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C. Peter R Gossels

C. Peter R Gossels

Practice areas:

Probate, Family, Real Estate, Immigration, Estate Planning, State, Local And Municipal Law

About Me

Languages Spoken: French, Spanish, German

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1955

  1. Probate: 57%
    60 years
  2. Family: 27%
    60 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    60 years
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 2%
    60 years
  5. Other: 4%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse C. Peter. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory R Barison

    Very thorough mastery of the facts of and law controlling a case, and then imaginative and creative in promoting a fair resolution or successfully litigating the matter.


    Gregory Barison Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Weston Patrick

84 State Street
11th Floor
Boston, MA, 02109




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Hearing OfficerBoard of Bar Overseers2007 - Present
Guardian ad Litem and ConservatorMassachusetts Probate and Family Court2000 - 2009
Examiner of TitlesMassachusetts Land Court1984 - 2009
ModeratorTown of Wayland1982 - Present
Town CounselTown of Boxborough1974 - 1983
Town CounselTown of Wayland1968 - 1979
Adjunct Professor, International Business LawBoston University1965 - 1970


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationChairman, Fee Disputes Committee2002 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember, Fee Disputes Committee1996 - Present
Boston Bar Associationmember1955 - Present
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysmemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationmemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Maimonides School & others v. Harris Coles & othersFound for the Defendants
C. Peter. R. Gossels v. Fleet National BankFound for Defendant
Boston Edison Co. v. Town of Sudbury & OthersFound for Defendants

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Publication NameTitleDate
Wayland/Weston Town CrierTown Meeting process is hardly "outdated"2009
Wayland/Weston Town CrierExplanation of Town Meeting2008
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyHave the Courts Overlooked the Problem of the Predator Spouse?2007
Wayland Town CrierProblems with Electronic Voting2007
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyWhy Should Probate Rule 16 Trump Rule 27B?2005
Boston Bar AssociationEnhancing Cost and Time Efficiencies in the Commonwealth's Courts Through Effective Judicial and Attorney Practices2005
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyDelaware: The Black Hole of Corporate Reform2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolN/AJD1954
Harvard UniversityN/AA.B. cum laude1951
Boston Latin SchoolN/AHigh School1948

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mass Academy of Trial Attorneys Northwest Suburban LuncheonDecision Reached in Maimonides v. Cole2009
Wayland Business AssociationIs Wayland's Open Town Meeting Form of Town Government Obsolete?1999