John E. Fedele

John E. Fedele

Founding Member, Partner

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate and Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Tax Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Financial Planning

Biography

John E. Fedele was born in Somerville, Massachusetts and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1968. He is also a member of the United States Supreme Court bar, and the bars of the United States District Court of Massachusetts and United States Tax Court. Mr. Fedele was educated at Boston College (A.B., 1965) and Boston University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1968; LL.M., Taxation, 1971). He was formerly Director of Estate Planning in the Law Department of The New England Mutual Life Insurance Company. Mr. Fedele has been an instructor at Bentley College and Northeastern University. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association and its Taxation Section, the Boston Estate Planning Council, and is a past President of the Norfolk County Estate and Business Planning Council. He is also a Chartered Life Underwriter.

Mr. Fedele is the founding member of the firm and concentrates primarily in the areas of estate planning, taxation, tax litigation, elder law and financial planning.

Past Positions

  • Law Department of The New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Home Office Council / Director of Estate Planning
  • Bentley College, Instructor (CLU Program)
  • Northeastern University, Instructor (CLU Program)

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member
  • Norfolk County Estate and Business Planning Council, Past President
  • Chartered Life Underwriter

Classes & Seminars

  • Bentley College, Instructor
  • Northeastern University, Instructor

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • LL.M. Tax, Master of Law(s) in Taxation - 1971
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1968
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Boston College
    • A.B. - 1965
    • Major: Philosophy
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1968
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1973
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1973