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Kathleen P. Miller, Esq.

Kathleen Miller



Practice Areas:

Kathleen Miller practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, non-profit and school policy development.   Kathy represents individuals and families in all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts and associated documents such as healthcare proxies, living wills and powers of attorney.  She represents heirs and executors through all aspects of estate administration and taxation, and provides assistance to families with guardianship and conservatorship issues.

Kathy has worked extensively with public and non-profit entities and provides general counsel services, including incorporation, qualification for Federal tax exempt status, dissolution/liquidation, and other operational matters. She also works with Boards and managers and with schools on policy development, strategic planning and harassment prevention.

Professional Experience:

Before joining the New Law Center, Kathy's experience included law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, directing the Elder Law Unit of the Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts (LACCM), where she represented elders in the areas of health and disability, consumer, housing, probate and nursing home resident rights and conducted community education for seniors on legal issues relevant to Seniors.  She then served as Executive Director of LACCM, supervising a staff of 40 in two offices, as well as grant writing, financial management and community relations and later served as Assistant Attorney General to the Massachusetts Department of Public Welfare's Medicaid Unit (Now MassHealth).

Community and Professional Activities

Kathy's community service includes 12 years as an elected member of the Belmont School Committee including service as a member of the collective bargaining team, using collaborative bargaining methods to negotiate workable agreements under difficult circumstances.  She has also served on the boards of a number of community organizations, including Belmont Against Racism (co-founder), The New England Alliance of Multiracial Families (co-founder and president for 2 years) and Children's Village Day Care Center (President for 2 years).