A founding partner in the Hampton firm of Holmes & Ells, PLLC, Gary has for the past 20 years limited his practice to helping his clients with wealth transfer strategies which include Asset Protection, Tax, Special Needs, and Charitable planning.
He earned his A. B. (1968) and Law (1971) degrees from Boston University. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar, the Federal District Court for New Hampshire and The First Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a member of WealthCouncil, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council and has been designated as an Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. He has also been conferred the designation of Advanced Wealth Strategist Planner by the Esperti Peterson Institute.
Gary spent the first part of his career handling real estate and business transactions, and was often in court litigating municipal issues.
For the past 20 years he found his passion and purpose in helping people make a difference in the lives of their loved ones. Through a unique process his clients uncover their concerns and goals and with good counseling and their best thinking, they create a plan that will save taxes, protect assets, avoid unnecessary expense and create certainty and peace of mind. His clients often will express their appreciation as they learn how to protect their legacy to loved ones from creditors, predators and spendthrifts.
Gary has been for over 40 years a strong advocate and supporter of professional and community services that support the unmet needs of the poor and elderly who are at risk. He has served on numerous committees of the Bar Association as well as with his church and on the Board of local, state and worldwide charities. Gary has two grown sons, three grandchildren and lives with his wife in the seacoast area.