Attorney Hyman G. Darling is a partner in the Western Massachusetts firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C., where he has practiced since 1981. He concentrates in the areas of trusts, estates, taxes, estate planning, probate, guardianships, special needs, and elder law. Prior to joining Bacon Wilson, he served as a trust officer. Attorney Darling has been a frequent presenter for both the Massachusetts Bar Association and MCLE (Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education). He has also spoken for NAELA at several conferences, both locally and nationally, and he is a past president of NAELA. He is an adjunct faculty member at both Western New England University School of Law, and at Bay Path University. Attorney Darling serves on many local planned giving committees, and is a frequent lecturer for Pioneer Valley professional and civic groups. Attorney Darling is a member of the Special Needs Alliance, and is also a former president of the Hamden County Bar Association.