Mr. Clymer’s practice focuses on estate planning; estate and trust administration; representation of charitable organizations, including foundations; and counseling owners and managers of private businesses. He has appeared in the Massachusetts probate courts, the Appeals Court, and the Supreme Judicial Court in a number of trust and will construction cases and cy pres matters, including conversion of the Boston Foundation, one of the country’s oldest community foundations, from a trust to a charitable corporation.
Mr. Clymer is a regular lecturer at continuing legal education programs and a contributor to legal publications including Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates, and the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publications, Massachusetts Non‑Profit Organizations (Frederick J. Marks, ed.) and the Massachusetts Probate Manual (Warner and Reynolds, eds.). He is a co-author of Massachusetts Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (Lexis Publishing 1989–1998, with annual supplements), a two-volume desk reference for Massachusetts estate planners.