M. David Blake, Attorney

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Elder Law, Estate Planning, Mental Health, Litigation, General Practice


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Merrill David Blake has been an attorney in the elder law and mental health field for over thirty years in the Boston area and brings his experience along with his expertise and dedication to each individual client he assists. A graduate of Suffolk University Law School, David has extensive experience working in every facet of guardianship work, including extensive experience as wards' counsel, petitioners' attorney, and serving as guardian, conservator, trustee and durable power of attorney.

David spent the first ten years of his career representing individuals who were subject to being committed to various Massachusetts State Hospitals, whether saving them from being retained against their will or making sure that they received proper treatment and care while at the hospitals, whatever was in the best interest of his clients. Recognizing the importance of treatment where needed, he went on to spend the next five years of his career representing the families' interests in commitment hearings on behalf of McLean Hospital.

Currently, David serves in various Guardianship roles of differing capacities for many of his clients who are mentally ill or elderly and need assistance managing their finances and assets, ensuring their estate is properly handled, or monitoring administration of medication, just to name a few.

David is a Registered Guardian by the National Guardianship Foundation. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Guardianship Association and is Chair of the Education Committee.

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Boston, MA 02108
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