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Steven Joshua Samuel

Attorney Steven Joshua Samuel is the founder of Samuel, Sayward & Baler LLC. Steve has been a practicing attorney in Massachusetts for more than thirty-five years. Since 2001 Steve has concentrated his time and efforts primarily in the area of professional financial services and is a partner in Samuel Financial LLC where he and his team help individuals navigate the complex world of money management and financial planning. Learn more about Steve and Samuel Financial LLC at


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York, J.D. 1976
    Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    Honors: Charles Evans Hughes Fellow
    Law Review: Human Rights Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1975 – 1976
  • Columbia University, New York, NY, M.B.A. 1972
  • Yeshiva University, New York, New York, B.A. 1970
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Foundation on Economic Trends, Washington, DC, Member, Board of Directors 2002-2015
  • Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action
  • NE 500 Philanthropy Advisory Committee, Co-Chair 2015
  • Greenhouse Crisis Committee, Member, Board of Directors 2001-2002
  • U.N. Advisory Commission on Law & Population, Rapporteur, 1976-78

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