Holly A. Beecher, Phillips Lytle Partner

Holly A. Beecher

Buffalo; Rochester
(716) 847-8327
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Ms. Beecher concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, estate and gift taxation, and Medicaid planning. Her experience includes preparation of customized estate plan documents for clients including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care forms and living wills focused on the tax and non-tax needs of clients.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1997
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.S.W., 1991
  • Michigan State University, B.S., 1988

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Elder Law Committee
    • Practice and Procedure in Surrogate Court Committee
  • Estate Analysts of Western New York, Inc.
    • Board of Directors, Vice President, 2017-2018
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Elder Law Section
    • Trusts and Estates Section, 8th Judicial District Representative
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, WNY Chapter

Present Activities

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Western New York, Board of Directors
  • Shea’s O’Connell Preservation Guild Ltd, Board of Trustees, Secretary

Past Activities

  • Crisis Services Foundation, Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of W.N.Y., Board of Directors
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, Board Governance Project for Women, Class of 2003