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Magda Lukl FlecknerMagda Lukl Fleckner

(617) 574-3598
mfleckner@goulstonstorrs.com
Fax: (617) 574-7522
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Boston
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston MA
02110-3333
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Education
Boston University School of Law, LL.M., 1996, (In Taxation)

Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1990, cum laude

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1987
Admissions
Massachusetts

Overview

Estate planning and estate settlement, trust administration, and estate, gift and generation-skipping taxation matters are at the center of Magda Fleckner's practice. In addition to serving as trustee for numerous private trusts, Magda is also executor for estates of varying size and is well-regarded for her experience overseeing the complexity of these estates, assisting clients through the probate process, coordinating the authentication and disposition of valuable assets and rendering sound advice on fiduciary responsibilities and alternative tax arrangements. 

Magda is the co-author of the annual supplements to Newhall's Settlement of Estates and Fiduciary Law in Massachusetts, published by Thompson Reuters and considered the premier work on estate settlement and fiduciary law in Massachusetts. She frequently lectures and writes on topics concerning estate planning, probate and trust matters. Magda is a Director in the Private Client and Trust group and has been practicing for more than 25 years.

Representative Experience

  • Substantial experience in estate planning and settlement for high net worth individuals, families, company executives, venture capitalists and owners of emerging businesses.
  • Advises clients on all aspects of charitable planning while working with firm professionals including philanthropic advisers, financial planners, and accountants.
  • Involved in the active administration of marital trusts, family trusts, generation-skipping trusts and other sophisticated arrangements which routinely require working with individuals of second and third generations of families.
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Board of Overseers, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Past Co-Chair, New Developments Committee, and Current Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dartmouth Lawyers Association
Awards and Recognition
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2017
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2015
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2005
Speaking Engagements
Press Releases
num: 17
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Expands its Private Client & Trust Practice with the Arrival of Magda L. Fleckner
publicationsArticles: "Goulston & Storrs Expands Private Client & Trust Practice With Arrival of New Director," Boston Bar Association
clientAdvisories: Making the Most of the New Tax Law: Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer Strategies in 2011/12
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers®
pressReleases: 36 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers ®
clientAdvisories: The Time is Now: Making Tax-Free Gifts in 2012
clientAdvisories: Congress Passes Sweeping Tax Legislation Affecting Income, Estate and Gift Taxes
clientAdvisories: Supreme Court Strikes Down the Defense of Marriage Act, Bringing Sweeping Changes to Tax Laws
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Nabs 34 Lawyers, 2 “Lawyer of the Year” Recognitions in 2014 Best Lawyers® Rankings
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Captures 47 Spots on the 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List; 14 on the 2013 Massachusetts Rising Stars List
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs’ Richard Zielinski Named 2015 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Legal Malpractice Law and Michael Robinson Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate
pressReleases: Boston Land Use and Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year" Matthew J. Kiefer Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
publicationsArticles: Drafting Irrevocable Trusts in Massachusetts, MCLE
publicationsArticles: Drafting Estate Plans, MCLE
publicationsArticles: Annual Supplements to "Newhall's Settlement of Estates and Fiduciary Law in Massachusetts," Thomson Reuters
pressReleases: 50 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
pressReleases: Washington, DC Litigation- Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Maureen E. Dwyer and Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Phil T. Feola Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2017
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August 2015
Washington, DC Litigation- Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Maureen E. Dwyer and Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Phil T. Feola Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2017
October 2015
50 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
August 2015
Boston Land Use and Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year" Matthew J. Kiefer Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
August 2014
Goulston & Storrs’ Richard Zielinski Named 2015 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Legal Malpractice Law and Michael Robinson Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate
October 2013
Goulston & Storrs Captures 47 Spots on the 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List; 14 on the 2013 Massachusetts Rising Stars List
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