Nicholas J. Chapman is the principal stockholder of Nicholas J. Chapman, P.C., a law firm located in Newburyport, Massachusetts. The firm specializes in comprehensive estate planning, the administration of trusts and estates and provides tax planning and tax preparation services for its clients.
Nick has over 35 years experience in estate planning, trust administration, estate settlement and tax preparation and planning in local banks and law firms. He founded his own law firm in 1995.
Mr. Chapman graduated cum laude from Merrimack College in 1971 and received his law degree from Suffolk University in 1974.
Early in his career, Nick was a Senior Tax Officer at Arlington Trust Co. in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was an Assistant Vice President responsible for trust and estate administration at Shawmut National Bank, now known as Bank of America, N.A.
Nick was an Associate at Asoian & Tully, P.C. of Andover, Massachusetts concentrating in estate planning and estate settlement. He was also Probate and Tax Specialist for over ten years at Ropes & Gray, LLP of Boston.
He served as president and member of the Merrimack College Alumni Council from 1995 to 2002 and president and member of the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council.
Nick serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Newburyport Salvation Army. An active member of the Rotary Club of Newburyport, he enjoys participating in many of their events such as the annual Santa Parade and Read across America. He is presently on their board serving in the role as club secretary.
He is a life-long resident in the Merrimack Valley currently residing in Haverhill.