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Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia helped and educated me on the best options given the circumstances that led to the end of my 24 year marriage. She prepared my uncontested divorce agreement and guided me through the entire process.
Posted by a client, Flag
I hired Marcia through a referral and am extremely happy I did. Marcia and her staff were responsive, professional, and they walked me through my case step-by-step.
I would absolutely recommend Marcia and her team to anyone looking for a great divorce attorney in Massachusetts.
Posted by Sarah, a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia and her team were professional, caring, and understood my situation. They made a very difficult situation easier to deal with. Marcia Mavrides is an excellent lawyer and a compassionate person.
Posted by Bill, a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia and team were excellent. I was not confident in how my case was going and sought a second opinion with Mavrides Law to address my concerns. During this consultation, Marcia and I reviewed many issues/open questions and Marcia presented a well laid out plan for how she would move forward if she were my attorney. I was extremely impressed with her professionalism and clear knowledge of all aspects of family law. I retained Mavrides Law shortly after that. Marcia exceeded the expectations set in our initial consultation. In the end, my decision to move forward with Mavrides Law paid tremendous dividends.
Marcia was aggressive with opposing counsel when the situation called for it. Marcia was persuasive when she needed to be persuasive. Marcia's results in court were superb. Marcia and team gave extra attention when I was not comfortable with or unsure of what to expect during the process.
It goes without saying that Marcia leverages her 30 years of experience in all aspects of her practice and the results show. Marcia runs a first-class operation. Her team is tremendous. I would not hesitate to recommend her firm.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia is extraordinarily knowledgeable. Throughout my case she was great at explaining the complexities of my divorce and was always very responsive to my many questions. Her team of attorneys and staff are welcoming and responsive. Marcia is not only a brilliant attorney, but extremely detailed, thorough, and skilled in negotiations. I am so thankful I had her help throughout my very difficult divorce, and would recommend her to anyone looking for a top notch attorney.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Hired Marcia to represent me in a divorce. She did nothing for me. I paid her a lot of money and did not get any guidance from her. Her office was unorganized, they repeatedly ask for the same documents that I had already sent. I called them to ask what was going on and what we needed to do. They never called me. I called them to set up meetings, they never called me. It seemed that my case was forgotten. They had some staff turn over, not a good sign. I never heard from them for weeks. Nothing happened until I called and asked what was going on. I'm very disappointed in the service I received from this office. She seemed unorganized and overwhelmed with her case load. She showed up late for my first meeting and was unprepared. She cancelled a meeting the day before and was unreachable to reschedule. She didn't return phone called in a timely manner.
She is a one man show with two assistant lawyers (one quit) and a paralegal and secretary. She advertises that she has two offices but really only works out of her Boston office.
She is a nice lady and seems knowledgeable but is not giving the service that anyone would want.
Posted by Michael, a Divorce client, Flag
Contemplating divorce I asked several friends for a good divorce attorney. Marcia came HIGHLY recommended . To say I was completely satisfied with the representation Marcia and the team provided throughout my divorce is an understatement. From my intial consultation with Marcia several years ago, I immediately knew I was speaking with the right attorney. I remenber after explainning my situiation and reviewing some of the financial statements ect. Marcia said to me " you seem professional, well prepared and organized". Let me tell you about myself. I am very good at what I do and I only handle family law. You are in good hands". Married 20 years with 3 children , divorce is a diffiult decision . When it was time to start the divorce process, I knew where to go . Throughout the whole process we were on the same page .. I was always well informed on issues and /or progress .Marcia always had my best intrest at hand .I had heard many nightmare stories of what happens to fathers in massachusetts divoce court . I was reassured by Marcia I would be OK. Durring the whole process the team kept an agressive pace to get the end and we did successfully . I am very happy with the outcome. I have refered Marcia in the recent past and will continue to do so . I can't imagine finding a more competent attoney/ law firm . Truely professional,considerate and understanding . Thanks to Mavrides Law " LIFE IS GOOD " again
Posted by Ivan, a Child Custody client, Flag
It's with GREAT PLEASURE that I write this review.
