John M. Harpootian

John M. Harpootian: Attorney with Paster & Harpootian, Ltd.

Biography

Omicron Delta Epsilon. Third Year Editor, Boston University Probate Law Journal. Author: "Net - Income Make-up Charitable Remainder Unitrusts: What They Are And How They Can Be Useful To Your Clients," Million Dollar Round Table Annual Proceedings, 1996; "Success With NIMCRUTS," Million Dollar Round Table Top of the Table Annual Proceedings, 1997; "Insuring the Estate Plan: The Forgotten Life Insurance Need," Million Dollar Round Table Annual Proceedings, 2000; "Forget About Estate Tax Repeal - Focus on Solving Wealth Transfer Challenges," Million Dollar Round Table Annual Proceedings, 2003 and The National Underwriter, June 30, 2003. Senior Advisory Board Member, Transition Office of Governor Elect Donald L. Carcieri, 2002. First Vice Chair, Rhode Island Republican Party, 2003-2007.

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Rhode Island State Chair).

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Wills
  • Financial Law
  • Estate Planning Law
  • Probate Law
  • Trusts Law
  • Estates Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Family Business Succession
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Generation-Skipping Tax
  • Fiduciary Income Tax
  • Charitable Trusts and Foundations
  • Family Limited Partnerships

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-455-9800  Phone
401-455-9801  Fax
www.ph-estplan.com
www.pastharplaw.com
University Attended:
Boston University, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1983
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1986
Admission:
1986, Rhode Island
Memberships:
Rhode Island (Member, Probate and Trust Committee) and American (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations; Association for Advanced Life Underwriting; American Society of Financial Service Professionals; Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island (Past President); Professional Advisor's Council of the Rhode Island Foundation (Member, 2001-2003; Chair, 2003); National Council on Planned Giving, Trinity Repertory Company (Board Member and Vice Chair, 1991-2007); The Foundation for Trinity Repertory Company at The Rhode Island Foundation (Chairman of the Board of Trustees).
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island, May 26, 1961
ISLN:
906683437
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 06/09/14 in Estate Planning

    John's reputation for high-end estate planning and settlement is nonpariel. He is simply one of the best that there is. More importantly, he is a collegial good guy. He is always willing to stoop and help those or us who reside on a different esta... Read more

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    John's reputation for high-end estate planning and settlement is nonpariel. He is simply one of the best that there is. More importantly, he is a collegial good guy. He is always willing to stoop and help those or us who reside on a different estate planning level. I would use him for my family and recommend him to literally anyone. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Of Counsel on 05/07/12 in Estate Planning


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