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Philip R. Smith
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"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. His additional specialties include corporate, business, and estate planning.

Bar & Court Admission

  • Massachusetts, 1981

Education

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

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Westfield Bank, 2008-Present
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Westfield Business Improvement District
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Westfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Westfield State University

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