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Kirsten Anne Rostedt
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Westminster, MA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(978) 870-7422 P.O. Box 710
Westminster, MA 01473
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Divorce
New York Law School
Karli S. Fernandez-Fontaine
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Leominster, MA Business Law Attorney
(978) 870-4045 305 Whitney Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Business, Animal, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
James M Ermini Esq.
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Petersham, MA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(978) 724-3500 16 North Main Street
Petersham, MA 01366
Business
Leominster, MA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(978) 534-1414 42 Main St
Leominster, MA 01453
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Leominster, MA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(978) 537-8214 65 Pleasant St
Leominster, MA 01453
Business and Bankruptcy
Leominster, MA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(978) 840-4500 14 Manning Ave
Leominster, MA 01453
Business and Real Estate
Shirley, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(978) 425-0005 11 Front St
Shirley, MA 01464
Business
Kas DeCarvalho
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(866) 353-3310 75 Arlington Street, Ste. 500
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law and Harvard Law School
Kas R. DeCarvalho is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business Team. He has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate attorney and business leader. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, financing and mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, international transactions, business ethics and compliance, arts and entertainment law and education law. His clients include individuals, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Attorney DeCarvalho is a co-founder of Original Innovative Concepts LLC, a product development and licensing venture, and Rhode Island Martial Arts, Inc.Mr....
John Espinosa
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(978) 288-1468 141 John Street
Suite R18
Lowell, MA 01852
Free ConsultationLowell, MA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Business
University of Michigan Law School
Have you spent time searching online trying to understand how the law applies to your business specifically, but never really getting a solid answer? We help entrepreneurs do business right with high-quality, customized legal advice online and over the phone.

Making sure you understand how the law affects your business comes first in all of our work. We break down difficult legal concepts and put them into a practical context. Understanding the legal aspects of your business now better equips you to make business decisions in the future.

We aren’t just lawyers, we are entrepreneurs and legal educators who will empower you...
Marc L. Breakstone
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(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
Business, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Northeastern University School of Law
Marc Breakstone has established a reputation as one of the top personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers in Massachusetts and New England. He has practiced law in Massachusetts since 1986 and is a partner at Breakstone, White & Gluck.

Mr. Breakstone works tirelessly to ensure his clients receive full and fair compensation as well as achieve the most favorable medical result. He has been recognized as a Top 100 New England Super Lawyer, a Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer and a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice.

Mr. Breakstone’s significant recoveries include: $10.2 million for a baby who suffered...
Michael Monteforte
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Wilmington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(978) 657-7437 1 Church Street
Suite 102
Wilmington, MA 01887
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Suffolk University Law School
Why do I do this?
It's simple really. My family - specifically, my grandparents. Although they are no longer with us, their memory is a constant reminder to me about why I chose this field.

When my firm was still new, my grandparents (to me, Nanny & Papa) decided it would be best to move into an assisted living facility. My grandfather was starting to suffer from dementia, and his symptoms were worsening. It was time for them to live in a setting that offered more specialized care. As we all know, the costs of long-term care are astronomical. During this time,...
Bradley L. Henry
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Boston , MA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
90 Canal Street
4th Floor
Boston , MA 02114
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Securities and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Bradley L. Henry is a leading white collar and federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling complex criminal matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, including in the United States Supreme Court. Brad’s practice includes the representation of executives and other individuals in connection with a variety of federal and state offenses, including computer fraud and abuse, tax fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering, export violations, environmental crimes, bribery of government officials and theft of trade secrets.  In addition to his white collar practice, Brad also represents individuals charged with...
J. Nathan Cole
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(508) 490-8500 Old City Hall
45 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
I represent businesses throughout New England in matters related to business litigation, construction disputes, mechanic’s lien and bond claims, insurance related disputes, E&O claims, contract drafting and negotiation, and a wide range of general litigation, employment, and personal injury cases.

I have extensive trial experience representing construction companies, homeowners, insurance agents, small business owners, and individuals. I bring a particular strategic insight to construction disputes, construction contract reviews, employment disputes, professional liability claims, coverage remedies and all claims brought by and against general contractors, subcontractors, building owners, property managers, and individuals.

