Estate planning attorney joins Barton Gilman

PROVIDENCE (Oct. 15, 2014) – W. Parish Lentz has joined Barton Gilman LLP as partner, bringing to the firm extensive experience in handling all aspects of estate and trust planning and administration, as well as advising companies on business formation and other corporate matters.

“Parish will advise existing clients in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and elsewhere on their trust and estate needs, and he will also help us to grow our practice in these areas. Parish is a very exciting addition to our firm,” said Steve Adams, administrative partner in the firm’s Providence office.

Lentz added: “Barton Gilman provides an opportunity to work with attorneys I have admired for some time. Joining the firm offers a dynamic platform to better serve clients and to create opportunities to expand my practice, especially in the area of trust and probate litigation, and geographically into greater Boston. I am thrilled to join such an outstanding group of attorneys.”

Lentz is a recognized thought leader, having made numerous presentations on trusts and estates issues, and conducted legal education seminars for various professionals, including CPAs and attorneys. He served on the Legal Subgroup that consulted on the Rhode Island Lt. Governor’s State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News has named the firm as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work in 2014.