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Yi Ke
Senior Attorney

Attorney Ke has earned her reputation as the best Mandarin/Cantonese bilingual estate planning attorney in Massachusetts. She provides high quality, thorough, efficient and responsive services to address clients’ needs.  Her practices include estate planning, commercial and civil litigation, corporate law, and employment law. Yi devotes her practice to estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax planning, and business succession planning.

Phone: 617-682-7103 | Email: Yi@lionslawgroup.com

Experience

  • Yi assists clients worldwide in the creation of their estate plans, including establishing various irrevocable trusts—such as irrevocable insurance trusts, Medicaid Asset Protection trusts, qualified personal residence trusts and Supplemental Needs trusts, with a goal to help clients make tax-efficient transfers to family members.  She also administers estates, including the preparation of probate court documents and estate tax returns, and advises Personal Representatives on their fiduciary duties. Yi serves as trustee and trust protector of her clients’ trusts and counsels her clients on their trusts’ administration and best practices.  She also assists clients in working through their family disputes stemming from the administration of estates and trusts. 

  • Yi has represented businesses in a wide range of matters in both transactions and litigations. She advises domestic and international companies on a regular basis on corporate formation, corporate compliance, asset and stock purchase, and commercial agreements. She has resolved complex disputes arising out of investment and business transactions, business operation, shareholders’ dealings, employment disputes and commercial leases.​

  • Prior to joining Lion's Law, Attorney Ke also practiced with Drazen Rubin Law, LLC and Cutler & Wilensky, LLP, where she advised on estate planning, elder law, corporate, employment, and litigation matters. She previously clerked in the District Circuit Court for the Honorable Sabita Singh, who was subsequently appointed as the Associate Justice of the Appeals Court for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  In addition to her judicial internship, Attorney Ke has also practiced as a tax planning of-counsel at Drazen Law Group. ​

  • Attorney Ke is a Council Member for the Bar Association of Norfolk County in Massachusetts, the first Asian woman attorney appointed in this role. When Attorney Ke is not working, she volunteers for the Legal Aid Society and The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

  • Attorney Ke is an avid volleyball player and a dog lover. 

Admission

  • United States Tax Court

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts 

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Education

  • L.L.M in taxation, Boston University School of Law

  • Juris Doctor, Suffolk University Law School

  • L.L.B in International Business Law, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Recent Speaking and Facilitation

  • 2022/10/01:Estate Planning Protects You and Your Family,  

  • 2022/03/24:Estate Planning in Different States, March 24, 2022. 

  • 2021/04/07:The Estate Planning seminar: Special Edition Q&A, April 7, 2021. Click 

  • 2020/06/09:Demystify Legal and Tax Mystery for Tax Exempt Nonprofits in Massachusetts, with Anchor America Group, June 9, 2020. 

Languages

  • English

  • Chinese Mandarin

  • Chinese Cantonese

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