I enjoy working with clients in all aspects of risk...
Robert S. Stephen
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(877) 663-1007 225 Broadway
#205
Methuen, MA 01844
Free ConsultationMethuen, MA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Business, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Personal injury attorney Robert Stephen delivers successful results for clients in New Hampshire and Massachusetts by assisting them in receiving the compensation they deserve.
Victor A. Denaro
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Framingham, MA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(508) 620-5320 945 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
I continue representing Debtors, who are average people who have usually been hit with bad situations, like job loss, medical treatment and the overwhelming bills or divorce. I continue to help them get relief from unmanageable debt in a number of ways, like debt workout or through the Bankruptcy Court with the filing of a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. I have 33 years experience in the Bankruptcy Court in Massachusetts and with the appointed chapter 7 and chapter 13 trustees in Massachusetts which helps when navigating the case through to its conclusion which is the discharge of...
Peter G. Calabrese
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Construction and Real Estate
Massachusetts School of Law
Peter Calabrese is the firm's founding member and chair of the Construction, Litigation and Real Estate practices; he also handles Appellate Litigation cases. Mr. Calabrese's practice covers a broad spectrum of litigation matters related to commercial and residential real estate, condominium association and construction disputes, and he maintains a niche practice that focuses on high stakes appellate litigation, administrative law and regulatory matters. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Calabrese began his legal career at one of Boston's largest law firms where he represented international investment banks involved in complex securities fraud/contract litigation. While in law school, Mr. Calabrese...
Judd Peskin
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Springfield, MA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(413) 734-1002 101 State Street
Suite 401
Springfield, MA 01103
Business, Personal Injury, Securities and Workers' Comp
University of Connecticut School of Law
Judd L. Peskin has been a lawyer since 1976, and concentrates in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and corporate/partnership law. His experience in the business world – as president of a manufacturing company and strategy consultant for Accenture (formerly Arthur Andersen consulting) – gives him a rare and valued perspective in dealing with commercial litigation matters, business formation, non-competition agreements, corporate “divorces” and partnership dissolutions.
Raipher D. Pellegrino
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Springfield, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(413) 746-4400 265 State St
Springfield, MA 01103
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
David Katz
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(508) 480-8202 5 Mount Royal Avenue
Suite 380
Marlborough, MA 01752
Free ConsultationMarlborough, MA Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Landlord Tenant
New England Law | Boston
When I started to practice law 35 years ago, my father, also a lawyer, offered me some thoughtful and exceptionally valuable advice: listen carefully, do your homework, and above all, maintain a sense of humor – because you are going to need it. I have to admit that Dad was right and his wise words have resonated with me during my entire practice. Listening attentively to my clients and meticulous preparation are indeed the hallmarks of success. And, finding a way to put clients at ease establishes approachability, confidence, and most importantly, trust. Working closely with each client, I make...
Ronald Eric Gluck
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(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
Business, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Ronald E. Gluck has been practicing law in Boston for over 35 years, specializing in personal injury and motor vehicle accident cases. During that time, he has obtained multi-million dollar awards for individuals who have suffered catastrophic injuries and damages due to acts of negligence.

Since 2005, Mr. Gluck has consistently been recognized for excellence by Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Mr. Gluck has also been named to The Best Lawyers in America, recognized in the specialty of personal injury litigation for plaintiffs.

Mr. Gluck's awards for clients include a $3.75 million settlement for a motorcyclist who was hit and suffered a traumatic...
Zachary Alan Waksman
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Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer
(617) 340-6623 67 South Bedford Street
Suite 400 West
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Consumer and Real Estate
Syracuse University College of Law
Zachary Waksman focuses his practice on litigation matters in Boston and throughout Massachusetts, representing clients involved in a wide range of real estate, construction, and business disputes. Mr. Waksman is a detail-orientated attorney who possesses an ability to process and analyze large complex litigation files to find the facts and the legal basis necessary for the firm’s litigation clients to succeed. His brilliant legal research and writing skills also provide litigation clients with an unquestionable advantage, especially when the clients’ case depends on formulating a persuasive nuanced legal argument. Mr. Waksman started his legal career at a New York...
Christopher Strang
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(857) 233-5534 6 Beacon Street, Suite 305
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness and Construction
Boston University School of Law
Mr. Strang has represented parties at all tiers of the construction industry, including material suppliers, equipment lessors, subcontractors, general contractors, developers, owners and home improvement contractors. Outside of the construction field he has represented manufacturers, distributors, restaurant owners, condominium associations, financial services providers, commercial landlords and tenants, wedding vendors and venues, software developers, and a variety of small business owners.

