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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 Gosselin

Attorney John Gosselin

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 25 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 is fluent in French. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

Despina Kyriakidis

Attorney Despina Kyriakidis

Despina has over 25 years of experience in probate matters, including probate and trust administration, guardianship and conservatorship, 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.

Rachel McCaw

Rachel is admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she earned her degree in Legal Studies while interning with Justice Judd J. Carhart of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her time in law school, she interned with Judge Walter R. Stone of the Rhode Island Superior Court while focusing her studies around trusts and estates as well as elder law.

Rachel is a board member at Cambridge Neighbors (CN). Cambridge Neighbors (CN) is a membership-driven organization dedicated to helping adults aged 60 and older in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, and Watertown stay in the homes and neighborhoods they love. CN seeks to provide its members the opportunities and support necessary to remain an integral part of their communities, giving members peace of mind with practical services, stimulating activities and experiences, and a social network to enable successful “aging in place.”  

Darwin Aussie, Canine Counselor

Clinical Director, Canine Therapy

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.

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To schedule a consultation with a lawyer, contact Gosselin Law. We offer in -person meetings at our office in Arlington, Massachusetts and online meetings via Zoom. Please let us know which works best for you.

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