Glynis Ritchie advises individuals and families in all aspects of estate and tax planning. She focuses her practice on income, gift, estate and generation-skipping tax planning, trust and estate administration, planning for families with children with disabilities and charitable giving. She assists clients in preparing comprehensive estate planning documents, including wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, limited liability company documents and premarital agreements, while guiding families through related probate and tax matters. Glynis also handles guardianship petitions and prepares estate and gift tax returns.
Glynis also assists clients with realizing their long-term charitable and philanthropic goals through the creation and operation of nonprofit organizations, including family foundations. In doing so, she represents nonprofit organizations from inception through attainment of tax-exempt status.
In addition to her practice, Glynis participates in Day Pitney's pro bono efforts, handling matters for the Boston Child Health Advocacy Partnership, Federal Bar Association's Wills for Veterans and Boston Medical Legal Partnership. She is also an active member of Day Pitney's Women Working Together, where she organizes an annual volunteer event for the first women's shelter in the United States, Rosie's Place.
Prior to joining the firm, Glynis was a law clerk to the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. While in law school, she was a legal fellow with the Human Rights Law Network, Reproductive Rights Unit, in New Delhi, India; interned with the Honorable Gary S. Katzmann of the Massachusetts Appeals Court; and was teaching assistant to Northeastern's Prisoners Assistance Project.
Cambridge Community Foundation, member of the Professional Advisors Council (Spring 2018- present)
AANE (Asperger / Autism Network), Legal Community Breakfast, organizing committee member
Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Disabilities Advisory Committee and Gala Planning Committees
Dana-Farber Leadership Council
Pan-Mass Challenge, Rider, 2016
Be Bright Pink, New York and Massachusetts Chapters, Volunteer, Peer Mentor, 2008-2012
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: Buffalo, New York City, Boston and Philadelphia chapters, 2007-2013