Melissa Langa

Adjunct Professor

Shareholder, Bove & Langa, P.C.

BA, Rutgers University
JD, American University College of Law
LLM in Taxation, Boston University School of Law

Areas of Interest
Estate Planning, Tax Law
Contact
Biography

Melissa Langa is the managing shareholder in the Boston law firm of Bove & Langa PC. She has built her practice guiding individuals, families, businesses, and charitable organizations in designing and implementing customized tax-efficient structures to meet their particular estate planning, business and charitable needs. She assists both domestic and international families. Langa is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), co-chairs the Boston chapter of the London-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP Boston), and co-chairs the ABA’s Asset Protection Planning Committee.

In addition to her professional activities, Langa is a member of the board of directors of Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company where she serves on the executive committee, a member of the President’s Advisory Committee of Colby-Sawyer College (NH) and a member of the board of trustees of the Brookline Community Foundation. She has participated as a writer and lecturer at programs presented by many organizations including the Notre Dame Tax Institute, the American Bar Association, ALI-ABA, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Boston Bar Association. Langa was honored as the Estate Planner of the Year (2014) by the Boston Estate Planning Council.

Courses

2 credits

This course will examine in depth the theoretical and practical aspects of a variety of estate planning strategies currently being used in the real world. The primary focus of the course will be on federal income, estate, gift, and generation skipping transfer tax issues which arise in the estate planning context, although other planning issues, including professional ethics, will also be considered. The course will use case studies of specific tax driven planning strategies, including grantor trusts, marital deduction trusts, post-mortem planning, and planning for incapacity. Prerequisite or corequisite: Federal Income Taxation I and Estate and Gift Tax

FALL 2016: LAW TX 935 A1 , Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2016
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Tue 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 Melissa LangaRuth Mattson LAW 413
FALL 2016: LAW TX 935 OL , Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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ARR TBD TBD 2 Melissa LangaRuth Mattson
SPRG 2017: LAW TX 935 OL , Jan 17th to Apr 26th 2017
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ARR TBD TBD 2 Anne Gibson ROOM
FALL 2017: LAW TX 935 A1 , Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2017
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Tue 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 Melissa LangaRuth Mattson LAW 209
FALL 2017: LAW TX 935 OL , Sep 5th to Dec 11th 2017
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ARR TBD TBD 2 LangaMattson
SPRG 2018: LAW TX 935 OL , Jan 16th to Apr 25th 2018
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ARR TBD TBD 2 Anne Gibson
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