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Ryan McManus to Present on Trust Best Practices and Pitfalls


Hemenway & Barnes litigation partner Ryan P. McManus will speak on Trust Best Practices and Pitfalls at the next Estate Planning Council of Hampden County on November 16, 2021.

The session will provide a private/public perspective on trusts and Judge Sacks will periodically provide a view from the bench.


  • Bernard G. Cuadra is an Assistant Attorney General in the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General.
  • Judge David G. Sacks was sworn in as a Hampden Probate and Family Court judge by then Governor Michael S. Dukakis in 1986 and served until his mandatory retirement in 2020, including having been First Justice from 1992 to 2003. In retirement, Judge Sacks is a 2021-2022 Massachusetts Access to Justice Fellow, volunteering with Senior Partners for Justice including serving as a Conciliator. 
  • Ryan P. McManus is a partner in Hemenway & Barnes LLP, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of fiduciary and business litigation

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