Cassandra L.M. Prince is an estate planning attorney at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP. She advises high net worth individuals and families on all aspects of estate planning, estate
administration, trust administration, minimizing estate and gift taxes and preserving assets. She
also assists with charitable planning and private foundations. In addition, Cassandra assists with
setting up conservatorships for incapacitated persons.
Prior to joining Nutter, Cassandra served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Justice Allison D.
Burroughs at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Additionally,
Cassandra served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Megan H. Christopher at the Suffolk
Probate and Family Court in Massachusetts, and spent some time interning for the Honorable
Elaine M. Moriarty at the Fiduciary Litigation Session in Norfolk Probate and Family Court in
Before attending law school, Cassandra was a recruitment manager at an education nonprofit
organization in Boston, MA. She led outreach to prospective candidates for tutoring fellowships
and a teacher training program, including coordinating national on-campus recruiting events and
managing relationships with academic professionals, community organizations, and external
partners. Additionally, Cassandra held various positions at a high school in Boston and served as
an AmeriCorps Fellow for two years.
Active in the community, Cassandra serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the
Advancement of Representation in Education in Massachusetts created by Governor Maura
Healey and Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll. Cassandra serves on the board of the
Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys (“MBWA”) and is the Chair of the Community Service
Committee of MBWA. Furthermore, she is the Co-Chair of the Networking & Social Events
Committee for the New Lawyers Forum at the Boston Bar Association (“BBA”), is the Liaison
to the Trust and Estates Section at the BBA, is a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council
(“BEPC”) and serves as a member of BEPC’s Community Engagement Committee. In 2023,
Cassandra was recognized by The National Black Lawyers as one of the “Top 40 Under 40”
Black lawyers in Massachusetts.
Cassandra is an alumna of Spelman College and is fluent in Haitian Creole.