Amy N. Azza
Areas of Practice:
Attorney Amy N. Azza focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration, trusts, probate, and elder law. Through clear communication and attention to detail, she strives to guide her clients through the complexities of planning out their estates and to ensure that they understand all of their options. With a welcoming hand, Attorney Azza counsels her clients in crafting and executing a plan that is right for them, their families, and businesses. With her twenty plus years of experience and sound judgment, Ms. Azza provides her clients with peace of mind by making the process of finalizing their health care proxies, durable power of attorneys, wills, and trusts as streamlined as possible all while ensuring that their objectives are realized.
Prior to joining DDCRW, Ms. Azza had a private practice focusing in the area of estate planning and elder law. Attorney Azza has also gained extensive knowledge in residential and commercial real estate, title issues, contracts, and bankruptcy law. She works closely not only with the probate department at DDCRW, but also the business, real estate, and domestic relations law departments to provide DDCRW clients with well-rounded legal advice allowing our clients to accomplish their overall objectives.
Ms. Azza earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 1997, graduating magna cum laude with honors from Phi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society. Ms. Azza earned her Juris Doctor with cum laude distinction from Suffolk University Law School in 2000.
Ms. Azza is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts (2000) and New Hampshire (2010). She is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2010) and New Hampshire (2010).
Ms. Azza has strong ties to the larger Franklin community having grown up in Franklin. She currently serves as the Director of the Greater Franklin Distinguished Young Women Program and additionally provides mentoring and interview and public speaking training to high school students. She is an avid Patriots fan and spends her free time attending her children’s sporting events.
- Suffolk University Law School, JD, 2000 cum laude
- College of the Holy Cross, 1997, magna cum laude, Phi Sigma Alpha
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Greater Franklin Distinguished Young Women Program
- Women’s Success Network
- Tri-County Chamber of Commerce
- Real Estate Bar Association
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Boston Bar Association
- New Hampshire
- United States District of Massachusetts
- United States District of New Hampshire
Publications & Presentations
Panelist- The Intersection of Title Insurance and Bankruptcy- Boston Bar Association, October 2022
Key Note Speaker on Mortgage Modifications and Bankruptcy- Ma Mortgage Bankers Association October 2018
“The Road Less Traveled: How a Creditor Obtains Relief from Stay Post-Confirmation on Pre-Confirmation Default” Published in the April 2015 ABI Journal
Chair and Moderator for MCLE Seminar “Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Roundtable 2014”
Panelist- “Mortgage Modifications and Workouts in Bankruptcy and Understanding the Discharge Law”– Mass. Bankers Association, 2014
“Chapter 13 Plans and Their Consequences” Published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Newsletter August 2013
“Can A Chapter 13 Plan Run Beyond 5 Years” Published in the August 2012 ABI Journal
Chair and Moderator for MCLE Seminar “Foreclosure Defenses in Bankruptcy” 2012
Panelist- National Business Institute- “Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy/Collection Law” 2012
Panelist- MCLE Seminar “Basics of Bankruptcy” 2011
Panelist- MCLE Seminar “Understanding Foreclosure in Massachusetts” 2010
- Estate Planning and Probate
- Real Estate