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Rick Kraft 
Boston, Massachusetts
phone (617) 573-0010
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Rick Kraft is an estate planning attorney who received his law degree from Cornell University. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Mathematics. He has worked for Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges in San Francisco, and Ropes & Gray in Boston.

Rick is the co-author of "Creating an Environment Conducive to Diversity," a guide for employers on eliminating sexual orientation discrimination, published by the Bar Association of San Francisco. His background also includes business management and strategic planning for corporations in New York and San Francisco.

He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and California. Rick is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the Boston Bar Association and the Probate Law section of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

He lives on the North Shore with his partner and their daughter.

Areas of Practice:
Estate Planning
Probate & Estate Administration
Taxation Law
Durable Powers of Attorney
Health Care Proxies
Living Wills and HIPAA
Living Trusts
Prenuptial or Domestic Partnership Agreements
Lifetime Personal and Charitable Gifts
Family Limited Partnerships and LLCs
Life Insurance Trusts
Charitable Remainder Trusts
Bar Admissions:
Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York

Dartmouth College
Major:  Mathematics

Classes/Seminars Taught:
"Creating an Environment Conducive to Diversity", Co-Author, Bar Association of San Francisco

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Boston Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Sections

Massachusetts Bar Association, Probate Law Section

Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association


Past Employment Positions:
Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges, San Francisco

Ropes & Gray, Boston

Wells Fargo, San Francisco

Pfizer, New York