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JACK FERRITER is an attorney at Ferriter & Ferriter LLC, with offices in Massachusetts and Connecticut. For more than 30 years, his practice and passion has been as a trusted strategic advisor to businesses and families in corporate, estate planning, and elder law. Mr. Ferriter has appeared in federal, state and appellate courts, and administrative agencies, as well as the United States Supreme Court. Governor Charlie Baker appointed Mr. Ferriter as a public administrator over probate estate administrations. He is a board member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and a member of the Hampden County Bar Association and The Estate Planning Council, among many others. Mr. Ferriter earned his A.B. degree from the College of the Holy Cross (President's Council) and his J.D. degree from Western New England University School of Law, where he was a member of the Editorial Board of the Law Review.
HON. MAUREEN C. LEMKE is a Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code Magistrate with the Hampden Division Probate and Family Court in Springfield, Massachusetts.
MICHAEL J. SIMOLO is a member in the firm Robinson Donovan, P.C., where he practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, corporate and business law, and probate litigation. He earned his B.A. degree from Hobart College and his J.D. degree from Cornell Law School. Mr. Simolo is a member of the Hampden County, Hampshire County and Massachusetts bar associations. He is past president of The Pioneer Valley Planning Council, and a member of the Hampden County Estate Planning Council and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
ANGELINA STAFFORD is an attorney with Doherty Wallace Pillsbury & Murphy, P.C. Ms. Stafford's practice encompasses all areas of business law and taxation. She specializes in estate planning, estate administration and probate litigation. Ms. Stafford is also an adjunct faculty member at Elms College in the undergraduate and M.B.A. programs. She earned her undergraduate degree, with distinction, from the University of Michigan; and her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Western New England University School of Law. Ms. Stafford is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Hampden County, the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Hampden County Bar Association. She is admitted to the bar in both Massachusetts and Connecticut.