Massachusetts Estate Planning Attorney

Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of James A. Miller, P.C., Attorney Miller is highly committed to providing his clients with the most comprehensive planning services possible. A solid legal education, including a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude is the foundation for James A. Miller’s innovative approach to helping families plan for a comfortable, crisis-free inheritance. Attorney Miller has been providing quality Nursing Home Planning and Estate Planning services to clients since 1994. These services have reached thousands of people concerned about protecting their families from the devastating legal effects of disability and death.

He is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and is a former member of the Academy’s Board of Governors. He regularly attends specialized and advanced training by the experts in the Academy Education Department. He is the author of numerous published articles on legacy planning, nursing home planning and estate/trust administration matters and is the co-author of two books, 39 Common Questions Consumers Have About Estate Planning in Massachusetts and A Will Is Not Enough in Massachusetts.

The Law Offices of James A. Miller, P.C. is staffed with experienced attorneys and paralegals trained in the complex areas of legacy planning, nursing home & estate planning and probate and trust administration. The aim of each member of his staff is to help you accomplish your estate planning goals and to take the mystery out of the planning process.

Community Outreach and Education

Attorney Miller is dedicated to providing his clients and members of the local and financial community with continuous, up-to-date education and legal assistance with the complex and ever-changing areas of Legacy Planning. With the aid of public and private seminars, strategic alliances with key members of the financial community and volunteerism local senior and other community-based organizations, Attorney Miller has championed the use of properly drafted legacy planning documents as a proven way to protect families from the expense and delay of probate, the cost of long-term health care and to minimize or eliminate federal estate taxes.


James A. Miller approaches each challenge with not just solid understanding, but also remarkable enthusiasm and vigor. By constantly seeking simpler, better and more effective ways of doing things, he continues to make a real difference in the lives of families by providing them with peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are protected.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1993


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude
  • Framingham State College, Framingham, Massachusetts
    • B.A. magna cum laude, Major: Business

Published Works

  • A Will is Not Enough in MA (2nd Edition)
  • 39 Common Questions Consumers Have About Estate Planning in Massachusetts


  • Nursing Home and Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • End of Life Planning
  • Are You Protected? Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • Medicaid Planning After the DRA
  • Guardianship Under the New MUPC

Contact our office for a complete list of seminar topics.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Worcester County Bar Association