Philip R. Smith

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Philip R. Smith

Shareholder
Location:
Westfield, Massachusetts
Phone:
413-562-6611
413-693-2787
Fax:
413-568-3209
Email:

"My favorite part of being a lawyer is client contact. I like being a part of a team and interacting with clients, then coming up with creative solutions to the challenges that they face. I also believe that all of my clients deserve a 100% effort, so my goal is to provide the best service possible within every interaction."

Philip ("Chip") is the shareholder in charge of the firm's Westfield office. Chip has broad experience in the areas of both commercial and residential real estate, as well as related bank financing, including loan documentation.

His additional specialties include: Corporate, Business and Estate Planning & Administration

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate & Zoning
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business & Corporate

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1981

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
    • LL.M - 1983
    • Major: Taxation
  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D cum laude - 1981
  • University of New Hampshire
    • B.S magna cum laude - 1977

Published Works

  • Long-Term Care for Elderly - Facing the Future, Westfield Evening News, February 16, 2012
  • Changed Ice and Snow Removal Laws: Property Owners Beware! Westfield Evening News, November 17, 2011
  • Asset Protection Planning, Westfield Evening News, August 25, 2011
  • Estate Planning - The Four Documents You Really Can’t Afford to be Without, Westfield Evening News, May 26, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westfield Business Improvement District, Member, Board of Directors
  • Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors
  • Westfield State College, Member, Board of Directors
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association

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Education

  • Boston University, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
  • New England School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1981
  • University of New Hampshire, B.S., magna cum laude, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Westfield Business Improvement District
  • Member, Board of Directors, Westfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Directors, Westfield State College

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association

Long-Term Care for Elderly - Facing the Future
Westfield Evening News, February 16, 2012

Changed Ice and Snow Removal Laws: Property Owners Beware!
Westfield Evening News, November 17, 2011

Asset Protection Planning
Westfield Evening News, August 25, 2011

Estate Planning - The Four Documents You Really Can’t Afford to be Without
Westfield Evening News, May 26, 2011