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Benjamin Siracusa Hillman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Concord, NH

Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys At Law
107 Storrs Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-225-7262
Fax: 603-225-5112
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed in New Hampshire Since: 2012
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
Attorney Profile

Representing clients in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and New York, Benjamin Siracusa Hillman is a shareholder/director at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. and Chair of the firm’s Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Group.  He handles matters in the areas of probate litigation, elder law, estate planning and Medicaid eligibility. He assists clients with simple and complex estate planning, focusing on the needs of the elderly, retirees and near-retirees, high net worth clients, clients with special needs, same-sex couples, and young families.  He also represents clients in probate disputes involving incapacitated adults or following the death of a loved one. He is sensitive to the emotionally-charged aspects of such matters, creative in reaching a negotiated or litigated resolution, tenacious when necessary, and efficient in avoiding unnecessary litigation costs.

Attorney Siracusa Hillman attended Harvard College and Yale Law School and clerked for federal judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

He is a past president of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a member of the trusts and estates section of the New Hampshire Bar Association.  He also serves as a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Supreme Court Society, and is a former board chair of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.

About Benjamin Siracusa Hillman

First Admitted: 2009, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.shaheengordon.com/Attorney-Profiles/Benjamin-Sir...

Pro bono/Community Service

  • American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire, Board Member
  • William J. Brennan Fellow, American Civil Liberties Union, 2010-2011
  • Low-Income Taxpayer Assistance Program

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York
  • American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire, Board Member
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court Society, Board Member
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate Law Section, Member
  • New Hampshire
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Educational Background

  • Harvard College, A.B., 2003

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • It's time to pay attention to the new health law, New Hampshire Business Review, February 15, 2013
  • MCLE, Co-Editor, A Practical Guide to Probate in New Hampshire (1st edition), 2018
  • Comments Editor, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism
  • Implications of the Affordable Care Act, Girard at Large, August 23, 2013
  • Notes Editor, Yale Law Journal
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Office Location for Benjamin Siracusa Hillman

107 Storrs Street
Concord, NH 03301

Last Updated: 5/18/2022

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