Serving Elder Law

throughout Eastern Massachusetts since 1994

NEW DIRECTION

In July, 2014, Mr. Macy became full-time Executive Director of Guardian Community Trust, Inc., a non-profit, special-needs trustee for more than 500 elderly and disabled individuals in Massachusetts.

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New Direction

In July, 2014, Mr. Macy became full-time Executive Director of Guardian Community Trust, Inc., a non-profit, special-needs trustee for more than 500 elderly and disabled individuals in Massachusetts. Pursuant to this appointment, effective October 1, 2014, Mr. Macy has discontinued taking new clients and new matters as a private attorney, and has assigned most of his existing law cases and private trustee appointments to successor counsel and/or successor trustees. He will continue as counsel on cases that are winding up, and as trustee for a small number of private trusts that he has served for a number of years, where finding a replacement trustee is not practical. If you are visiting this website in connection with an existing matter, please use the contact form.

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Public Engagements

Mr. Macy has been a speaker on elder law topics throughout Eastern Massachusetts since1994. He served as guest lecturer at Suffolk University Law School and Boston College School of Social Work on Medicaid issues from 1998 through 2007, and has presented on a number of panels for the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, including programs on Trusts (April, 2013), Pooled Trusts (June, 2008), Medicaid Planning (April, 2003), and Medicaid Estate Recovery (October, 2003 and February, 2000). Mr. Macy also taught at the Suffolk Law School Advanced Legal Studies Program, "Elder Law Institute V," (topics on authority of guardians and conservators, March, 1999), and the National Business Institute Seminar, "Elder Law: Taking Control of the Planning Process" (1994, 1996 and 1999). In his capacity as Executive Director of Guardian Community Trust, Mr. Macy remains available as a speaker to community and professional groups on topics related to special needs trusts, trust administration and guardianship services for the indigent.

About Peter M. Macy

Peter M. Macy received his law degree from Boston College Law School in 1991, and since that time has practiced as a probate, estate planning and elder law attorney. Prior to law school, Mr. Macy studied and worked in the field of clinical psychology, earning an M.A.T. in Pastoral Counseling from Harvard Divinity School in 1982 and an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1983. Mr. Macy's work as a lawyer has drawn upon professional influences from both law and psychology, focusing almost exclusively upon the needs of seniors and disabled persons since 1994. He continues to serve these needs in a new role.