Andrea Witt, Esq., CELA
Spano Dawicki & Witt, LLC
A partner at Spano Dawicki & Witt, LLC, and a Board-Certified Elder Law Attorney, Andrea attended Boston College, receiving her Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Political Science in 1998. She then attended Suffolk University Law School where she served as Chief Managing Editor of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review and received her Juris Doctor in 2001.
Her practice as an elder law attorney focuses on strategizing and drafting estate plans for probate avoidance, asset protection and tax minimization; assisting clients with probate and trust administration; obtaining guardianship and conservatorship and advising fiduciaries; advising clients about care options at home, in assisted living residences, or in nursing homes; assisting families with applying for MassHealth benefits.
Andrea volunteers at the Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute at Salem State University, teaching a course entitled Everyday Law for Living. She teaches a seminar to students at the Middlesex Community College Nursing Program. Andrea volunteers at the Woburn Council on Aging and Winchester’s Jenks Center, giving presentations and offering pro-bono consultations. Andrea has presented at local, regional, and national conferences educating healthcare professionals, social workers, attorneys, and the lay community about issues of elder law. Andrea is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and its Massachusetts Chapter, the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association. She co-hosts the weekly video program "A Legal & Financial Minute or Two."