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It is with a mixture of gratitude and regret that we announce the retirement of our founding partner, esteemed colleague and dear friend, Kinnaird (Kin) Howland, effective December 31, 2020. | January 06 2021

Kinnaird (Kin) Howland,Our gratitude is for Kin’s invaluable support of each of us and our firm, his devoted care of his clients and his unflagging goodwill. Our regret is that his active practice as our colleague has now ended. We will all miss working with Kin on a daily basis, though we will each carry with us myriad skills and insights that we have gained thanks to him.


We are proud to announce that HEK Attorney Leigh Furtado has been selected as a participant in the 2021 Rho II Core Program Class of Leadership Rhode Island. | November 30 2020

Leadership RI has been a recognized leader among organizations of its type from the beginning in 1981. At that time, there were only a scattering of community leadership programs across the United States, while today there are hundreds.


HEK is proud to announce that Joshua Caswell has been selected to serve in the Fellows Program instituted by the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law. | July 20 2020

This is a two year term that commences immediately and concludes at the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting. The Fellows program received many applications from qualified candidates across the nation and selecting Joshua speaks volumes for his many achievements to date as well as his commitment and leadership skills that will assist him with the responsibilities to carry out this wonderful program.