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Nikki Marie Oliveira

Associate / Boston

Overview

Nikki Marie Oliveira is an associate in Nutter’s Private Client Department. Her practice focuses on estate and tax planning for high net worth clients, including trust and estate administration, probate, elder law, and special needs planning. Clients rely on Nikki to draft sophisticated estate planning instruments, such as spousal lifetime access trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, life insurance trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, and charitable remainder trusts. She also represents her clients in court proceedings regarding trust issues as well as in probate matters such as special personal representative appointments, guardianships and conservatorships.

Nikki is a member of the Boston Bar Association, where she co-chairs the Estate Planning Committee of the Trusts & Estates Section. Previously, she co-chaired the Practice Fundamentals Committee, the Public Service Committee and the Communications Committee of the BBA’s Trusts & Estates Section.  Nikki is also a Supporting Fellow of the Boston Bar Foundation and has held various leadership positions in the Boston Bar Foundation. In addition, Nikki is a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council and serves as Treasurer of the Trusts & Estates Consortium. She regularly presents and publishes on estate planning law and taxation issues.

Nikki is the author of Chapter 13 of Estate Planning Law and Taxation – Planning for Incapacity and Financing Long-Term Care and is also a contributing author of The Elder Law Forms Manual and served as Comment and Note Editor of the New England Law Review.

Prior to joining Nutter, Nikki was an associate at a Boston-based boutique trusts and estates law firm. She gained legal experience as a clinical intern for the Appellate Tax Board. During law school, Nikki served as a research assistant at the New England School of Law.

Honors

Honors

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015 - 2018

Education & Admissions

Education

Boston University School of Law, LL.M.
New England School of Law, J.D.
Roger Williams University, B.S., magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida

Industries

Before Nutter

Prior to joining Nutter, Nikki was an associate at a Boston-based boutique trusts and estates law firm. She gained legal experience as a clinical intern for the Appellate Tax Board. During law school, Nikki served as a research assistant at the New England School of Law.

Noteworthy

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015 - 2018

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