Nancy E. Dempze

Senior Vice President

  • 603-913-8022
  • 25 Pelham Road
  • Salem, NH 03079

Nancy E. Dempze

Senior Vice President

  • 603-913-8022
  • 25 Pelham Road
  • Salem, NH 03079

As a Senior Vice President of the Hemenway Trust Company, Nancy serves as a professional trustee for individuals and families. Nancy is also a partner at Hemenway & Barnes LLP where she helps clients develop and implement tax-efficient wealth-transfer strategies for a variety of complex assets in ways that are consistent with client's overall goals and values.

Accolades

  • Fellow, American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America and as a New England Super Lawyer

Activities and Publications

A frequent lecturer, publisher and leader on issues important to the practice and her clients, Nancy’s service includes:

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Massachusetts Committee Member
  • Boston Bar Association, past Co-Chair of Trust and Estates Section, Pro Bono Committee, Trust and Estates Section, and New Developments Committee
  • Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum, former Moderator and Program Chair
  • Presenter on estate planning and charitable giving for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the Federal Tax Institute and the Boston Bar Association
  • Current author of the Massachusetts Probate Manual chapter on duties and liabilities of a personal representative, a chapter on taxation law and conservation gifts in the MCLE publication Massachusetts Environmental Law and a chapter on charitable giving in the textbook Practical Estate Planning

Community Involvement

Nancy is active in her community,Westwood, and in organizations across Massachusetts. Recent involvement includes:

  • Trustee, Boston Museum of Science, Chair of its Planned Giving Committee, Chair Washburn Society, Finance Committee, Advancement Committee
  • Trustee, Old Sturbridge Village, Chair of its Investment Committee
  • Trustee, Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Investment Committee, Development Committee
  • Past President and current Vice President, Westwood Land Trust