I've been working with Mavrides Law since my initial consultation back in December of 2011. From my first conversation with Marcia, I knew the connection we made was one that was first and foremost all about my daughter's future.
She not only spent over an hour with me on the call to learn about my specific situation, but her knowledge of family law in the state of MA was evident from the beginning: and if you're going to fight for shared parenting, you need the best of the best when it comes to knowledge...
Everything Marcia or Jennifer explained would happen throughout this arduous/emotional/frustrating process happened like clock work. Their advice was always in the best interest of my daughter. They were candid and blunt about what to expect and put things plainly so that I can make the best possible decision for my daughter.
Fast forward 1 yr and 4 months from when I actually retained their services.
I've recently been blessed and awarded 50% shared custody (legal & physical) of my daughter, and that was all due to not only their firms experience, but also to the dedicated team they have assembled at Mavrides Law.
Marcia & Jennifer were diligent, hard working, empathetic, and just plain awesome to work with throughout this process....Working with them together was like working with a pitcher/catcher duo that is unmatched. I couldn't be more blessed to have connected with them both. If ever I need anything regarding family law again, Mavrides Law is on my speed dial: plain and simple.
Their support team, Alana and Liz were also incredible to work with. Always pleasant, professional, and just all around great people.
It's apparent that everyone at Mavrides Law is all about the children...Really, they are!
In closing, while I don't wish the custody battle process on anyone, if you are ever faced with the decision to hire a family law attorney in Massachusetts, Mavrides Law should be on your list of first options.
My step father use to say to me, you get what you pay for, and while Mavrides Law may not be the least expensive firm out there, Mavrides Law is worth their weight in Gold.
My daughter and I are forever indebted to them all!
Posted by Darlene, a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia Mavrides and her entire staff are consumate professionals. Immediately I felt that I was in capable hands. Marcia took the time to learn about me and my family dynamic which provided a most complete divorce agreement. Her knowledge of the law and attention to detail truly set her apart. Whenever I had a question or concern, it was always addressed in a timely and thorough manner. Marcia took it upon herself to advocate for me and my children with compassion and fortitude. She took the stress out of an extremely stressful situation, and I cannot thank her enough. Without reservation I have and will continue to highly recommend Marcia Mavrides.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
Marcia and her associate attorneys assisted me on my custody & child support case for over a year. Marcia is the second attorney I hired for this case and I felt so grateful & lucky that I had chosen Marcia. She and her team analyzed my case in detail, they were always there when I needed them. In addition, Marcia is very knowledgeable and has lots of professional experience which helped her to think about ways of helping me out on my case. When I got divorced, I agreed to accept minimal child support from my daughter's mother without knowing that the amount was way below the Mass Gov Guideline. My daughter's mother filed a complaint for getting custody back and requesting child support from me and asking for amount according to the Mass Guideline. With Marcia's help, I was able to settle without paying child support to her. I really appreciate Marcia's professional and all her hardwork. I would recommend Marcia to anyone who need help on child support.
Posted by Srinivas, a Divorce client, Flag
It is with great pleasure that I write this recommendation for Mavrides Law firm. I am breathing a sigh of relief now as my divorce was granted after a two year struggle. I originally went to another lawyer, and got some really bad advice and made some really bad steps in the proceedings the he insisted that I do- I had very limited options which felt like I was being extorted to pay a high settlement amount. I decided that I needed a second opinion on the case as I lacked total confidence in that attorney. As such, I hadn't slept for nights and I was very worried.
When I spoke to Marcia for the second opinion my stress was all eliminated. She "grabbed the bull by the horns" and made sure that I was treated fairly through all of it. Her strategy throughout the entire process was absolutely rock solid. Fast forward 18 months, and in court the judge wanted to grant me damages for my ex-wife's non-compliance and opposing counsel did not have a leg to stand on. She blew opposing counsels plan out of the water at the last minute. She then tactically navigated and negotiated the settlement to where It was fair for all involved. She made sure that she had all supporting documentation and her preparation was incredible.
