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Lynn E. Riley - Providence, RI

301 Promenade Street Providence, RI 02908

Updated: 11/29/2023

Providence Trusts & Estates Lawyer

Overview

Lynn is a partner and Chairperson of the Firm's estate planning group. Her practice focuses on advising individuals, business owners, professionals and families on wealth preservation, asset transfer, and charitable giving. She employs sophisticated estate planning and estate settlement techniques to save clients gift, estate and income taxes, while ensuring that their property passes in accordance with their wishes...

About Lynn E. Riley

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Trusts & Estates
  • Corporate & Business Law

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1999
  • Rhode Island, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1999
  • Florida, 2010

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Probate and Trust Committee, Elder Law Committee
  • Rhode Island Continuing Legal Education Committee

Classes and Seminars

  • “Suddenly Single: Smart Planning for the Single Client in Transition”, March 2010, Bryant Women’s Summit, Bryant University
  • “Planning and Administrating a Rhode Island Estate” sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association, 2002 – 2012
  • “Recent Developments in the Law”, moderator, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association, 2001 – 2022
  • “Family Limited Partnerships in Estate Planning and Asset Protection”, US Bank/Bank of America, March 2009
  • “Estate Planning Round Up, 2007” sponsored by Citizens Bank and the Rhode Island Foundation
  • The High Cost of Dying in RI”, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association, October 2007
  • RI Guardianship (Seminar and Publication sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former Vice President and current member of Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island
  • Member, The Hope Club
  • Professional Advisory Committee Member to the Rhode Island Community Foundation

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1995
    J.D.
    Honors: summa cum laude
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006
    LLM
    Major: Taxation
  • Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1986
    B.S.
    Major: Finance

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Contributing Author to “A Practical Guide to Probate Practice in Rhode Island”, 2010, 2017, 2020, 2022 a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publication

Office Information

Address

301 Promenade Street Providence, RI 02908

Fax

  • 401-331-5787

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Achievements

Honors

  • Rhode Island Monthly, Professional Excellence in the Law, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2024

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