speaker, "Medicaid Planning Update, A Survival Guide", Foundation for Continuing Education
  • Speaker, "Income Tax Refresher", Foundation for Continuing Education
  • Speaker, "Annual Elder Law Institute", Suffolk University Law School
  • Speaker, "Fiduciary Income Tax Returns for Estates and Trusts", Foundation for Continuing Education and MAA
  • Speaker, "Basic Estate Planning Essentials with a Form 706 Example", Foundation for Continuing Education
  • Speaker, "Preparing Federal and Massachusetts Estate Tax Returns", Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Speaker, "Estate Planning for the Moderate Estate", Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, MAA, and MSEA
  • Speaker, "Medicaid Update", Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Drafting the Perfect Irrevocable Income Only Trust, Estate Planning Magazine
  • Contributing Co-Author, Estate Planning for the Moderate Estate, MCLE
  • Frequent Contributing Author, Basic Estate Planning Essentials with a 706 Example, FCE
  • Frequent Contributing Author, Medicaid Planning Update, A Survival Guide, FCE
  • Frequent Contributing Author, Medicaid Update, MCLE

Educational Background:

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, LL.M., Major: Taxation, 1992
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Office Location for Todd E. Lutsky

375 Totten Pond Road
Suite 200
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 617-523-1555

Fax: 617-523-5653

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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