Jan P. Myskowski
Jan Myskowski focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, non-judicial trust reformations and modifications, matters before the probate court including guardianships, reformations, and contested will and trust disputes, and matters before the U.S. Tax Court.
His particular areas of emphasis include federal and state estate tax mitigation, trust situs considerations such as the mitigation of state-level income taxation of trusts, asset conservation, business succession planning, charitable planning, and special needs trust planning and administration.
Jan has been a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel since 2012, and was a founding member of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is a frequent author and lecturer on trust and estate topics for members of the New Hampshire Bar Association and in other settings. He is a past board member of the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council and has served on numerous charitable boards.
Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Jan was a founding partner of the law firm of Myskowski & Matthews, PLLC and formerly chaired the trusts and estates practice groups at Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. and Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell, P.C.
- Named "Lawyer of the Year" in New Hampshire by The Best Lawyers in America® for Elder Law (2024)
- Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) (2012-present)
- The Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” in New Hampshire for Elder Law (2014 and 2022)
- Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates and Elder Law (2011-present)
- Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell
- Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, Trust and Estate and Taxation Sections
- Executive Committee, New Hampshire Estate Planning Council (2005–2011)
- Author, Is New Hampshire a Tax Haven for Trusts? – New Hampshire Bar News, Vol. 33, No. 10 (March 15, 2023)
- Fellow, New Hampshire Bar Foundation (2019-present)