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Shaun A. Hannafin

Shaun A. Hannafin

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business

About Me

Shaun A. Hannafin, Esq.


Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Hannafin gained experience in a variety of legal fields, including: criminal prosecution with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, legislative law at the Massachusetts State House, tax law with the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, and international real estate and corporate law with Decombe & Decombe, an international real estate firm located in the French West Indies. Mr. Hannafin’s experience, dedication, and perseverance allow him to zealously represent his clients’ best interest.



•    Roanoke College, VA

                        Business Major with a concentration in finance and accounting

•    New England Law, MA

                        Juris Doctorate



•    Massachusetts License to Practice Law

•    Massachusetts Real Estate Brokers License


Professional Associations

•    Massachusetts Bar Association

•    American Bar Association



•    English

•    French

•    Créole


Languages Spoken: French, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 90%
    3 years, 70 cases
  2. Real Estate: 5%
    2 years
  3. Estate Planning: 3%
    2 years
  4. Business: 2%
    1 year



Hourly ($200-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Gary Ralph Ilmanen

    While we haven't met in person, Mr. Hannafin consistently gives accurate, thoughtful responses to questions here on AVVO.


    Gary Ilmanen General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kyle Hogan Jarzmik

    Attorney Hannafin has a broad range of experience. He is a well-regarded by his fellow attorneys, and his Avvo comments reflect a strong understanding of the legal issues that many people face.


    Kyle Jarzmik DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Shaun A. Hannafin, LLC

75 Arlington Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA, 02116-6495



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLaw Office of Shaun A. Hannafin, LLC2013 - Present
Summer AssociateDecombe & Decombe2012 - 2012
Judicial ClerkshipMassachusetts Appellate Tax Board2012 - 2013
Legislative ResearcherMassachusetts State House2011 - 2011
Summer InternSuffolk County Da's Office2010 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationVolunteer Lawyers Project2014 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Admasu v. BarnhillJudgment for Possession
Nunes v. Shea et al.Agreement for Judgment
Wei v. RobertsJudgment for possession

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Publication NameTitleDate
City Shopper BostonLIVING TRUSTS: Not Only for the Rich2014

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England Law BostonLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
Roanoke CollegeBusiness and FinanceBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration2010