My divorce was particularly difficult because we were dealing across two very different countries and cultures, and her ability to see my perspective was truly a God-sent. We talked about several different scenarios and as the time progressed I felt very confident in how things would turn out.
She was extremely fair in her billing for everything she did. I want to Thank Marcia, Jennifer, and the entire team at Mavrides law for getting my life back to normal.
Posted by Angela, a Child Custody client, Flag
Marcia has been the most supportive and informative attorney I have had the pleasure of working with. I was confident that she knew how to get the most from my case and work with my family and our needs. If I ever need assistance in the future I will most certainly contact Marcia and will always refer her to family and friends. She is the best!
Posted by James, a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia and her associates were outstanding in representing my side of a divorce case, and the final judgment was favorable for me. In looking for an attorney I sought someone who was experienced, highly competent, and yet also someone who I found trustworthy and who cared about the details of my case. This is not as easy a combination to find in one lawyer as one might think. Her office did meticulous research on my case and was highly responsive to inquiries and feedback. Her fees were reasonable and more than commensurate with the work done. I would recommend Marcia without reservation to anyone who needs a lawyer to represent himself or herself in the areas of divorce or family law.
Posted by Rebecca, a Divorce client, Flag
Attorney Mavrides was a steady and calm presence during the most trying time in my life. She consistently offered a clearly experienced overview of the law, with compassion for my individual situation. She and her staff listened to my concerns and worked very hard to attain a satisfactory outcome for me. I would recommend Attorney Mavrides without reservation.
Posted by Amelia, a Family client, Flag
Marcia's team was immediately responsive to my request for an initial consultation, and I had one set up for that same week. Meeting with Marcia eased my anxiety about the divorce process (it can seem daunting at first)-- she is obviously extremely knowledgeable and given her experience, I immediately trusted her advice (which turned out to be GREAT advice). I have also met with her associate Jen, who was fantastic-- she is quick, and obviously has a lot of experience.
I have recommended Mavrides Law to friends and colleagues who have had to deal with divorce and child custody issues. I really appreciated all Marcia and Jen have done for me.
Posted by Jude, a Child Support client, Flag
Marcia and her staff were responsive, professional and focused on the facts of our case.
Posted by Doug C, a Divorce client, Flag
Thank you and your expert team (Katie Kerr, in particular) for representing me in my recent Divorce Modification case. I could not have asked for more competent representation and a better outcome. The outcome was a direct result of the professionalism, proficiency, efficiency and effectiveness of you and your team.
As we walked through the court building, it was easy to see the respect you have earned with your peers, court officers and judges. I'm sure this is largely due to your easy-going, friendly and professional manner........... you have a great way with people, and as a client, this is very reassuring. You have a profound strategic ability and displayed great judgment at just the right times. Indeed you showed an uncanny ability to think quickly on your feet with very little input. You were always very well prepared and produced well documented, articulate and comprehensive arguments in your court memorandums. Quite honestly, I believe this was a significant reason our opposition came to the table so quickly to negotiate.
Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, I greatly admire your toughness, sense of fairness and unyielding sense of ethics. I'm sure these traits are what have gotten you to where you are and will serve you well in the future. A client could ask for nothing more. I am eternally grateful you were on my side (and not opposing counsel!) and that you worked so hard and diligently on my behalf. Thank you!
Best wishes for continued success, and if there is anything I can do for you in the future, please do not hesitate to call.
Warm Personal Regards,
Posted by Y.E, a Divorce client, Flag
Mavrides Law: I want to let you know I was very pleased with the courtesy and professionalism of your services and definitely would recommend this firm to anyone who is looking for a headache free divorce process :) Thanks again.
Posted by Jay, a Family client, Flag
Thanks to Marcia Mavrides, my daughter Eva is part of my life. More importantly, I am a part of her life, growth, development, and rearing each week.
I will forever be disappointed that Eva's Mother deprived me of even modest and/or reasonable interactions with my daughter during our daughter's first two years of life. YET, I WILL BE FOREVER GRATEFUL to Marcia and her team at Mavrides Law, whom in the end: reunited me with my daughter just after her second birthday.
Aside from being a probate "Ninja," Marcia is equitable, compassionate, and often fun to watch.
