About Attorney Jane E. Sullivan

Attorney Jane E. Sullivan established her own Estate Planning and Elder Law practice in Fall River in 1996, because she recognized the need for prompt, personalized estate planning services. A Fall River native, Jane has experience working with clients of all ages and in all aspects of Estate Planning and Administration, with a special emphasis on Elder Law.

Jane's experience and knowledge enable her to build a long term relationship with her clients, assisting them with advance planning matters, addressing financial and legal worries when illness strikes, and representing the fiduciary of an estate after the death of a loved one.

Within all aspects of her practice, Jane and her staff handle client matters with sensitivity to your personal needs and goals. Their attention to your legal and financial worries enables you to focus your energy and attention on living life to the fullest and enjoying quality time with the ones you love.

Education:

BMC Durfee High School, Valedictorian, 1978
B.A. Boston College, summa cum laude, 1982
J.D. Boston College Law School, cum laude, 1985

Bar Admissions:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1985
Veterans Administration, 2009
United States Supreme Court, 2010

Honors:

Accredited Estate Planner,
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, 2008

Affiliations:

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Massachusetts Chapter Board Member, Membership Chair
  • Bristol County Estate Planning Council, Past President & Executive
    Committee Member
  • Alzheimer's Partnership of Southeastern Massachusetts, Past Co-Chair & Education Committee Co-Chair
  • Women's, Fall River, Bristol County & Massachusetts Bar Association Member
  • Business Council, Charlton Memorial Hospital
  • People, Incorporated Board Member
  • Bristol County Business Connect Member
  • Captain, Team Lyons Pride, The Walk to End Alzheimer's

Public Speaking Topics:

Jane is a frequent guest speaker on Estate Planning and Elder Law, presenting programs for:

  • Estate Planning Professionals
  • Social Workers and Health Care Providers
  • Community Groups
  • Alzheimer's Association

Personal:

Jane and her husband, Bob, have been married for twenty-eight years and are the proud parents of a son, a daughter, and a frisky Portuguese Water Dog. Jane is an avid Boston sports fan, and as a "Double Eagle", a Boston College Super-Fan as well.

Jane's personal experience with the "long goodbye" of her own father, who died of complications from Alzheimer's Disease, continues to inspire her both personally and professionally. Her most rewarding community work has been working with the other members of the Alzheimer's Partnership of Southeastern Massachusetts.