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Joshua Caswell



Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
cum laude
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.S.
cum laude

Bar Admissions

Rhode Island


The Trust Planning Playbook: Understanding and Using Trusts in Estate Planning
RI Bar Association, 2018


Super Lawyers of Rhode Island, Rising Star, 2017-2018

Professional & Community Involvement

Member, The Wolf School Board of Directors
President and former Treasurer, The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Rhode Island

On A More Personal Note

Joshua enjoys sports, particularly football and hockey, reading, and spending time with his wife Stephanie and sons Kingston and Carter.

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Joshua Caswell represents individuals and families on all aspects of estate and tax planning as well as probate and trust administration. His practice focuses on the use of sophisticated estate and tax planning techniques to ensure that each client achieves his or her goals for his or her family and legacy.

Joshua is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, cum laude, and he received his law degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School. He is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Rhode Island.

Joshua has authored and co-authored a number of articles on estate planning, including “Making the Case for the General Power of Appointment” and “Proposed Regulations on Estate Planning for Family Controlled Entities.”  He has spoken at events for the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Rhode Island (“Giving by Entrepreneurs and Venture Philanthropists”), the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island (“Til Death Do Us Part, Again: How Divorce, Remarriage and Other Shifting Family Paradigms are Impacting Planning for the Modern Family”), and the Rhode Island Bar Association (“The Trust Planning Playbook: Understanding and Using Trusts in Estate Planning” and “Trust Us: Key Drafting Considerations and Ideas for Modern Wills and Trusts”).

Joshua is an active member of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Committee on Probate and Trust Law, the New Developments Committee of the Boston Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section, and the Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law of the American Bar Association.  He also serves as President of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Rhode Island and as a board member of The Wolf School. Joshua has been named a “Rising Star” in the 2017 and 2018 New England editions of Super Lawyers Magazine.