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About Michael

The law firm was established in 2006. We specialize in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate, and Business Law. I grew up in Wakefield, MA, went to Wakefield High from 1990-1994. I received the Salem State Presidential Scholarship for academics, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Salem State Honors Program in 1998 with a degree in criminal justice. The most important thing that the criminal justice curriculum is that I never wanted to be a criminal lawyer. I started Suffolk Law School straight out of college, determined to finish in three years, despite having to work nights and weekends. I went to school with kids whose parents put them up in apartments around the corner from school, while I was either taking the train or fighting the traffic. When I got out of class, I went to one of my two jobs, either the computer store in Woburn or the small Law Firm in Lynn. Despite being exhausted most of the time, I graduated Suffolk after three years, in 2001. I actually took the bar exam and got married all in the same week (bar exam on Wednesday-Thursday, Rehearsal Dinner Friday, and wedding Sunday) and still managed to pass on my first try. I was sworn in to the Massachusetts Bar in January 2002. My wife and I moved to Wilmington in 2003, and we have two children in the Wilmington school system. I stayed on as an Associate with the Lynn firm until 2006, when I went out on my own, and opened the Law Office of Michael Monteforte Jr. in September 2006. The firm started out as a General practice, handling pretty much whatever came in the door, but over the years, I started to concentrate on the specific legal fields that I found to be fulfilling and challenging. I began to take continuing education classes that specialized in estate planning and elder law, and hones my expertise in those fields. The firm underwent a name change incorporated in 2017, now called Monteforte Law P.C. The firm specializes in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate, and Business. For any other areas of law, we can provide referrals, but we are accepting new cases only in those fields of law.

work Experience

Law Office of Capano & DeJoie Jan. 1, 2002 - Jan. 1, 2006
Associate General Counsel

Law Office of Michael Monteforte Jr. Jan. 1, 2006 - Current

Precision Financial Group, LLC Jan. 1, 2015 - Current

school Education

Salem State College - 1998
BA - Bachelor of Arts

Suffolk University Law School - 2001
JD - Juris Doctor


Certificate in Trust & Estate Planning
Foundation for Continuing Education

Cambridge Who's Who
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Section 8 Hearing Officer
Lynn Housing Authority
2006 - 2013

Massachusetts Bar Association
2001 - Current

Admitted to Practice
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
2006 - Current

Team Walker and Donator
LLS light the Night Walk
2011 - Current

Admitted to Practice
United States Tax Court
2011 - Current

New York State Bar Association
2014 - Current

American Bar Association
2015 - Current

Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts
2015 - Current

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
2017 - Current

import_contactsPublished Works

Blog Post - Juveniles being tried as Adults

Part 2- Celeb Estate Planning Blunders

Don't make the estate planning mistakes these celebs did!


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