Gail Kingsley Wolfahrt

Gail Kingsley Wolfahrt

Partner

Gail Kingsley Wolfahrt established law offices in Wellesley, Massachusetts and Kennebunk, Maine after beginning her career at Burns & Levinson in Boston, Massachusetts, for several years.  She is a respected and experienced estate planning attorney with clients in Massachusetts and Maine.  She received her BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and her law degree from Boston College Law School (J. D., cum laude).   Ms. Wolfahrt earned an advanced law degree (LL. M. in Taxation) at Boston University Law School.  She has served on the Board of Directors of Avesta Housing of Portland, Maine, and is a Corporator of Kennebunk Savings Bank.  Ms. Wolfahrt is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of Estate Planning, Estate Taxation, Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts, Health Care Directives and Durable Powers of Attorney.


BAR ADMISSIONS/ PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

STATE COURTS

Maine
Massachusetts

FEDERAL COURTS

Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Supreme Court


MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow, Maine Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
York County Bar Association


EDUCATION

Boston University School of Law (LL. M., Taxation, 1994) Boston College Law School (J. D., cum laude, 1988)
University of Connecticut (B. S., 1968)


COMMUNITY PUBLIC SERVICE

Board of Directors, Avesta Housing, Inc., Portland, Maine (2006-2015; Chairman 2009-2011, Secretary 2008-2009)
Board of Corporators, Kennebunk Savings Bank
Board of Directors, Wellesley Co-Operative Bank (1998-2006)
Town Meeting Member, Wellesley, Massachusetts (1997-1999)
Council on  Aging, Wellesley, Massachusetts (1994-1999; Chairman 1998-1999)
Board of Directors, Wellesley Community Center, Inc. (1995-1999; President 1997-1998, Chairman 1998-1999)
Wellesley Chamber of Commerce (1993-2003; Board of Directors 1995-2000)
Board of Directors, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation (1999-2001)