Biography

Ken is responsible for the daily administration and oversight of trusts for which attorneys within the Fiduciary Services Group serve as trustees. He works with securities brokers, CPAs, investment advisors and managers, and other professionals to ensure that trusts' legal and financial goals and purposes are fulfilled effectively and efficiently. Ken is often the primary contact for beneficiaries and co-trustees and places high priority on providing services and solutions to meet their needs.

Ken's background, prior to his joining Verrill, included private banking, cash management, and foreign and domestic mutual fund operations. Ken earned the American Bankers Association/Institute of Certified Bankers' designation of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) in 2003.

Ken is an avid reader who enjoys the beach, working out, and perusing local antiques shops for furniture and art for his home.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Southern Maine  (B.S., cum laude)

Memberships

  • Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, American Bankers Association/Institute of Certified Bankers (2003)

Firm Highlights

News

Verrill-law.com Earns Gold in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards Competition

Blog

SECURE Act: Change to RMD Trigger Age Should Trigger Your Attention Now

As summarized in our January 7 Client Advisory , the SECURE Act includes many changes that affect the design and administration of retirement plans. One of those changes is the increase to the trigger...

Matter

T&D Utility Ownership of Generation

Verrill represented Emera in a lengthy case addressing the extent to which the Maine Restructuring Act prevents affiliates of a Maine T&D utility from acquiring ownership of generation facilities. In 2011, Emera sought approval...

Blog

Supreme Court – Updates for 2020

We are barely two months into the new year and already there are significant updates to the 2020 Supreme Court Preview included in our December 2019 Client Advisory (available here ). Below are updates...

Event

Northeastern University RISE Expo

Verrill is sponsoring Northeastern University's RISE Expo on April 9, 2020. Our attorneys, Rob Hover, Dean Phelps, Lin Hymel, Beverly Hjorth, and John Powell, will attend and judge student's work, as well as interview...

Matter

Maine's First Private Natural Gas Pipeline

Assisted a large pulp mill secure legislation to authorize building a private natural gas pipeline that tapped into the Maritimes interstate pipeline to lower the mill's energy costs. To meet the client's schedule, we...

Publication/Podcast

2020 Estate Planning Update

SECURE ACT What you need to know : The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act went into effect on January 1, 2020. The most significant provisions of the SECURE Act involve...

Publication/Podcast

Two Proposed Rules Aim to Increase Organ Donation in the U.S.

News

Verrill Again Honored for Commitment to Pro Bono Service

(February 19, 2020) – Verrill is honored to receive the 2020 Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) Firm Pro Bono Achievement Award, presented by VLP during the Maine State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting &...

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. Stay tuned...