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Harry S. Margolis


Harry S. Margolis founded ElderLaw Services, the predecessor of Margolis & Bloom in June 1987. Prior to that he was an associate with Palmer & Dodge in Boston. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the New York University School of Law

Mr. Margolis is editor of The ElderLaw Report, a monthly newsletter for attorneys, and was the founding general editor of The ElderLaw Portfolio Series, a compilation of in-depth studies on various aspects of elder law. Both are published by Aspen Law & Business. He is the author of the ElderLaw Forms Manual and publisher of the ElderLaw News, a quarterly newsletter for the firm's clients. He is also a Fellow and former member of the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and founding President of the Academy's Massachusetts Chapter and has been named a Super Lawyer since 2005.

Mr. Margolis is a fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and has has served on the adjunct faculty of Boston College Law School. He is the founder and president of ElderLawAnswers.  He writes and speaks widely on the fields of elder law, estate and special needs planning.

When not working, Mr. Margolis resides in Brookline with his wife, 14-year-old twins and dog of uncertain derivation.  He runs, bicycles and is getting into ping pong.

Press Reports About Harry

Margolis Quoted in WSJ Article on Special Needs Planning

 Articles Written by Harry

Virtues of Private Reverse Mortgages in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Pooled Disability Trusts: Their Time is Now

Modern Marriage for Seniors and Soon-to-be-Seniors (Baby Boomers)

Trends in Elder Law: Expanded Community Benefits


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