Adjunct Professor of Law
Shareholder, Bove & Langa, P.C.
B.A., Rutgers University
J.D., American University
LL.M. in Taxation, Boston University School of Law
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Melissa Langais 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 co-chair of the Boston chapter of the London based Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP Boston) and co-chair of 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 chairs the Governance 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.
Estate Planning: LAW TX 935
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 TaxFALL 2015: LAW TX 935 A1 , Sep 1st to Dec 1st 2015
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