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Alexandra T. Breed headshot
11 South Main Street
Suite 500
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603 230 4417

Alexandra T. Breed

Director, Trusts & Estates Department

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Biography

Alexandra is a Director in the Trusts & Estates Department. Alexandra counsels individuals and families regarding advanced wealth preservation and transfer techniques, including estate planning, estate and gift taxes, charitable giving techniques, conservation easements, ownership and transfer of significant family properties and guardianships. She is a frequent speaker and author on the use of conservation easements in estate planning.

Alexandra received her LL.M. from Boston University School of Law (1999), J.D. from Boston University School of Law (1974) and B.A. from Vassar College, Cum Laude (1970).

Areas of Focus

  • Estate Planning and Trust & Estate Administration
  • Charitable Planning and Representation of Charitable Organizations
  • Conservation Easements and Specialty Real Estate
  • Family Property Ownership & Transfer
  • Real Estate Law
  • Taxation

Admissions

Alexandra is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire. She is an active member in the Estate Planning Council, New Hampshire Bar Association Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate Law Section and Real Estate Sections, and the American Bar Association, (Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section).  Alexandra is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts & Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Recognition:

  • Named 2013 Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional
  • "Top Attorneys in NH," New Hampshire Magazine
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America®, (Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estates Law)
  • Concord's Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate, 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Involvement

  • Board of Trustees for NH Chapter, The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH
  • Board of Trustees, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH
  • Lakes Region Advisory Board, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
  • Former Board of Directors, Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, MA
  • Former Board of Trustees, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, NH

Articles & Presentations

Written By Alexandra

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