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Estela Matta

also known as Matta Law

About me

Family Law touches upon the most vital and visceral aspects of our lives: our children, our spouses, our property, our money, our emotional and psychological well-being. I have found that a strong, zealous and caring advocate is the best weapon when faced with legal changes to familial relationships. I endeavor to be just such an advocate for my clients. 


 


For over a decade I owned and operated a litigation support company  in New York and Boston that assisted trial attorneys in the managment and litigation of their cases.  This gave me the opportunity to see numerous attorneys in practice and what worked (and didn't work) in attorney/client relations and the practice of law.  When I became an attorney myself I brought that knowledge and experience into my own practice. 


 


Contact me if you are facing, or are contemplating, a legal action. You will be pleased with the personalize attention your individual matter receives.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 30%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Child Support: 25%
  4. Wills: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

34 total 

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  • Rachel L. Engdahl

    I endorse this lawyer. It has been my pleasure to have the opportunity to do business with Attorney Matta. Estella’s knowledge and application of the law is evident throughout her work. Attorney Matta is not only a great advocate for her clients, she is willing to work closely with opposing counsels in order to negotiate and keep issues out of court.

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    Rachel Engdahl Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christine G. DeBernardis

    I endorse Attorney Matta. She takes time to answer many posted questions here on Avvo and provides insight through her experience and practice to give the readers good information to move forward.

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    Christine DeBernardis Child Custody Attorney
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Contact info

100 State Street
Suite 900
Boston, MA, 02109

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive201201/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Public Service AwardNew England Law|Boston2008
Dean's ListNew England Law2008
Dean's ListNew England Law2007
Charles Hamilton Houston Academic Achievement AwardNew England Law2006
Dean's ListNew England Law2006
Certified MedaitorConsumer Information & Dispute Resolution2000
ValedictorianCity Univeristy Of New York1982
Chancellors AwardCity of New York1982
Phi Theta Kappa KeyPhi Theta Kappa Honor Society1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney & Counselor at LawMatta Law Office2012 - Present
AttorneyWomen's Bar Foundation2012 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyGreater Boston Legal Services2006 - 2008
Owner/OperatorTotal Litigation Resources1998 - 2012
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Professional WomenN/A2014 - Present
Women Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
AG. v. JMCase resolved in client's favor.
SZ v. EZcase resolved in client's favor
Bank X v. ATCase Dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
amazon.com e-bookSubstantial Justice- a novel2012
New England Law|Boston - Due ProcessThe Struggle for Ratification of the Bill of RightsN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England Law BostonLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Columbia University School of LawHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
City University of New YorkLiberal ArtsValedictorian1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tribute to Women's History MonthWomen's History2015
Inner City Girls RetreatChoosing a Career Path2009
Continuing Education ConferenceValue of College Education2000