Nina Dow is an attorney in the firm’s Estate, Financial & Tax Planning practice area. Extremely passionate about her work, she strives to empower clients by helping them understand the law. Nina focuses her practice on planning to minimize transfer taxes, including estate and tax planning that involves charitable giving, business succession planning, the representation of corporate and individual fiduciaries, and planning for individuals with special needs.
In addition to helping clients create an estate plan, Nina’s tax practice involves working closely with families to prepare state and federal estate tax returns following the death of a loved one. Her creative and strategic approach to estate taxation brings the best results possible for estate and trust beneficiaries. Nina also thrives on handling the complexity of estate administration in a timely fashion. Sensitive to the experience related to the loss of a family member, she settles the deceased’s affairs in a way that prevents added stress for clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Nina most recently practiced trusts and estates law at a highly regarded law firm in Worcester.
Nina enjoys spending time with family and friends, always trying out the newest restaurants. She can also be found on the beach, tennis court or running with her sister on any rail trail in Massachusetts. Nina is a fluent Arabic speaker, specifically the Lebanese dialect.
- Worcester Public Library Foundation, Trustee
- Worcester County Bar Association; Tax, Trusts and Estates Section
- Massachusetts Bar Association; Tax Law Section
- Trusts & Estates Consortium
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
- Estate and Business Planning Council of Worcester County – Committee Member
- Women’s Bar Association
- Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts, Professional Advisory Committee
- Notre Dame Academy, Alumnae Committee, Marketing and Development Committee
- Leadership Worcester, Class of 2021
- Named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star list, 2019-2022
Articles + Talks
- “The Hide and Seek of Creditors & Debtors: Examining the Effectiveness of Domestic Asset Protection Trusts for the Massachusetts Settlor,” 27:2 QUINNIPIAC PROB. L. J. 169 (2014).
- New Hampshire
- LL.M., Master of Laws in Taxation, Boston University School of Law
- J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School
- B.S., Emerson College