Paul Cathcart

Paul M. Cathcart Jr.

Associate

  • 617-557-9737
  • 617-227-0781
  • 75 State Street
  • Boston, MA 02109

Paul M. Cathcart Jr.

Associate

  • 617-557-9737
  • 617-227-0781
  • 75 State Street
  • Boston, MA 02109

Practice Focus

Paul Cathcart concentrates his practice on tax and estate planning for individuals and their families, with a particular emphasis on assisting those with businesses, property, or investments spanning multiple jurisdictions. Paul also advises executors and family trustees.

Representative Clients

  • Helped a non-U.S. citizen plan an intergenerational transfer of U.S. real estate that mitigated the anticipated burdens of probate, income taxes, and death taxes.
  • Represented a creative artist in a federal income tax audit.
  • Advised a professional executor navigating the administrative and tax burdens of a contested probate proceeding.

Accolades

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable R. Lanier Anderson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Co-Author, First Place Brief, 2012 Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

Paul Cathcart’s Comments on “The Family Lawyer”

“At Hemenway & Barnes, we sometimes describe ourselves using the metaphor of ‘the family doctor’—the one who knows the family, makes house calls, and spends the time needed to get things right.”

Paul Cathcart
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