Erin L. Nunes, Esq.
Associate Attorney

Erin is a committed advocate for the aging population. As an attorney at Surprenant & Beneski, P.C., she exhibits a passion for helping clients reduce stress and anxiety associated with a loved one becoming ill, for protecting assets from long-term care, for tackling estate tax issues, and for protecting children’s inheritances from creditors. 

Education

  • University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth, Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude

Experience

  • Erin joined the firm in 2005, working for more than 10 years as a case manager prior to becoming an attorney.
  • Attorney Nunes is the team leader for Surprenant & Beneski’s Medicaid Planning team.

Community Education & Support

  • Lecturer on elder law issues, estate, trust and special needs planning
  • Authors articles for Elder Law Today, Blog on MyFamilyEstatePlanning.com, Guide to Retirement & Beyond

Memberships / Recognition

  • Member National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Wealth Counsel, Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Serves on the Human Rights Committee of Comprehensive Health Systems, Dartmouth
  • Named to Thompson Reuters / Boston Magazine’s Super Lawyer® list as Rising Star: 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Recognized on Top Women Lawyers list by Thomas Reuters / Boston Magazine: 2018, 2019
  • Firm recognized with Hope Award from Southcoast Healthcare VNA, 2018

Testimonials

“Erin Shea, with the assistance of Silvia, was highly knowledgeable, empathetic and very professional towards planning my elderly parents’ estate! A pleasure to deal with, we highly recommend them! A+”

(B. Cordeiro, 5/18)


“Everything that was presented to us was put into layman terms – easy to understand. The staff was professional and understanding of our needs. We would highly recommend Surprenant & Beneski!”

(M. & D. Logan, 8/18)