CONCORD, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A., today announces that Jan P. Myskowski will join the firm on February 1, 2014, and will chair its Trust and Estates Practice Area.
Jan has over 20 years of experience in the field of trusts and estates. He represents high net worth individuals and elderly and disabled clients in matters of preservation and transfer of wealth, gift and estate tax planning, special needs trust planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, and public benefits planning.
Jan is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is a member and former board member of the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council. He is also a founding board member and past president of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Jan is included in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates, and was named by Best Lawyers as Concord, New Hampshire’s 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Elder Law. He is also named to the 2013 New England Super Lawyers list for Estate and Probate Law.
Jan is a member of the New Hampshire and Massachusetts bars. He earned a B.A. from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a J.D. from the College of William and Mary’s Marshall-Wythe School of Law.
“We are delighted Jan is joining our firm,” said Philip M. Hastings, president of Cleveland, Waters and Bass. “Jan is one of the top estate planning attorneys in the state and he brings a wealth of experience and leadership to our trusts and estates department.”
Founded in 1959, Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A., represents individuals and businesses throughout New Hampshire and northern New England. A substantial portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to the representation of businesses of all sizes and includes business formation and governance, employment law, commercial transactions, real estate development and finance, commercial and administrative litigation and bankruptcy. Our expanding trusts and estates practice area focuses on wealth preservation, estate planning for high net worth individuals, estate and trust administration, special needs trusts and elder law. Cleveland, Waters and Bass is a member of the Legal Netlink Alliance, an international alliance of independent law firms.