Advocacy Lawyers in Massachusetts

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Attorney James M. Baron, M.Ed.
9 Spring Street
Waltham, MA  02451-4412
(781) 209-1166 (office)
(781) 795-1591 (fax)

Licensed in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida


Joan D. Beron Esq.
PO Box 78328
Belmont, MA  02478
(508) 202-4805 (phone)
(617) 395-6869 (fax)



Mary Norton Bobrowski, Esq.

Attorney at Law

McKiernan, Thompson & Millea

243 North Main Street

Providence, RI 02903

(401) 223-1400; (401) 223-1401 (fax)





Janet Burt

790 Turnpike St., Suite 202

North Andover, MA 01845

(978) 557-0052

Attorney/parent advocate



Children's Law Center of Massachusetts

PO Box 710

298 Union Street

Lynn, MA 01902

(781) 581-1977; (888) kidlaw8; (781) 598-9364 (fax)





Disability Law Center, Inc.

11 Beacon Street, Suite 925

Boston, MA 02108

(617) 723-8455; (800) 872-9992; (617) 227-9464 (TTY); (800) 381-0577 (TTY)






Wayne M. DeMello, Esq.

14D Seven Springs Lane

Post Office Box 32

Burlington, MA  01803

Phone: (781) 365-1460

Fax: (781) 365- 0424





Roberta Mann Driscoll, Esq.

Attorney at Law

505 Waltham Street, Ste. 6

West Newton, MA 02465

(617) 558-1818; (617) 304-5513; (617) 558-1819 (fax)





Education Consulting, Advocacy & Legal Services

Pamela S. Milman, Esq.

999 Broadway, Suite 301, Stonehill Corporate Center

Saugus, MA 01906

(781) 231-4332 ; (781) 231-3273 (fax)





Jennifer R. Gavin, Attorney at Law, P.C.

1330-1354 Beacon Street, Suite 246

Brookline, MA 02446

Voice: 617-876-2631

Fax: 617-232-1227


Jennifer specializes in the representation of children with learning disabilities, cognitive, emotional and social impairments which interrupt, complicate or otherwise affect their ability to make progress in school.  Jennifer assists in attaining supports, accommodations or specialized instruction, which are not otherwise being provided in the typical educational environment. She also assists families with children facing discrimination or exclusion by public schools.  Jennifer also provides consultation, negotiation, and litigation services. 



Gentile & Ross, LLC

400 Trade Center Suite 5900, 

Woburn MA 01801


fax 781-709-5446


Serving all of Massachusetts. Attorneys practicing exclusively in the area of special education law. Representing parents in all education matters including reviewing IEPs, attending team meetings, and pursuing private placements.  


Beth K. Goldberg, Esq.

Attorney at Law

250 East Main Street, Suite 4

Norton, MA 02766

(508) 285-5504; (508) 285-6022 (fax)

Email: BethKGoldberg



Michael S. Gove, Esq

Cooley, Shrair P.C

1380 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01103
Telephone: 413-735-8037

Fax: 413-733-3042




A full service law firm, focusing on representation of parents and students in all special education matters, including negotiations of IEPs and 504 plans, obtaining supports, accommodations and specialized instruction, and resolving discipline situations.  Available for consultation, negotiation, and litigation.



Deborah W. Hemdal

Law Office of Deborah W. Hemdal

340 Main Street, Suite 956
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608
Telephone: 508-797-9600

Fax: 508-797-9605





Constance M. Hilton

Hilton, Sindelar & Hahn

90 Bridge Street

Newton, MA  02458

Tel. 617-431-1201

Fax. 617-4315905



Connie specializes in representing families with children with disabilities in special education and related matters. She is a former BSEA hearing officer and a former Deputy General Counsel, Mass. Office for Children.



Andra J. Hutchins, Esq.

Attorney at Law

60 Walnut Street

Wellesley, MA 02481

(781) 997-1600; (781) 997-1564; (781) 997-1633 (fax)



Karen J. Laufer Esq.
Phone: 781-862-0845
Fax: 781-240-0755
Lexington, MA



Lynda Leary
The Law Office of Lynda J. Leary, P.C.
Phone: 508-543-3332
Fax: 508-546-0434
Foxboro, MA
Special Education attorney and parent of special needs child. FCSN trained consultant

Carla C. Leone Esq.
Leone & Leone

Attorneys at Law

637 Massachusetts Ave.

Arlington, MA 02476


Phone: 781-648-4006
Fax: 781-648-2544

Professional guidance through BSEA appeals/mediation, Available for Team meetings; Tourette, ADHD, OCD, LD, NLD, Continuing education is up-to-date



Susan J. Love Esq.
South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc.
Phone: 508-586-2110
Brockton, MA
Legal Services attorney representing low income students and parents in Special Education matters
Continuing education is up-to-date


Kenneth N. Margolin, Esq.
Law Office of Kenneth N. Margolin, P.C.
246 Walnut Street, Suite 101
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
FAX: 617-641-9606 

Kenneth has more than three decades of experience in the disability rights field, including Special Education. His disability rights practice has included the representation of individuals and special education and human service organizations, providing advice and consultation, assistance in obtaining Special Education and other disability-related services, preventing or seeking redress for unlawful discrimination and obtaining reasonable accommodations. In addition to working with state, local and federal officials and agencies, Kenneth has extensive complex litigation experience in state and federal court before judges and juries.


Mary M. Raymond Esq.
Murphy & Raymond LLP
Phone: 978-542-1900
Fax: 978-542-1910
Salem, MA

Complete special education assistance. Workshop presenter. Special Needs Trusts and Wills


Stacey Elin Rossi

Attorney at Law

P.O. Box 805

Pittsfield, MA 01202

(413) 448-8474


Joseph A. Seckler

446 Main Street, Suite 1010
Worcester, MA
Phone: 508-757-7777
Fax: 508-752-6224

Our Firm has offices in Worcester, Springfield and Boston.


Attorney Joseph B Simons

Ten Winthrop Square, 4th Floor

Boston, MA 02110

(781) 797-0555

Fax (617) 275-0934


Tim Sindelar

Hilton, Sindelar& Hahn

90 Bridge Street

Newton, MA 02458

Office: 617-431-1201

Fax: 617 -431-5905


Tim has Over 30 years experience in education, disability and juvenile court issues

Ann Scannell
446 Main Street, Suite 1010
Worcester, MA
Phone: 508-757-7777
Fax: 508-752-6224

This Firm has offices in Worcester, Springfield and Boston.

Stephen Schneider Esq.
Educational Advocacy
Phone: 781-643-0897
Fax: 781-643-0897
Arlington, MA
Educational Advocacy by Attorney/Psychotherapist. Team IEP meetings. Disciplinary Hearings. Psychiatric, Dyslexia, Autism, LD. Affordable
Continuing education is up-to-date


Beth Simon, Esq.

24 Thorndike Street, Suite 300

Cambridge, MA 02141




D. Luray Wallace Esq.
Wallace Law Office, P.C.
Phone: 781-830-9990

Fax: 781-830-9993
Canton, MA
Law firm representing parents/students in special education, 504 plans, suspension/expulsion, all juvenile court matters, and domestic relations  

Lillian E. Wong

The Law Office of Lillian E. Wong, LLC

Post Office Box 454

Reading, MA 01867

Phone: 781-942-1100

Fax: 781-942-1103



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