Michael’s practice is focused on civil litigation, including disputes involving... more
Michael’s practice is focused on civil litigation, including disputes involving employment and labor law, workers’ compensation, personal injury, medical malpractice, housing, civil rights, First Amendment, and municipal law. Prior to joining Lesser, Newman & Nasser, Michael practiced at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in Boston,Massachusetts, where he represented victims of race and ... view profile
Pat has a very successful track record as a trial lawyer, though she believes that... more
Pat has a very successful track record as a trial lawyer, though she believes that she serves clients best by keeping them out of the courtroom. Pat has a practical and experienced outlook on workplace issues, ranging from personnel policies to discrimination and sexual harassment. She provides solid, workable advice to employers on creating workplaces where employees are satisfied and prod... view profile
Bernadette Stark was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and received her Bachelor of... more
Bernadette Stark was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and received her Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY) in 1998. She received her Juris Doctor degree, with a concentration in Public Interest Law, from Cornell Law School in 2001. Attorney Stark is admitted to practice law in both Massachusetts and New York, as well as the United States Distr... view profile
Jeffrey McCormick has been named Springfield's Personal Injury Litigator of the Year... more
Jeffrey McCormick has been named Springfield's Personal Injury Litigator of the Year for 2011 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as theLawyer of the Year . Jeff is one of only three attorneys in the State of Massachusetts to be awarded this honor for Persona... view profile
I now represent clients seeking to apply for state licenses to operate cultivation-... more
I now represent clients seeking to apply for state licenses to operate cultivation-distribution dispensaries for medical marijuana. This work builds on my 25 years of advocacy and consulting with lawyers across the country on medical marijuana and general marijuana law reform, within the framework of the national legal committee of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NOR... view profile
Attorney Ann (Ami) I. Weber, concentrates her practice in the areas of estate tax... more
Attorney Ann (Ami) I. Weber, concentrates her practice in the areas of estate tax planning, estate administration, probate, and elder law. Ami has a particular interest in creative estate planning for authors and artists, and farmers and landowners.
Practice area specialties in estate planning, trusts and estates, taxation, and... more
Practice area specialties in estate planning, trusts and estates, taxation, and estate administration, as well as corporate work and business transactions primarily for closely held companies. Extensive experience with advice to family held companies with respect to business succession planning, and representation of the owner with respect to the sale of a closely held business.
In 1994, I founded Amherst Mediation Services. My decision to offer mediation as an... more
In 1994, I founded Amherst Mediation Services. My decision to offer mediation as an alternative to the traditional litigation system stemmed from my years of experience in the Probate and Family Court and in particular my concern that in many ways the court system was not the most efficient and best equipped system for handling family crisis such as divorce. Mediation offers participants more c... view profile