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Gary O Todd

Gary O Todd

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation

About Me

Gary Todd is a Founding Partner at Todd & Weld LLP where he is recognized locally and nationally as a preeminent family law practitioner specializing in Domestic Relations and Probate litigation. He has successfully negotiated, mediated and tried family law issues ranging from divorce, custody and parental rights to complex support, property division, removal, modification, and contempt actions, both at the trial court and appellate levels. Mr. Todd has drafted and negotiated numerous prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Mr. Todd has been honored in "Best Lawyers in America"; "Massachusetts Super Lawyer"; "Top Attorneys in New England” in the area of Divorce, Mr. Todd has been awarded the “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbeell which is awarded to an attorney with the highest possible peer rating.

Mr. Todd served on: the Family Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association; Family Law Council and the Steering Committee of Boston Bar Association Family Law Council (co-chairman); the Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers; Board of Directors of Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Inc., Board of Directors of Association of Family, Court and Community Professionals; Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Todd has lectured on domestic relations law for the Massachusetts Bar Association; Boston Bar Association; the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education; Suffolk University School of Law; and Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy program. Mr. Todd has appeared as a Special Legal Analyst in Divorce on the Fox National News Channel, Channel 56 News; WBZ Channel 4 News; WBZ radio; and as an expert in domestic relations for the Boston Globe. Mr. Todd has authored articles on Divorce and Family Law in several legal publications, and has been a panelist for numerous Massachusetts and Boston Bar Association continuing legal education seminars.

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Languages Spoken: American Sign Language, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • William Blake Bentley

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    William Bentley Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Gary Todd and I have a number of mutual clients. These clients have always spoken highly of Gary, and I have found his work to be of the highest quality. I wholeheartedly recommend Gary Todd to those who are looking for a family lawyer.

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    Christopher Carr
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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive199104/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Massachusetts Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Massachusetts Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Massachusetts Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Massachusetts Super LawyersBoston Magazine2010
AV Highest listing of pre-eminent ratingMartindale Hubble2010
Massachusetts Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTodd & Weld, LLP1991 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Family Law Section Council of the MBABoard MemberN/A
Divorce CenterN/AN/A
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysN/AN/A
Boston Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Boston Bar FoundationFellowN/A
MA Bar Association Lawyers Transition CommitteeN/AN/A
Senior Partners for JusticeN/AN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBoard MemberN/A
Association of Family, Court and CommunityBoard MemberN/A
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad litemBoard MemberN/A
Massachusetts Association of Trial LawyersBoard MemberN/A
Family Law Council and the Steering Committee of Boston Bar AssociationBoard MemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
ENO v LMMN/A
Crabtree TrustN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Bar Continuing Legal EducationHague ConventionN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston UniversityN/AN/A1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MCLEProtecting the Best Interest of the ChildN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationThe Family Law Appeals ProcessN/A
Boston Bar AssociationReconciling International Custody IssuesN/A