Patricia Keane Martin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Wellesley, MA

Seegel Lipshutz & Lo, LLP
 | 80 William Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: 781-431-7700
Fax: 781-431-7701
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Elder Law (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    At Seegel Lipshutz & Lo, LLP, Patricia Keane Martin represents clients in the Boston metropolitan area and all eastern Massachusetts. Ms. Martin handles cases of estate law and trust litigation and has been recognized for her professional achievement. She advises clients on issues of disability planning, special needs planning and long-term care planning, as well as concentrates on litigation issues such as will contests, conservatorships, contested guardianship, and estate and trust administration disputes.

    Ms. Martin often lectures at continuing legal education courses for the state. As chair of the advocacy committee of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, she was named Chapter Member of the Year in 2018. Within NAELA, she participates on the litigation review committee and the public policy committee.

    A community coach for several AAU and travel basketball teams, Ms. Martin also gives back through her work with the Xaverian Brother’s High School planned giving and development committees and as a member of the board of directors for the Barton/Joslin Camp.

    At Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Ms. Martin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree before attending Suffolk University Law School, where she earned her Juris Doctor. Since 1992, she has been admitted to practice in Massachusetts. In 2014 and 2015, she received the John J. Ford Advocacy Award by MassNAELA, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named her as one of the Top Women in the Law in 2016.

    Ms. Martin is a member of the Mansfield Women of Today, is on the board of trustees for the Barton Center for Diabetes Education and is on the fiduciary litigation committee of the Boston Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Elder Law
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Will Contests, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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    About Patricia Martin

    Admitted: 1992, Massachusetts

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    • One of the Top Women in the Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2016
    • John J. Ford Advocacy Award, MassNAELA, 2014 and 2015
    • NAEAL Chapter Member of the Year, MassNAELA, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Boston Bar Association, Fiduciary Litigation Committee
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Litigation Review Committee
    • Member, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Mass Chapter
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Public Policy Committee
    • Massachusetts
    • Chair, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Advocacy Committee

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Coach, AAU Basketball Teams
    • Member, Mansfield Women of Today
    • Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Board of Trustees
    • Barton/Joslin Camp, Board of Directors
    • Member, Xaverian Brother’s High School, Planned Giving Committee
    • Member, Xaverian Brother’s High School, Advancement Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Instructor, Ethel Walker School
    • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, MassHealth Process from Application to Approval
    • Elder Law Litigation
    • Use of Guardianships and Conservatorships for Individuals with Fluctuating Capacity

    Educational Background:

    • William Smith College, B.A.
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    Office Location for Patricia Keane Martin

    80 William Street
    Wellesley, MA 02481

    Phone: 781-431-7700

    Fax: 781-431-7701

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    Last Updated: 5/15/2020

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