Practice Focus

Melissa DaCosta is a skilled estate and trust administrator with over 10 years of experience in the T&E field. In her role she prepares probate forms for estate administration; assists trustees with the administration of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and revocable trusts; prepares estate, fiduciary, and individual income tax returns; manages assets held in trust, including organizing the buying and selling of securities and treasuries; and prepares annual trust accountings.


Melissa joined Rackemann’s Trusts and Estates department in 2016. Prior to Rackemann, she was a T&E legal administrative assistant at Pierce Atwood LLP and an administrative assistant at Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP.