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Sara Goldman Curley

Partner / Boston

Overview

Sara Goldman Curley is a partner in Nutter’s Private Client Department. Individuals and families rely on Sara to provide advice on a broad range of estate planning, estate administration, and trust administration matters.

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Representative Experience

  • Designing estate plans for individuals and families to meet their individual needs and goals, which may include using sophisticated strategies designed to minimize estate and gift taxes, and probate avoidance
  • Advising professional and family personal representatives (executors) and trustees in the administration of estates and trusts
  • Preparing complex estate tax returns involving business and real estate valuation issues, and representing fiduciaries in estate tax audits with taxing authorities
  • Representing and advising guardians and conservators of incapacitated adults

Sara is involved in a number of organizations, including:

  • New England Law | Boston, member of the Board of Trustees
  • Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, member of the Board of Directors
  • Boston Bar Association's Education Committee (current)
  • Boston Bar Association’s Estate Planning Committee, co-chair (2015-2017)
  • REBA’s Estate Planning, Trusts and Estate Administration Committee, former co-chair
  • Boston Bar Association’s Trusts & Estates Section Steering Committee, member
  • SJC Law Clerks’ Society, member
  • Greater Boston Fiduciary American Inn of Court, member
  • Boston Estate Planning Council, member
  • Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum, member

Before attending law school, Sara was a budget analyst for the Massachusetts State Senate Committee on Ways and Means, where she continued to work as a legal intern while attending law school at night. During law school, Sara was also a technical coordinating editor of the New England Law Review. Prior to joining Nutter, Sara served as a law clerk for the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

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Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2008-2009 & 2011-2012

Education & Admissions

Education

Boston University School of Law, LL.M.

New England Law | Boston, J.D., summa cum laude

Oberlin College, B.A.

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida

Before Nutter

Prior to joining Nutter, Sara served as a law clerk for the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.