Mr. Strang practices in courts across the Commonwealth, including state District and Superior Courts, the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, Federal District Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He has successfully argued voluminous motions, including motions to dismiss and for...
Stephanie Greene
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(855) 809-9119 One Liberty Square
Suite 1200
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative and Employment
Boston College Law School
Robert Masud
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(617) 742-3700 60 State Street
Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBusiness and International
Boston University School of Law
Robert is the founder of Masud & Co., P.C. an international business law firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. He practices principally in the area of International Business Law, with emphasis on assisting U.S. and foreign companies with cross-border financial transactions. His experience covers all aspects of complex cross-border financial transactions, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, international banking and finance, and strategic business, finance, and transactional planning for U.S. and foreign clients. His clients include a foreign government, multinationals, investment banks, merchant banks, investment fund companies, financial services providers, investment syndicates and individuals of significant wealth.

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Marvin Cable
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Amherst, MA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(413) 268-6500 67 North Pleasant Street
(above the Monkey Bar)
Amherst, MA 01002
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Criminal and IP
Western New England University School of Law
Founded in 2009, Law Offices of Marvin Cable has gained the reputation for outstanding client satisfaction, and zealous advocacy. Our clients have included a large range of individuals and companies.

Our goal is not only to guide clients through myriads of legal issues, but to also be practical. We tailor our services to each client. There is no one size fits all approach to our practice.
David W. White Jr.
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(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
Business, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Northeastern University School of Law
I have been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1984, and have devoted my career to helping people who have been injured as a result of negligence. My practice includes all types of personal injury matters. I also handle cases against insurance companies for bad faith and unfair claims practices; I represent lawyers in disputes with their firms; and I handle business litigation, including claims by businesses against insurance brokers. It is my goal to serve the needs of my clients, and to solve their problems as best I can. I have successfully handled personal injury cases of all types, including...
Bruce J. Embry
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
Bruce J. Embry is a founder and current managing partner of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry and heads the firm's real estate department. Mr. Embry is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, and is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts also serving on that Association's National Affairs and Title Insurance Subcommittee. Mr. Embry is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been voted by his peers as one of Boston's "Super Lawyers" for the last five years.

Mr. Embry's more than 30 years of experience runs the gamut of real estate practice including residential and commercial conveyancing, leasing, condominium...
Charles M. Campo Jr.
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Lexington, MA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Charles Campo is a recognized trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience litigating cases in both the federal and state courts.
Marisa Schell Gregg
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Marisa Schell Gregg is a partner at Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry. Ms. Gregg practices in all aspects of Real Estate Law, including comprehensive representation and counsel to individual and institutional clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Ms. Gregg has significant experience in the review and negotiation of Purchase & Sale Agreements, residential and commercial mortgage loan closings, acquisition, transfer, leasing and development of residential and commercial properties, condominium conversions, title examinations and certifications, issuance of title insurance policies, resolutions of title and boundary disputes, zoning and licensing work. Ms. Gregg also handles a variety of small business...
Timothy Wilton
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(617) 720-8447 10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Animal, Consumer and Legal Malpractice
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Timothy Wilton is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer with over 40 years of practice in both civil and criminal cases. He has handled cases at every level of the state and federal trial and appellate court system in Massachusetts and in the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also a tenured Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, where he is the Director of the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Concentration and teaches courses in litigation and trial practice.

Professor Wilton began his teaching career at Harvard Law School, while studying for his advanced legal studies...
David Altman
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Since 1999, David Altman has been representing seriously injured people and their families throughout Massachusetts. David has recovered millions of dollars for people injured in cases ranging from simple negligence to the most sophisticated and complex liability cases. As the managing partner of the firm’s personal injury practice, David also oversees the other attorneys and staff at the firm in order to ensure that every case gets the attention it deserves.

