Richard M. Gaberman, Of Counsel

Richard M. Gaberman

Dick’s accomplishments as a lawyer are based on his ability to stay ahead of changes in the law, his total dedication to his clients, and his ability to structure innovative solutions for their changing needs. His success has also been driven by a philosophy he developed early in his career – the importance of building relationships with clients on the basis of ingenuity and responsiveness. By understanding his clients’ legal needs, he is able to provide the expert counsel they expect.

Dick’s boundless energy and far reaching interest in both the local and global communities have kept him at the forefront of trusted advisors.

Dick has been named by Best Lawyers as “Springfield MA Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” (2013), as well as “Springfield, MA Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” (2014).

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Contact Information:

Phone: (413) 732-2301
Fax: (413) 452-0359

Legal Assistant:  Kathy Lamoureux
Paralegal:  Sara Winniman Rossman

Practice Areas:


  • UMASS Amherst, B.B.A., 1960, Magna Cum Laude
  • Boston College, L.L.B., 1963, Magna Cum Laude – Editor-in-Chief Boston College Law Review
  • Boston University, L.L.M., 1968, Masters in Taxation, Magna Cum Laude

Military Service:

  • 1st LT, Army, 1963-1965

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 1963
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • U.S. Tax Court

Bar Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association

Honors & Awards:

  • First Recipient of the Distinguished Advisor in Philanthropy Award (2013), presented by Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts in partnership with the Estate Planning Council of Hampden County
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004–Present
  • Best Lawyers, 1993–Present
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Springfield, MA: Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Springfield, MA: Trusts and Estates, 2014
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Springfield, MA: Trusts and Estates, 2012

Community Involvement:

  • Former President, Big Brothers Springfield
  • Former President, Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts
  • Former Chairperson, Jewish Endowment Foundation of Western Massachusetts


  • Former Adjunct Faculty Member, Western New England College Law School
  • Lecturer, WNEC Tax Institutes