Author Archives for Katherine Bagdis

Attorney Nina T. Dow Joins Mountain Dearborn

February 16, 2018 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Attorney Nina T. Dow Joins Mountain Dearborn

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Nina T. Dow has become associated with the law firm.

Nina earned her J.D. at Suffolk University Law School and an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. She earned her undergraduate degree from Emerson College. Prior to joining the firm, Nina was a solo practitioner. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Nina’s practice will concentrate in estate and gift tax planning, the drafting of wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, and the preparation of federal and Massachusetts estate and fiduciary income tax returns. She may be reached at 508-756-2423 (office); 508-453-6276 (direct); or ndow@mountaindearborn.com. ...


Mountain Dearborn Sponsors 23rd Annual Friendly House Galaxy of Stars

November 20, 2017 5:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Mountain Dearborn Sponsors 23rd Annual Friendly House Galaxy of Stars

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP will sponsor the 23rd Annual Nick Manzello-Ronald “Sonny” Stultz Friendly House Galaxy of Stars banquet at the Manor Restaurant in West Boylston at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

The Galaxy is Friendly House’s signature event to raise funds for their Youth, Teen and Family Programming, Christmas presents and their Annual Children’s Christmas Party. The event also honors local community leaders who exemplify Friendly House’s mission and reflect the generosity of the Galaxy founder, Nick Manzello, and Friendly House champion Ronald “Sonny” Stulz.

For more details and to purchase tickets, please email Susan Daly at sdaly@friendlyhousema.org. ...


Mountain Dearborn Sponsors March 31 Fundraiser for Nativity School of Worcester

March 27, 2017 3:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Mountain Dearborn Sponsors March 31 Fundraiser for Nativity School of Worcester

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP will sponsor the 12th Annual Spring Auction to benefit the Nativity School of Worcester, on Friday, March 31, 2017. The Auction will be hosted at the Nativity School, 67 Lincoln Street, Worcester, from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

All proceeds will support the Nativity School, which provides students from low-income homes the opportunity to achieve academic excellence. In existence for 12 years, the School has fostered students’ success and enabled them to gain admission to top-notch high school and college programs.

For more details, and to purchase tickets, please click here. ...


I Won the Lottery! Now What?

February 28, 2017 5:32 pm Published by Comments Off on I Won the Lottery! Now What?

It’s 11:00 p.m., and you’re watching the drawing for Powerball or Mega Millions. Or maybe it’s Friday night after work, and you’re scraping your weekly scratch ticket. You stare at the numbers in stunned disbelief, then in amazement. You’ve just won the grand prize!

After checking and rechecking the numbers, finally convincing yourself that you have, in fact, won, and calling family and friends who all promise to keep your big secret, you begin planning all the ways to spend your windfall: your dream vacation to Bali . . . that lakeside home in Vermont . . . the all-frills new car. You’ll update your wardrobe and install a custom walk-in closet to hold it all. You’ll buy season ...


Mountain Dearborn Welcomes Newest Partners

February 7, 2017 11:11 am Published by Comments Off on Mountain Dearborn Welcomes Newest Partners

Attorneys Katherine A. Bagdis of Worcester and Robin DeAugustinis of Harvard have been named partners of Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP.

Katie is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School. She has practiced with the firm since her admission to the Massachusetts Bar in November of 2010. She concentrates in family law, litigation and appellate practice. Katie is an active member of several organizations, including the Worcester County Bar Association, the Worcester Public Library (Member), the Worcester Public Library Foundation (Trustee) and Preservation Worcester (Clerk).

Robin is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. She joined the firm as an associate in 2010. She concentrates in commercial lending ...


MDW Bake Sale Raises $1,000 and Awareness for Breast Cancer Research

December 16, 2016 1:00 pm Published by Comments Off on MDW Bake Sale Raises $1,000 and Awareness for Breast Cancer Research

What better day than Halloween to sell treats and sweets for a good cause? For many office workers in the Guaranty Building, a special bake sale organized by Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP staff to raise funds for breast cancer research was a welcome midday surprise on October 31.

Our own Barbara Burtt, administrative legal assistant, coordinated a team of MDW bakers, arranged for a table in the Guaranty Building lobby, and enlisted volunteers to staff the table, all “to make a difference in a simple yet important way.” Office staff from Guaranty Management contributed baked goods, as well.

Barbara was inspired by a news story on WCVB-TV about office bake sales during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ...


MDW Sponsors December 10 Denholms Revival for Preservation Worcester

December 1, 2016 10:05 am Published by Comments Off on MDW Sponsors December 10 Denholms Revival for Preservation Worcester

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP will sponsor Denholms for the Holidays, a benefit for Preservation Worcester on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

Denholms Department Store, 484 Main Street in Worcester, was once a premier retail shopping venue that sold fine clothing and all the latest fashions. More than forty years have passed since Denholms bustled with activity, but longtime Greater Worcester residents still have fond memories of shopping excursions with their parents or grandparents. The December 10 event will recreate some of the spark and sparkle that once distinguished Denholms Department Store.

All proceeds will support Preservation Worcester, whose mission is to preserve for future generations the sites and structures that are significant to ...


Mountain Dearborn & Whiting LLP Sponsors October 27th Fundraiser for Community Legal Aid

October 20, 2016 3:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Mountain Dearborn & Whiting LLP Sponsors October 27th Fundraiser for Community Legal Aid

 

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP is proud to sponsor Celebrate 65 Years of Legal Aid in Worcester County, on Thursday, October 27. Congressman Jim McGovern will host the fundraiser at Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The evening will include music by The Annulments, surprise VIP guests, as well as a silent auction and live auction. All proceeds will support Community Legal Aid in Worcester County, which provides legal services to individuals who might otherwise not be able to afford an attorney for assistance with issues such as evictions, foreclosures, domestic violence, unfair consumer practices and access to disability benefits.

For more details and to purchase tickets, please ...


Katherine Bagdis Named to Worcester Public Library Board of Directors

August 25, 2016 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Katherine Bagdis Named to Worcester Public Library Board of Directors

Attorney Katherine Bagdis, an associate at Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP, has joined the Worcester Public Library Board of Directors. Her nomination to a three-year term was accepted by the Worcester City Council on June 21, 2016.

The Board of Directors is the Library’s governing body, overseeing hiring of the head librarian, setting library policies that ensure equal access to information and the free exchange of ideas, and overseeing management and maintenance, among other responsibilities.

Before joining the Board of Directors, Katie began serving on the Board of the Worcester Public Library Foundation Board, which is responsible for fundraising and for enhancing the public visibility of the Library.

The Worcester Public Library has eight branches throughout the city.  For ...


Mountain Dearborn Sponsors 2016 Ryan P. Quinn Memorial Golf Tourney

June 29, 2016 8:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Mountain Dearborn Sponsors 2016 Ryan P. Quinn Memorial Golf Tourney

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting, LLP, will serve as a major sponsor for The Q–Ryan Quinn Memorial Golf Tournament, to be held this year on Monday, July 11.

The event will take place at two courses: Kettle Brook Golf Club, Paxton, at 10:30 a.m., and Wachusett Country Club, West Boylston, at 11:30 a.m. The day will conclude with a cocktail hour and dinner at 6:00 p.m. at Wachusett Country Club. For more details and registration, please click here.

The tournament commemorates Ryan Quinn, a Worcester resident, who died unexpectedly in June 2014. A portion of the proceeds will benefit several non-profit organizations committed to helping Worcester children and families, including the Worcester Educational Development Foundation and the ...