Oftentimes, Marcia and I found ourselves in Court on Mondays at 8:30 a.m. On each instance (however frivolous), either she or her associate Jennifer was there. And while not always apparent to me (at the time), Marcia's ethical, reasonable, and logical arguments, as well as her clear advocacy for "the best interest of my child" either carried the day or laid the requisite groundwork to do so in the future.
The greatest moment I ever witnessed -- and I watch Law & Order every day -- was early on, when my ex-wife, ex-wifeâ€™s attorney, Marcia and I had a 4-way meeting. For the initial 15 minutes, my ex-wifeâ€™s attorney proceeded to slander me, and introduce incomplete facts. Marcia just nodded and made notations on her legal pad. After my ex-wifeâ€™s attorney had introduced all of her alleged "evidence," Marcia proceeded to SYSTEMATICALLY DISMANTLE everything. Each point, rules of evidence, inadmissible, hearsay, the word I learned that day was "QUASH."
It got to the point where my ex-wifeâ€™s attorney (in her own office mind you) was refusing to answer, much the less parry, ANY OF Marcia's questions and/or respective interrogations. Yet it was likely during those moments of Marcia's thumping, that I ultimately realized that "giving the wheel over to Marcia" was the right decision.
Most likely, divorce will be the worst experience of your life. If you have children, remove the "most likely" and expect the worst - particularly if you are a Dad in Massachusetts. Every divorced Dad, I spoke to said: "just give up!" But regardless of the odds, I had to be able to look my daughter in the eye (and myself in the mirror) and know for certain that I did everything possible. You don't really get a second chance!
Thanks to Marcia's guidance, each weekend that I spend with my daughter obviates what to most may seem like a the Pyrrhic Victory.
Finally, I never once felt as though any of Mavrides Law's invoices were EVER inflated or unreasonable.
Furthermore, while Marica is the guru, I quickly discovered that two of her associates, Jennifer + Katie were great as well. Marcia has a proficient and dedicated team. Frequently, at 6 p.m. on a Friday night -- when expecting to leave a message -- either Jennifer or Katie would answer my call. I would be pleasantly surprised and I have come to realize that such efforts are why Marcia and her team are so successful.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia is truly an expert in her field. I was very anxious about the divorce process, and did not know where to begin. Despite my complex situation, Marcia was able to help me find clarity while fighting to get me what I deserved. I have since recommended her to my closest friends.
Posted by Rich, a Divorce client, Flag
I had retained Attorney Mavrides to represent me in a continuation of a divorce. She handled all aspects of the issues in an assertive, proactive manner that moved the matter along to a very good result.
I reccomend her to anyone that needs such legal assistance. In my opinion she was able to provide great legal representation at a fair and moderate cost.
Posted by Gene, a Divorce client, Flag
Most family court judges will tell you that divorce is like a business transaction. However, it took me some time (and several divorce attorneys) to realize that divorce is more like a tumor that needed to be taken out as soon as possible and before it has spread. You need a good attorney who can do the "surgery" fast and with as little pain as possible. Marcia is that kind of attorney. She gently brought my expectations to a reasonable level. She was always available and returned my calls/emails promptly. Billing was more than fair. Most importantly, she is the closer. And that is what you need in a divorce, - a closure.
Posted by Simone, a Divorce client, Flag
As a former client of Marcia Mavrides I feel qualified to guarantee satisfaction from her expertise. Having been through a nasty divorce, Marcia rose above the debauchery and was able to gracefully and skillfully advocate for me. Her ability to alleviate my stress was just as important as her ability to win in court and guide me through a difficult time. I would recommend Marcia to anyone who wishes to exit from a divorce in a graceful and satisfactory way.
Posted by Kevin, a Divorce client, Flag
Marcia was absolutely awesome to work with. She explained everything in detail and handled everything in a timely manner. She worked closely with me so that we were able to work out a deal that was fair to everyone. All through the process, she made me feel like I truly had someone “on my side.” The billing was more than fair as well (there were many short phone calls that never appeared on a bill…) I would highly recommend her.