Melissa S. Conover

Trust Advisor

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Prior to joining Choate, Melissa Conover was an Assistant Vice President in BNY Mellon Private Wealth Management’s Estate Administration Department and administered estates in excess of $20 million dollars.  In that capacity, she was responsible for the content, filing and post mortem tax elections in connection with decedent’s estate tax returns and ongoing relationships with beneficiaries, outside tax and legal professionals.  In addition, her responsibilities included coordinating the distribution schedules of her assigned estates in accordance with state statute and company policy.

Previous to her employment at BNY Mellon, Ms. Conover was employed as an associate at Cushing & Dolan, PC and practiced estate planning and administration with an emphasis on drafting wills and trusts.  Her responsibilities included the preparation of estate and individual tax returns and appearances in court to argue motions pursuant to probating estates.

Ms. Conover received her LLM from Boston University Law School, her JD from Suffolk University Law School and her BA from Boston College.


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