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Ann Weber

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.

Ann Weber

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.

Ann Weber

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.

Practice Areas

Ann ("Ami") concentrates her practice in the areas of estate tax planning, estate administration, probate, and elder law.

Education and Background

J. D. with honors, University of Connecticut, 1985

M. S., Library Science, Southern Connecticut State College, 1975

M. A., American Studies, University of Connecticut, 1973

B. A., Music, Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1970

Associate, 1985, and Partner, since 1989, Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.

Ami's previous experience includes employment at the Internal Revenue Service

Member, Massachusetts Bar and Connecticut Bar and admitted to practice before the United States District Court (Massachusetts and Connecticut) and the U.S. Tax Court

Professional and Community Activities

Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Past President, Hampden County Estate Planning Council

Past Board Member, Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys


"Selected Tax Issues in Estate Planning for the Elderly," MCLE, 1987-92, 1994

"Estate Planning for S Corporation Shareholders," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 10/87

"Death and Taxes: Preparation of the Federal and Massachusetts Tax Return," National Business Institute, 1987

"Tax Ramifications of the Power to Make Gifts," Elder Law Report, 1990

"Medicaid Eligibility and Planning for the Elderly," National Business Institute, 1990

"Tax Consequences of the Uses of Grantor and Non-Grantor Trusts in Medicaid Planning," Elder Law Report, 1991

"Transferring the Family Business to the Next Generation: Installment Sales, SCINS, GRATS & Annuities," with Timothy P. Mulhern, Esquire, Massachusetts Bar Association, 1995

"Oops! What to Do When the Gong Has Rung: The Use of Disclaimers with the Previously Taxed Property Credit," MCLE, 2000


1441 Main Street, Suite 1100

Springfield, Massachusetts 01103

(413) 737-1131

Firm Description

SS&F is one of only a handful of law firms in Western Massachusetts with an in-depth practice devoted to the representation of elders, as well as individuals with disabling illnesses. Attorneys Ann I. Weber, Carol Cioe Klyman, Michael A. Fenton, David K. Webber and Michele J. Feinstein are frequent lecturers and writers in this field.


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39 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060

1441 Main Street
Suite 1100
Springfield, MA 01103

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