Denise Kent

Attorney, Principal


Legal Field:

  • Litigation and Mediation of Family Matters, including Divorce and Elder Law Issues
  • Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney
  • Probate & Trust Administrations
  • Elder Law, including Long-Term Care (Medicaid) Planning, and Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Planning for Gay and Unmarried Partners
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Asset Protection Trusts
  • Pet Trusts


Professional development:


Bachelor of Arts in History, Gordon College, Wenham, MA



Juris Doctor Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, MA



Founded Denise Kent Law Group



Certificate in Trust and Estate Planning, The Foundation for Continuing Legal Education, Inc., Wenham, MA


2013 Mediation Training, Community Dispute Settlement Center, Cambridge, MA



  • WealthCounsel, LLC
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the Federal First Circuit Courts




Attorney Kent raised her son in Hamilton, MA, and now lives in Salem with her husband and their enormous black cat.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, collecting miniatures, and fighting for social justice.