Meet Our Elder Law Professionals
In all our practice areas, our attorneys bring care and compassion to their work, and a determination to achieve our clients’ goals. Whether it involves elder law, long-term care planning, probate, a real estate transaction or another matter, you can depend on Gosselin Law for sound advice and efficient services.
John focuses on Elder Crisis Law (SM), asset protection related to MassHealth qualification, and trustee and other fiduciary services. While in law school, he clerked for the Hon. Martha Sosman before she was appointed to the Supreme Judicial Court. John served for many years as a Public Administrator for Middlesex County. With over 20 years in Elder Law practice, John brings the experience needed to guide clients through all aspects of estate planning, trust administration and elder law matters.
John is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and is fluent in French. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Despina has over 20 years of experience in probate matters, including trust administration, estate taxation, and litigation. Through strong advocacy, she provides the support families need to navigate the probate court system through what is often the most emotionally difficult time of their lives.
Despina is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York, and is fluent in Greek. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
David Arndt, LLM
Prior to joining Gosselin & Kyriakidis, Dave practiced for many years at Browning & Meyer in Worthington, Ohio. He has extensive experience in elder law, complex estate tax planning, and fiduciary administration.
He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Ohio. Dave is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Deanne was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Law and the Elderly for 2015. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Kathleen Day Paradis
Kathy has provided high level client service in the areas of Trust and Estate Administration for over 20 years. Prior to joining Gosselin & Kyriakidis, she worked for many years in the Private Client Group of Ropes & Gray, LLP in Boston, building client-family relationships while utilizing knowledge and experience in the use of trusts and estate planning to carry out clients’ objectives. Kathy serves as a compassionate advisor in assisting clients through the Probate process.
Darwin Aussie, Canine Counselor
Darwin Aussie is an AKC registered Red Tricolor Australian Shepherd. Darwin works hard to be an aide to clients in difficult situations by providing a calm and gentle presence. Darwin assists Attorney Gosselin in both office and in-home consultations. If you would rather not include Darwin in your meeting please just let us know, he will understand. And, Darwin’s salary is paid in kind words and ear scratches.
To schedule a consultation with a lawyer, contact Gosselin Law. We have six offices in the Boston, Massachusetts, area to serve you.
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