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Melinda J. Kwart

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Bio

Location: Taunton, Massachusetts

Melinda J. Kwart's practice includes business and corporate law, real estate and estate planning. She routinely handles corporate governance, finance, licensing and leasing issues on behalf of clients, as well as contractual and transactional matters. Additionally, Ms. Kwart has developed a niche practice in advising professional practice groups. Ms. Kwart has also concentrated her practice in estate planning, probate and trust administration services, having practiced in this field for more than 20 years. She enhanced this practice area by acquiring an L.L.M. from the graduate tax program at Boston University School of Law. She earned her B.A. from University of Wisconsin -1979 and graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1983 with high honors. Ms. Kwart is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Delaware, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts located in those states.

Ms. Kwart was born in Wilmington, Delaware. She is married to Andrew A. Amatruda, Jr. They reside with their two boys in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Corporate Counseling
  • Commercial Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate of Estates
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • Delaware

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • LL.M. - 2002
    • Major: Tax Program
  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina - 1983
    • Honors: High Honors
  • University of Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1979
Awards
  • NAELA
    NAELA
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
    Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
    Rhode Island Bar Association
Community Involvement

Classes/Seminars

  • Business Law, University of Delaware, 1984 - 1989
  • Lecturer, Estate Planning for Seniors Groups

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar Association
  • State of Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Planning Board, City of Attleboro, MA, 2000 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Provision of Legal Services to Adoption and Foster Care Mentoring, Inc.