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Jon E. Steffensen headshot
45 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617 523 7935

Jon E. Steffensen

Of Counsel, Trusts and Estates

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Biography

Jon has 43 1/2 years experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, fiduciary counseling and charitable gift planning.  For 40 of those years, anchored one iteration or another of a boutique firm specializing in the aforementioned practice areas and the firm (formerly Steffensen & Associates, LLC) has now become the new Boston office of McLane Middleton, Professional Association.

Jon received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Fellow, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel

 

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America (over 15 years)
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer (since the inception of the annual publication)

 

Involvement

  • Chair, Yale Scholarship Trust of Boston
  • Secretary, Society for the Propagation of the Gospel Among the Indians and Others in North America (founded 1787)
  • Board Member, New England Grenfell Association in support of the International Grenfell Association

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Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.

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Practice Areas

The strengths of our practice groups and the industries we serve make McLane Middleton one of the most diverse law firms in New England.

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 90 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

The Firm

Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.