Annette Hines, Esq.

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Speaker Schedule

Friday, July 23
Auditorium – 2:00pm – Disability Benefits & Planning
Lounge – 6:00pm – Disability Benefits, Special Needs Trusts and Guardianship Q&A

Saturday, July 24
Lounge – 12:00pm – Disability Benefits, Special Needs Trusts and Guardianship Q&A

About the Speaker


Annette M. Hines is the founding partner of Special Needs Law Group of Massachusetts, PC and has been practicing in the areas of Special Needs, Elder Law and Estate Planning for over twenty years. Her clients include individuals and families of children with special needs, the elderly and others in the community. She received her BA for the University of Vermont, her MBA from Suffolk University, and her JD from Howard University School of Law.

Ms. Hines brings personal experience with special needs to her practice, as the mother of two daughters, one of whom passed away from Mitochondrial disease in November 2013. This deep personal understanding of special needs fuels her passion for quality special needs planning and drives her dedication to the practice. In April 2019 she published Butterflies and Second Chances, a beautiful memoir about her life raising her disabled daughter, which was an Amazon best seller.

Recognized as a Distinguished Citizen by ARC Massachusetts and cited for public service by both the Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives, Ms. Hines works tirelessly on behalf of people with disabilities. She was designated a 2016 Top Women of Law from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and has been designated a Massachusetts Super Lawyer every year since 2014.