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Phil came to the field of elder law and probate administration through his own family experiences in caring and planning for close family members afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Phil witnessed firsthand the challenges caregivers must endure, while at the same time, maximizing the quality of life for the loved ones.

Phil is the Managing Partner of Generations Law Group. He and his wife and partner, Cathleen, founded the firm in 2003. He concentrates his legal practice in the area of  probate. When representing clients, Phil seeks a prompt resolution to disputes, and most importantly to protect and advance his clients’ interests and rights.

Phil is an LGBTQ Ally.

Education & Experience

  • Middlesex District Attorney’s Office prosecuting criminal matters
  • Digital Equipment Corporation (later Compaq Computer Corporation) managing new product introductions
  • Host and producer of “Older and Loving It”, a popular local cable show addressing the legal and life concerns of seniors and their families.
  • Former adjunct faculty member at Babson College
  • Babson College, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Boston University, Master’s in Business Administration
  • Massachusetts School of Law, JD


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Guardianship Association
  • Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce, Past President
  • Sudbury Chamber of Commerce
  • Acton Boxborough School, Business partnership award winner
  • Acton Boxborough High School Mock Trial team coach
  • Acton youth sports coach: lacrosse, soccer, basketball and baseball
  • BNI, Past President of Sudbury 1776 Chapter

Phil grew up in Sudbury, Massachusetts and currently resides in Acton, Massachusetts with his wife, Cathleen Summers. They have three children and one overly friendly golden retriever.


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