Bob is a director of the firm and is a member and former chair of the Trusts and Estates Department. He is a frequent lecturer before professional and civic groups on the topics of estate planning and probate law.
Bob received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (1967) and his B.A. from DePauw University (1964).
•Ranked in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2019 (Private Wealth Law)
•Best Lawyers in America 2020 (Non-Profit/Charities Law, Trusts and Estates Law)
•Ranked in Super Lawyers
•fellow, American College of Trust &, Estates Counsel (ACTEC), former State Chair for New Hampshire, and is active on its committees.
•fellow, New Hampshire Bar Foundation
•He is a member of the Trusts & Estates Committee and the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the New Hampshire Bar Association.
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
New Hampshire Bar Association - CLE Programs
The following CLE Programs were moderated by Robert Wells:
•Probate Court Judicial Forum (March 9, 2016)
•Portability of the Estate Tax Exemption: Planning, Compliance and Drafting Issues (May 27, 2015)
•Keeping legal with the Director of Charitable Trusts at the Office of the Attorney General (September 10, 2014)
•Probate and Trust Administration (May 29, 2014)
•Estate Planning in a Post-Windsor World (March 27, 2014)
•Advanced Estate Planning 2013 (April 19, 2013)
•Charitable Trusts (October 10, 2012)
•Estate Planning for Attorneys and their Spouses (June 23, 2012)
•Advanced Estate Planning (March 30, 2012)
Articles & Presentations
•Qualified Disclaimers: A Trap for the Unwary New Hampshire Real Estate Lawyer