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Glynn Law Offices – Attorney Profiles

Suzanne Fay Glynn
Partner at Glynn Law Offices
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Professional Experience
Suzanne Fay Glynn specializes in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration and charitable planning.
Her estate planning counsel ranges from preparing the basic tools of an estate plan, such as wills, durable power of attorney, health care proxy and health authorization (“HIPAA”) forms to preparation of revocable trusts and irrevocable trusts to address preserving a family legacy, as well as minimize the impact of estate taxes.

Planning to preserve and pass on family lands, including trusts, QPRTS and LLCs.

Counseling families with businesses and working with a business owner to develop tax efficient strategies to transfer a family business.

Her counsel includes advising clients on achieving their charitable goals through the use of charitable trusts, private foundations and donor advised gifts.

Suzanne has also served as a personal representative or trustee for her clients and families.

Working with traditional and non-traditional families to establish estate planning goals

Practice areas
Estate & Trusts; Estate & Trust Administration; Wills; Trusts; Trust Administration; Charitable Giving; Business Succession Planning; Tax Planning; Estate and Gift Taxation; Trusts and Estates Taxation

Admitted

  • Massachusetts Bar

Education

  • Boston University Law School, LL.M., Taxation
  • Vermont Law School, J.D.
  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages

  • Italian

Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Barnstable County Bar Association
  • Cape Cod Estate Planning Council
  • Eastern Bank Board of Trustees, 2009 to present
  • Big Sister Association of Greater Boston: Executive Committee & Board of Directors, 1985 to 2015
  • Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc.: Board of Trustees, 2010-2019
  • Woods Hole Foundation: President, 2004 – 2007; Board of Directors, 1996 – 2009
  • Rotary Club of Falmouth, Member, 1997 – 2002
  • JML Care Center, Board of Directors, 1998-1999
  • Legal Department, The New England, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982 – 1987
  • Legal Department, The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1978 – 1982.

 

Paul C. Glynn     1952-2022
Late Partner at Glynn Law Offices

Attorney, Paul C. Glynn, passed unexpectedly on June 9, 2022. He was the devoted husband of Suzanne Fay Glynn, to whom he was married for 41 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Matthew P. Glynn and Kirsten Glynn; Caitlin Glynn and Jeremy Reich; grandchildren, Charles “Charlie” Glynn, Declan Glynn, and Faye Reich; siblings, David Glynn, Thomas Glynn, and Eileen Malone; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Paul grew up in the St. Gregory’s Parish neighborhood of Dorchester. He attended Boston College High School and Boston College, where he formed a close circle of friends to whom he remained connected throughout his life. His family spent summers in Falmouth, where Paul worked as a lifeguard for many years and also met his wife.

Paul lived an active life and shared his love of sports with friends and family. He was a natural on the baseball field and also enjoyed hockey, which he played at BC High. The organizer of childhood pickup games and family softball games, he played the role of chairman, referee, and key teammate, stressing fun over all else, despite how competitive the games could become. He coached many baseball and hockey teams and was particularly proud of winning back-to-back Falmouth Little League Championships on the coaching staff of his son’s team.

In addition to team sports, Paul ran the Falmouth Road Race 44 years in a row, running his first race in 1975, two years after the inaugural race. The family could count on his yearly email reminders to register for the race and looked forward to the weekend together.

Paul graduated from Suffolk Law School. He and Suzanne eventually settled in Falmouth and established Glynn Law Offices, a real estate and estate planning firm. Paul specialized in real estate law and used his expertise to grow his business and enrich his community. He was Chairman of the Community Preservation Committee, on the board of trustees for the Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries, and a Former Commissioner of the Falmouth Housing Authority.

His final years were dedicated to his grandchildren. He made time for them above all else. His brightest smiles were always in response to a greeting or smile from his grandchildren. He also adopted his wife’s love of all things Italian, including the language, which he became fluent in during his later years.

 

Dawn Rigby Walsh
Associate at Glynn Law Offices
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Professional Experience
Dawn Rigby Walsh has practiced with Glynn Law Offices since 2017. Under Attorney Suzanne Fay Glynn, Dawn works with clients to review Family Information and Assets & Holdings, and discuss estate planning goals, estate taxes and the probate process.

Her counsel includes preparation of the basic tools of an estate plan, such durable power of attorney, health care proxy and health authorization (“HIPAA”) forms, as well as Wills, funeral and burial wishes and revocable Trusts. In connection with Trust preparation, Dawn also prepares Realty Trusts, Quitclaim Deeds and Declaration of Homesteads for clients who wish to have real property held in Trust. She also works closely with various Financial Representatives to complete the structure for proper Asset allocation and Trust funding.

Practice areas
Estate Planning: Agency Forms (i.e. Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, HIPAA Releases); Memorandums regarding Funeral & Burial directives and Final wishes; Wills; Revocable Trusts; Realty Trusts; and Deed preparation.

Admitted

  • Massachusetts Bar, 2015

Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.
  • Framingham State University, B.A., magna cum laude

Associations & Memberships

  • Barnstable Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod, Board Member

 

 

 

Glynn Law Offices is located in Falmouth and serves clients throughout eastern Massachusetts.