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Attorney Susan H. Levin, joined the Firm in 1992, and practices exclusively in the areas of Medicaid, elder law and estate planning. She is the author of the chapter, “Medicaid and Resource Planning,” in Estate Planning for the Aging and Incapacitated Client in Massachusetts, (MCLE, 1998 - 2011). She also co-authored “Medicaid: Strategies for Resource Planning” for the Elder Law Portfolio Series, Portfolio 14, Aspen Law & Business, (December 2000). As one of the first attorneys in Massachusetts to specialize in elder law in 1983, she has provided training through lectures, course materials and articles to many of the other Massachusetts attorneys now practicing elder law.
In August 2017, Attorney Levin was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 Boston Elder Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as “Lawyer of the Year”, according to Best Lawyers in America.
On October 15, 2012, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Susan H. Levin among its “2012 Top Woman of Law” honorees. According to the announcement, “this award celebrates legal educators, trailblazers and role models who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in their chosen fields.”
Attorney Levin has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of elder law, from 2008-2017. In November 2006 and 2007, she was named in the top 100 “Super Lawyers” and top 50 women lawyers in Massachusetts, as well as being named a “Super Lawyer” in the Elder Law area of practice annually from 2004 – 2017, as published in Boston Magazine.
As a long-time member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and member of the National NAELA Public Policy Committee, Attorney Levin has played an instrumental role in the drafting of state legislation, regulations and policy affecting elders in Massachusetts. In 1999 and 2002, The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys chose her as Outstanding Chapter member. Attorney Levin is also a member of the Massachusetts Probate Section.
Prior to entering private practice in 1987, she was Director of the Senior Citizens Law and Advocacy Project of the Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts. She received her law degree from Boston University School of Law.
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