Kostas & Melcher Law LLC is a partnership between Jude Kostas and Maura Melcher, which focuses on Estate Planning. Together, Attorneys Kostas & Melcher have over 35 years of experience creating and revising estate plan documents for their clients.

 JUDE KOSTAS, ESQ.

JUDE KOSTAS, ESQ.

Attorney Kostas has been practicing law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for over 30 years. He graduated from Boston College  with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1979, and from Suffolk University Law School with his Juris Doctorate in 1982.
Attorney Kostas lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children. He has volunteered his time working for the Narragansett Council  – Boy Scouts of America, Barrington Little League, and St. Martin’s Church. He is the former Chairman of the East Providence Zoning  Board of Appeals.
Attorney Kostas is licensed bar member in good standing in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
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MAURA MELCHER, ESQ.

MAURA MELCHER, ESQ.

Attorney Melcher graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1994 as a member of the Honors Program. She went on to attend New England Law School on a full tuition merit scholarship, was an Editor of the Law Review and she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious legal scholar awards such as the Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholar, President Anna Hirsch Scholar, New England scholar, Trustees Scholar, and she won the CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in the fields of Domestic Violence; First Amendment: Law & Religion; Animal Law; and Massachusetts Wills Estates & Trusts.
Attorney Melcher lives in Hyde Park Massachusetts with her Husband, two step-children and two cats. She has volunteered her time at New England School of Law as both a guest speaker at orientation events and as a guest judge for a National Mediation competition.
Attorney Melcher is a licensed bar member in good standing in both Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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