Allison M. McCarthy

Allison M. McCarthy
Partner / Trusts & Estates
Burlington Office
617-692-3453 fax

Allison’s practice focuses on the area of trusts and estates. She is skilled at assisting families with the preservation and transfer of wealth through a variety of mechanisms, including prenuptial agreements, lifetime gifts, and estate plans. Allison assists clients in choosing and implementing estate planning techniques which best suit them, including revocable trusts, irrevocable insurance trusts, irrevocable gifting trusts, charitable trusts, and private foundations. Her practice also encompasses both estate and trust administration, including advising fiduciaries with administration and distribution issues. She also represents both fiduciaries and heirs in probate litigation matters.

Speaking Engagements

  • Massachusetts Continuing Education Seminar: Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Marital Dissolution, March 19, 2007
  • Family Mediation Institute: Estate Planning and Family Law, October 15, 2004


American Bar Association
Boston Bar Association: Trusts and Estates New Development Committee Co-chair
Massachusetts Bar Association: Trusts & Estates New Development Committee
New York State Bar Association
Women's Bar Association


Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State of New York


Boston College Law School, J.D., 2000
Saint Bonaventure University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1997