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
- 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