Edward Notis-McConarty concentrates his practice in the areas of probate litigation, civil litigation, dispute resolution, and fiduciary work. Through his work on estate and probate matters, Ned handles matters relating to fiduciary administration and estate planning. He also represents a number of nonprofit and religious organizations, providing general counsel and litigation services.
With more than 30 years of investment management and fiduciary experience, Ned serves as a trustee to individuals and families as well as nonprofits and foundations. Ned’s fiduciary background makes him a highly effective advocate for his clients in probate litigation matters. He also serves as an expert witness on the subject of probate litigation.
Ned’s work on family disputes has often required advice and judgments in highly-charged emotional situations. He is well-known for his expertise concerning self-represented litigants, especially as pertains to the Probate and Family Court.
Ned also serves as General Counsel to Hemenway & Barnes and is a Senior Vice President at Hemenway Trust Company, a New Hampshire based private fiduciary firm.
Ned has served in numerous leadership roles at the Boston and Massachusetts Bar Associations, including:
Ned has also served as Co-Chair of the Legal Advocacy and Resource Center in Boston and is the co-author of Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts. He has written and lectured extensively on issues relating to probate litigation and the challenge to the courts presented by increasing numbers of unrepresented litigants.