Laurel M. Millette is an experienced estate planning attorney who recently joined the Eckert Byrne Team on a part-time basis to support our estate-planning team. She has maintained a solo estate planning practice in her hometown of Concord, Massachusetts since 2008, and also meets with clients in the city of Boston where she now resides. Previously Laurel has served as a Partner at Pierce Atwood LLP in their Boston office and as a Shareholder and Director at Davis Malm & D’Agostine, P. C. in Boston.
Laurel frequently serves as a lecturer on estate tax planning and estate administration topics, is on volunteer faculty at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), and has volunteered her expertise on panels for the Boston Estate Planning Council, the Massachusetts Justice Project, the Boston Bar Association, The Women’s Bar Foundation, The Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, and the Friends of Mt. Auburn. She has also served in an advisory role with a local family office.
Laurel received her J.D. from Boston College Law School and her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Pomona College. Before attending law school, Laurel worked in the Assurance Division of PwC in Boston and graduated from the Coopers & Lybrand Academy at the Graduate School of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin.
Laurel was selected for inclusion in SuperLawyers Rising Stars and SuperLawyers Top Women In Law every year from 2009-2018. In 2013 Laurel was named as an honoree in the MassLawyersWeekly Excellence In the Law Event. In 2022 she was selected as a Top Attorney by Boston Magazine.