About Karol Bisbee
Karol Bisbee is an Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney. She is a sole practitioner with offices in Stoneham and North Andover, Massachusetts. Prior to entering the legal profession she spent more than twenty years in healthcare both as a Registered Nurse and a Nursing Home Administrator. Her background as a Nurse provides her with an intimate knowledge of the emotions and health concerns a family confronts when dealing with long term care issues. Her compassion has carried over to her legal profession and led her to this very personal area of law.
Karol attended Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts where she received her law degree. Previously, she received a B.S. in Business Administration Management at Merrimack College. She was awarded her diploma in nursing at the New England Baptist School of Nursing.
A strong believer in educating the public, Attorney Karol Bisbee is frequently featured as a speaker on Estate Planning and Elder Law issues. She volunteers her time at local Councils on Aging. She has also volunteered as a teacher at local community colleges and several community adult education programs.
Attorney Bisbee is admitted to practice law in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She is an active member of the leading organization of Elder Law Attorneys, NAELA, (the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys), as well as the Massachusetts and New Hampshire chapters of NAELA, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, and serves on the Advisory Council for Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, and is a member of the board for the Massachusetts Guardianship Association, and serves on the board of the Massachusetts Chapter of NAELA.
Her practice is concentrated in the area of Elder Law and Estate Planning with a special emphasis on Medicaid eligibility and applications, life care planning (coordination of medical care and benefits for frail elders), long term care planning and protection of assets, nursing home issues including resident rights, and Wills/Trusts/and Powers of Attorney.
Karol is best known for resolving issues with sensitivity to each client’s situation, customizing solutions that empower elders and their families to maximize their resources, realize their wishes and attain peace of mind.