While David has developed a reputation for achieving consistently outstanding results on behalf of injured people, he is probably best known for the level of service he provides. He makes...
William T. Harrington
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(617) 426-7400 171 Milk Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Business and Employment
Suffolk University Law School
I represent small to midsized businesses in a variety of employment and business disputes in federal and Massachusetts courts and before government agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. I am co-author of the Massachsutts Practice Series volume on civil practice in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts that is published by Thomson-West, the largest legal publisher. Following law school, I clerked for a justice of the Supreme Judical Court of Massachusetts. I was an Assistant District Attorney for several years. I have conducted numerous jury trials and bench trials and have argued approximately 40...
Kevin Michael Plante
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Business, Education and Employment
Syracuse University and Vermont Law School
Mr. Plante was most recently General Counsel at Perkins School for the Blind, where he handled all legal affairs of the organization. He performed legal work including contract, employment, regulatory, education and litigation. He drafted, reviewed and negotiated private and governmental agreements. Mr. Plante advised the Board of Trustees, the President and CEO, the CFO and Senior Management on legal and business issues. He served as Secretary to the Board of Trustees. Mr. Plante supervised and managed all outside counsel. He handled all disputes including litigation, administrative proceedings, settlements and internal investigations. He regularly advised on employment matters and handled...
Jonathan Allen
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Springfield, MA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(413) 734-1002 101 State Street
Suite 401
Springfield, MA 01103
Business, Collections, Construction and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Concentrates in commercial and retail debt collections, business and construction litigation in both state and federal court. Experience in business, creditors rights, contract, construction, real estate and personal injury law. Represents creditors and civil litigants throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
David Valente
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 218-2000 101 Huntington Avenue
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02199
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Boston University School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
David provides comprehensive advice to individuals, families and small businesses.
David concentrates in tax and estate planning, gift and estate tax return preparation, probate matters,
asset protection, business administration and succession, estate and trust administration, special
needs planning, and charitable planning. David advised families for over eight years at a downtown
wealth management firm on stock option planning, retirement planning, investment portfolio
management, insurance analysis, charitable bequests and income tax reduction strategies, prior to
becoming an attorney.

• Draft simple and pourover wills, revocable estate planning trusts, health care proxies and durable powers of attorney
• Draft asset protection trusts
• Draft self-settled and third party special needs trusts...
Reza Breakstone
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Northeastern University School of Law
Reza joined Breakstone, White & Gluck as an associate in 2015. Reza has earned a reputation as a tough and tenacious litigator helping both individuals who have been personally injured and burgeoning companies who have had insurance and contract disputes.

In his time at Breakstone, White & Gluck, Reza has successfully fought for clients in numerous circumstances where liability has been denied and insurance companies have refused to accept responsibility for their insured’s negligence.

After law school, Reza joined the Boston office of Mintz Levin, where his practice encompassed complex business litigation, federal antitrust defense, and securities litigation.

While at Mintz...
Paul D. Lambert
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North Andover, MA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(844) 773-2552 401 Andover Street, Suite 201-B
P.O. Box 892
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
NOT EVERY LAWYER IS THE SAME! Paul D. Lambert has been concentrating in real estate law, estate planning & probate and advising small businesses for more than twenty eight years. Paul has been in the private practice of law since 1990. He considers it a true privilege to assist first time home buyers, and guides his buyers through the purchase process from the Offer to Purchase to receiving the keys to their new home. He also understands that selling a home, especially for “empty nesters” can be emotional and even heart-wrenching, and Paul will also...
William J. Hunt
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
William J. Hunt, Chairman of the Litigation Department of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, has been a civil trial lawyer for all of his professional life. For over 40 years, he has tried and settled impact lawsuits, protecting the rights of individuals, companies and organizations.
Kathy Jo Cook Esq.
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(617) 720-8447 1 Exchange Pl
Worcester, MA 01608
Free ConsultationWorcester, MA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Business, Consumer, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Suffolk University Law School
David H. Erickson
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Acton, MA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(978) 793-9212 481 Great Rd
#14
Acton, MA 01720
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Criminal and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
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