Our Founding Partners

Peter M. Gerard, J.D., LLM

Specializes in:

  • Tax law and preparation

  • Residential and commercial real estate purchase and sales

  • Personal injury
  • Criminal law

After graduating from the New England School of Law in May, 1974, Peter went on to the Boston University School of Law to receive his LLM in Tax Law. He began his legal career at Coopers & Lybrand, specializing in matters of federal and state taxation of individuals and other entities, income, estate, and gift taxation, sales and use tax, and payroll taxes.
In 1980, Peter teamed up with Bob Ghazey to form Gerard & Ghazey, which would later become Gerard, Ghazey & Bates.

Robert Ghazey, ESQ

Specializes in:

  • Tax planning and preparation

  • Estate planning

  • Will and trust drafting
  • Probate

  • Residential and commercial real estate purchase and sales

After graduating from Villanova University School of Law in May, 1979, Robert was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar Association. He then went on to train as a CPA, passing all elements of the Certified Public Accountant examination in his first sitting. Robert is licensed to practice law in all courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court, and the United States Tax Court. He has experience in Appellate work before the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, as well as the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and the United States Tax Court.