Suffolk University Law School
Jeffrey A. Bloom sees clients in our Boston and Wellesley offices. Since 1997, his practice has focused exclusively on counseling and advocating for clients regarding asset protection, estate planning, elder and disability law, guardianship, probate administration and litigation, and planning for those with special needs.
Since 2008, he has been named a Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine each year, after a peer and panel review which names less than 5 percent of Massachusetts attorneys.
He is author of West Publishing's first professional treatise on elder law for its widely utilized Massachusetts Practice Series, titled "Elder Law." He is the co-author of "Nursing Home MassHealth Eligibility" for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education's Estate Planning for the Aging or Incapacitated Client in Massachusetts: Protecting Legal Rights, Preserving Resources, and Providing Health Care.
He has also authored numerous articles on elder and disability law for publications such as The ElderLaw Report, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Journal of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, and Trusts and Estates magazine.
He has served as an ombudsman for the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and also served on an Advisory Board of Health Law Advocates and the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Services of Metrowest. Attorney Bloom is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, The Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Attorney Bloom received his B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.
Attorney Bloom has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo Finance:
Should You Pay a Relative to Take Care of Mom? - December 11, 2010
Compensating a Family Caregiver - August 29, 2010
When Prepaid Funeral Plans are Wealth Killers - May 22, 2010
Articles by Attorney Bloom:
Just a note to say thank you for your outstanding assistance and advice throughout the Mass Health appeal process for my mother. It certainly took a lot longer than either of us anticipated, however the outcome was what we sought. I certainly hope that this win will provide the basis for future wins for you with MassHealth as they attempt to stall the applications. Wishing you and yours all the best. -Frederick B., Concord
Thank you for the sympathy card you sent and the very kind words of condolence. Our family also wishes to thank your immense help, a very favorable outcome, the integrity with which the firm works and of course, your patience. -Anonymous, Boston
My husband and I wish to thank you sincerely for your expertise in putting our minds at ease. You don't know how worried we were. When we left your office, we felt a tremendous weight off our shoulders. We thank you for your courtesy, respect, and for your time. We will recommend you highly to anyone. -Bill & Dee, Worcester
Meeting with Jeff Bloom was very re-assuring; he exudes competence! -Peter Kingsley, Marblehead
Thank you so much for your hard work, extraordinary effort, and wise approach to my mother's case. Of course, the victory is very welcome. But, in addition, your calm manner and positive, sincere outlook kept me grounded. I am forever grateful!
- Kay Stein, Randolph
Dear Jeff & Julie, Thank you both for all your help over the past year, you are both truly wonderful people! -Aileen M.,Boston