Francis R. Mulé

Attorney Francis R. Mulé is an associate who joined Samuel, Sayward & Baler LLC in March 2021. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Mulé practiced in Natick, Massachusetts at Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean LLP and in Waltham, Massachusetts at Mendel & Associates LLC. He received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and his B.S. with highest honors from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he majored in public policy with minors in American politics and Italian.

Attorney Mulé concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration, and elder law. As a member of the LGBTQ community, he is particularly sensitive to the needs and concerns of LGBTQ clients, as well as the special considerations involved in planning for non-traditional families. Attorney Mulé also has substantial experience in advising clients regarding long term care planning and assisting clients through the MassHealth application process.

Outside the office, Attorney Mulé is heavily involved with the Massachusetts legal community as a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, where he currently serves as the Secretary of the Young Lawyers Division, a Foundation Fellow with the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, and a member of the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association. Avid movie lovers, in pre-pandemic times Attorney Mulé and his husband could frequently be found at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, where they are both members.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Elder Law


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D. 2013
    Northeastern University Law Journal (2011 – 2013)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, B.S. 2010
    Honors: With Highest Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2013
  • New York, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
    Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors (2017–present)
    Chair-Elect (2021–present)
    Education Committee, co-chair (2021–present)
    Long-Range Planning Committee, co-chair (2021–present)
    Secretary (2020–2021)
    Law Student Committee, co-chair (2019–2021)
    Diversity Committee, co-chair (2018–2019)
    Legislative Committee, co-chair (2018–2019)
  • Probate Section Council, Member (2018-present)
  • Leadership Academy, Fellow (2019-present)
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Foundation Fellow
  • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, Member

Wills • Trusts • Elder Law • Long-Term Care Planning • Estates