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John M. Harpootian - Cranston, RI

1000 Chapel View BoulevardSuite 220 Cranston, RI 02920

Updated: 07/30/2020

Cranston Estate Planning Lawyer

Overview

John M. Harpootian is the principal member of the firm. His law practice is exclusively limited to personal and financial planning, trust and estate administration for high net worth and highly compensated individuals, business succession planning for closely held businesses and farms, as well as general probate administration.

Mr. Harpootian is a Past President and current member of the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island, the American Bar Association and its Section on Probate and Trusts and the Rhode Island Bar Association where he is active in the Committee on Probate and Trusts. He is also a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international honor society in economics.

A nationally popular lecturer on advanced estate planning and tax issues, Mr. Harpootian has addressed the annual meetings of Million Dollar Round Table, the Top of the Table, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and numerous other legal and financial services organizations. He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in economics from Boston University in 1983, and his law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1986.

A Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Mr. Harpootian is an active member in the nation's premier association of trust and estate practitioners, where he serves as Chair of the Rhode Island Delegation.

Mr. Harpootian is an associate member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting, a national organization dedicated to the preservation of the tax-preferred status of life insurance products. He is also an active member of the National Council on Planned Giving and the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

Mr. Harpootian is involved in many community activities including: Trinity Repertory Company where he served as Chair of its endowment fund; the Rhode Island Foundation where he served as Chair of its Professional Advisors Council; Leadership Rhode Island where he has served on its Board of Directors and Program Committees; the Armenian Assembly of America where he serves as a Fellow Trustee; the Alliance for Better Long Term Care where he serves as a member of the board and pro bono legal counsel; and the Rhode Island Commodores.

About John M. Harpootian

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Business succession planning - wealth transfer /high net worth estate planning Wealth transfer planning Estate admin Trust

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1986

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    J.D.
  • Boston University, Boston, MA
    B.A.

Office Information

Address

1000 Chapel View BoulevardSuite 220 Cranston, RI 02920

Fax

  • (401) 455-9801

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