Cathleen Summers Joins the Board of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Nurse Attorney Brings Legal and Health Care Expertise to the Role

Sudbury, MA. January 15, 2018 – The Massachusetts chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) announces its appointment of Cathleen Summers to its board of directors.

Together with her husband Philip, Ms. Summers founded Bay State Elder Law in 2003. The firm’s name changed to Generations Law Group in 2017, to better reflect its family-focused legal services. The firm provides elder law, estate planning, probate and real estate services, with offices in Acton and Sudbury.

Ms. Summers, a nurse attorney, brings 25 years of legal experience to the Massachusetts chapter of the NAELA. She specializes in estate and long-term care planning as well as crisis management, using her expertise in both law and health care to help clients navigate complex and emotional issues.

Currently she sits on the board of the Greater Medford Visiting Nurse & Community Health

in Arlington and is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, the New England Chapter of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

“I’m delighted to join the board of the Massachusetts chapter of the NAELA because I believe in its mission and its commitment to championing legal advocacy, guidance and services in Massachusetts that enhance the lives of people with disabilities, special needs and people as they age.” said Ms. Summers.


About Generations Law Group: Providing Comprehensive Legal Services for Adults Who Are Caring for Both Their Parents and Their Children.  What many people want is the peace of mind that comes from legally protecting their most cherished assets, their health and the financial future of their families across the generations. We help you do this by compassionately listening and responding to your needs.  We help you protect the future for all the generations of your family—yourself, your parents and/or your children and grandchildren. With specialties in elder law, estate planning, probate and real estate, we help protect your most valuable assets so your golden years are truly that.