Amy B. Kaufman-McLellan, LL.M.

B.A. Brandeis University
J.D. Northeastern University School of Law
L.L.M. Boston University School of Law

Phone: (781) 246-3030  |  Fax: (781) 246-3050  |  Email Amy

Amy B. Kaufman-McLellan is an Of Counsel attorney at Knudsen Burbridge, P.C. where she focuses on estate planning, trust administration, tax planning, business planning, and elder law.  Attorney McLellan is also Visiting Professor and Director of Online Education in the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Denver Sturm School of Law for the 2016-2017 school year.  She recently served as a consulting Professor in the graduate tax law program at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, Massachusetts.  Professor McLellan is known for her advanced law school courses on Federal Income Taxation, Gift and Estate Taxation, and Business Entities Taxation including the taxation of partnerships, and limited liability companies.

EDUCATION & LICENSING: Attorney McLellan received her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University where she graduated with Honors, and was the recipient of several awards including the Student Affairs Award and the Sanctity of Life Award. She completed her doctorate in jurisprudence from Northeastern University School of Law. Then, she went on to obtain an advanced law degree, LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Taxation, from Boston University School of Law Graduate Program, where she graduated at the top of her class and had the pleasure of speaking at her graduation alongside US Attorney General Eric Holder. Attorney McLellan has been admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire.

EXPERIENCE: Attorney McLellan has been an attorney since 1994, and devoted the early years of her law career to public interest law by assisting low-income seniors, disabled adults, homeless families, and students before going into the private practice of law. Ms. McLellan has a background in tax, corporate and non-profit accounting and has taught extensively to professionals and the public on matters of estate planning and taxation.

PRESENTER & AUTHOR: Attorney McLellan is a contributing author to several books including: Love, Money and Control; A Practical Guide to Estate Planning and The Practice; Creating, Growing, and Maintaining a Successful, Client-Centered Estate and Business Planning Law Firm, and The Practice Toolkit. 

PERSONAL: Attorney McLellan is the mother of three young children.  She lives with her husband and family near Denver, Colorado.  She is the founding member and former leader of the Greater Derry Holistic Moms Network in New Hampshire.