Associate, Bove & Langa, P.C.
BA, DePauw University
JD, Temple University School of Law
LLM in Taxation, Boston University School of Law
Areas of Interest
Ruth Mattson is a principal at Bove & Langa, P.C., where she provides holistic estate planning and tax advice to U.S. and international individuals and families. By analyzing legal, tax, and trust issues, Ms. Mattson assists clients in forming and implementing comprehensive plans that meet their goals. Prior to joining Bove & Langa, Ms. Mattson worked as an estate planning attorney with a well-respected regional law firm. She is an active author and lecturer for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and other estate planning organizations.
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 2017: LAW TX 935 A1 , Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2017