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Alison I. Glover


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Alison’s practice focuses on estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals, their families, and their businesses. She advises clients on advanced estate planning techniques to minimize income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

In addition, she counsels fiduciaries and beneficiaries with respect to planning opportunities for trusts and estates and the resolution of disputes.

Alison also represents individuals and small businesses in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. She successfully represents clients under audit and at the appellate level involving a broad range of tax disputes.


  • Suffolk University Law School (JD)
  • University of Rhode Island (BS)

Recognition & Awards

  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Selected for the Women's Leadership Program (2014)


  • Co-Chair, Tax Law Updates Committee of the Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Professional Advisors Network, The Boston Foundation
  • Member, Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Trusts & Estates Consortium
  • Founding Member and Co-Chair, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston Friends Council Young Professionals Committee


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Family Gift Planning — Perhaps the Best Time Is Now

October 19, 2020 | Advisory | By Peter Miller, Kurt Steinkrauss, Reena Thadhani, Susan Kealy, Alison Glover, Quinn Hetrick

The lifetime federal tax exemption for gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer taxes is scheduled to be reduced to approximately $6 million on January 1, 2026, from $11.58 million per individual or $23.16 million collectively for a married couple. Many believe, however, that the outcome of the upcoming election could accelerate the timing of this change and that the decrease could become effective as soon as January 1, 2021.
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Favorable Changes to Estate, Gift and GST Tax Laws Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

February 1, 2018 | Advisory | By Peter Miller, Reena Thadhani, Kurt Steinkrauss, Susan Kealy, Alison Glover, Quinn Hetrick

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”), signed into law on December 22, 2017, significantly increased the exemption amounts for the federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. These increases may present planning opportunities for individuals and families.
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News & Press



How Estate Planners, Fiduciaries, & Litigators “Fix” Trusts

Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements – How are they being used

Boston Bar Association

16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA