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Cynthia E. MacCausland

Cynthia E. MacCausland

Practice areas:

Family, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Juvenile, Criminal Defense, Landlord & Tenant

About Me

Norwood, Massachusetts Attorney Cynthia E. MacCausland provides high quality legal services in the areas of Family Law, Child Welfare, Criminal, Bankruptcy and Consumer Law. Cynthia is active in the community participating in events and training seminars, engaging with her peers and serving on several committees with the Women’s Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association. In addition, she is an energetic and committed volunteer with the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project and Senior Partner’s For Justice making regular Appearances on behalf of client’s in crises and emergency situations. Such Appearances supplement a decade of community service, including contributions to Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, Lawyers Feed The Hungry and the Domestic Violence Institute at Northeastern University.


Attorney MacCausland has earned recognition from her peers having recently been nominated to Co-Chair the Pro-Bono Committee of the Boston Bar Association Family Law Section, to the Massachusetts Juvenile Bar Association Board of Directors and as a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. Additionally, Cynthia has been recognized for her innovative use of technology in her practice speaking as a panelist at the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Annual Conference of the Juvenile Bar Association on the topic of “Establishing and Maintaining a Paperless Office.” 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Family: 52%
    6 years
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 12%
    6 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 12%
    6 years
  4. Juvenile: 12%
    6 years
  5. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 12%
    6 years



Hourly ($175-275/hour), Contingent (3%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Maura Melcher

    I endorse this lawyer and have referred immigration clients to her in the past - knowing they will be in good hands.


    Maura Melcher Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Melinda J. Markvan

    Cynthia is a trusted colleague and an excellent advocate. Her involvement with the Boston Bar Association demonstrates her commitment to the profession. I endorse Cynthia MacCausland.


    Melinda Markvan Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Cynthia E. MacCausland

470 Washington Street
Norwood, MA, 02062




Professional Misconduct

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

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Summer Scholarship GrantNESL Public Interest Law Association2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Law ClerkLaw Office of Resnick & Associates2009 - 2010
Student InternCity of Somerville, MA Law Department2008 - 2009
Law ClerkCellai Law Offices, P.C.2008 - 2008
Judicial InternLand Court, Department of the Massachusetts Trial Clerks2007 - 2008
Law ClerkHarmon Law Office, P.C.2007 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Women's Bar Association of MassachusettsMember2009 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Queens UniversityPolitics and International PoliticsMA - Masters2005
Dalhousie UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002