Our Boston, Massachusetts and New Hampshire Attorneys
Our legal team is composed of attorneys Stephen Spano, Francine Dawicki, Andrea Witt and Christine Hurley. Bringing diverse backgrounds and a focus on compassionate legal advocacy, we work collaboratively to best protect the rights and interests of our clients. We combine the talents of a very dedicated and experienced staff, including paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries.
All firm attorneys are VA-accredited with the Veterans Affairs and are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Working as a team, each member of our firm is committed to providing quality service with a focus on our clients’ rights and best interests. You can trust that we have the skills, dedication and qualified experience to represent you and your family.
- Stephen J. Spano MBA, JD, CELA
- Andrea A.J. Witt Esquire
- Christine R. Hurley Esquire
- Francine Dawicki
Led By A Trusted Boston, Massachusetts and Nationally Recognized Lawyer
Founding attorney Stephen Spano is Board Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and is an adjunct professor in the post-doctoral Estate Planning and Elder Law LL.M Program at Western New England University School of Law and serves on the Board of Directors of The Community Family. He has served on the Board of Directors and as President of the National Elder Law Foundation, the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Massachusetts Chapter.
He serves in various capacities in several nonprofit organizations, and donates his time and experience to many senior organizations. He is one of the founders of the Massachusetts Guardianship Association and served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Greater Medford Visiting Nurses Association, Greater Lynn Senior Services, one of the largest area agencies on aging in Massachusetts, and received a “Partner of the Year Award” from Mystic Valley Elder Services.
Recognized nationally by his peers, he is consistently named for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers list and has an AV rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He enjoys trial work and argued the first successful child caregiver contract case in Massachusetts before the Superior Court. He regularly presents educational seminars for professionals and the general public.
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Our attorneys are committed to providing quality service with a focus on our clients’ rights and best interests. You can trust that we have the skills, dedication and qualified experience to represent you and your family. To arrange a planning and strategy conference with a member of our Boston elder law firm, please contact us today.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.