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Stephen A Nelson

Practice areas:

Family, Litigation, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, General Practice

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About Me

I am married and have two children, a daughter who has studied art and a son who is about to graduate from the University of Virginia with a degree in history.  I have served on the School Committee in my hometown for the past 15 years.  I enjoy reading and golf.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Litigation: 33%
    34 years, 500 cases
  2. Family: 33%
    34 years, 750 cases
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    34 years, 900 cases
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    34 years, 300 cases
  5. General Practice: 9%
    34 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-275/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Stephen Is a credit to the legal profession and a zealous advocate for his clients.

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    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anton R. Reinert

    I had the pleasure of working with Stephen as opposing counsel in a divorce case with a unique fact pattern. Steve was level-headed and reasonable in his interactions while maintaining his advocacy for his client. I recommend Attorney Nelson for anyone seeking a family law attorney in Massachusetts.

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    Anton Reinert Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

566 Boston Road
PO Box 599
Billerica, MA, 01821

Shea, Dangora & Nelson

566 Boston Road
PO Box 599
Billerica, MA, 01821

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive198104/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerShea , Dangora & Nelson2001 - Present
AssociateShea & Dangora1984 - 2001
AssociateLecomte, Shea, Dangora & Barber1980 - 1984

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Land Title AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Greater Lowell Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1986 - 2001
American Bar AssociationN/A1982 - 1998
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Carciofi v. Town of BillericaAppeals court overturned Zoning Board decision and client was able to get permit to build a residence
Tanner v TannerAffirmed on appeal
Cleary v ArakelianCourt ruled that homeowner did not rely on broker representations and awarded plaintiff $1after trial that lasted 3 weeks

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Boston CollegeEnglishBachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Trial Advocacy Workshop.Trial Advocacy-Closing Arguments1998