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Peter C. Herbst Jr. - Braintree, MA

1000 Washington St. Braintree, MA 02184

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Updated: 12/19/2018

Braintree Estate planning Lawyer


Peter Herbst advises clients in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration and elder law. He earned his Master of Laws in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Vermont Law School, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has been featured as a New England Rising Star for 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the areas of Estate Planning and Estate Administration by Super Lawyers Magazine.

About Peter C. Herbst Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Estate planning 34%
  • Estate and trust administration 33%
  • Elder law 33%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2008
  • Connecticut, 2005
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2009

Other Affiliations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2012 - Present (Member)
  • Boston Estate Planning Council (Member)
  • South Shore Young Professionals (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section (Member)
  • ProVisors, Hingham Chapter, 2012 - Present (Executive Committee Member)


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012
    LL.M., Master of Laws in Taxation
    Law Review: Vermont Law Review, Managing Editor, 2004 - 2005
  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont, 2005
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Review: Vermont Law Review, Managing Editor, 2004 - 2005
  • Phillips Academy Andover, 1996
    Honors: Co-Head Class Agent, Phillips Academy Andover
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999
    Honors: Allan Lutes Award 1998, University of Michigan Greek System Fraternity President of the Year

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Tau Epsilon Phi

Past Positions

  • Baker, Braverman & Barbardoro, PC, Attorney, 2008 - 2012
  • Herbst & Herbst, LLC, 2005 - 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Sustainable Braintree
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Classes and Seminars

  • Estate Tax Update, Norfolk & Plymouth Estate Planning Counc, 2012 - Present
  • Life Transition Planning for Lawyers: The Next Ste, MCLE, 2015 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Peter C. Herbst Jr.

Included on the 2023 Massachusetts list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Peter C. Herbst Jr. on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers New England Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the areas of Estate Planning and Estate Administration
  • South Shore Stars 40 Under 40 Award Recipient, 2014


Office Information


1000 Washington St. Braintree, MA 02184


  • 781-848-3051

Accepts Credit Cards


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