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Matthew P Barach has been an attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 1995.  After graduating from Wayland High School in 1988, he attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he graduated with distinction with a double major in history and government.  He was the recipient of the prestigious H. Donaldson History Prize and a Phi Beta Kappa.  As an undergraduate, he received his Massachusetts real estate sales license and was trained as an investigator by the prestigious Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C. He then attended the University of California, Hastings School of Law, where he earned his jurist doctorate in 1995.

As a law student, he worked for a number of diverse solo practices and was a legal intern at the New York Stock Exchange.  Following graduation from the University of California, Matthew founded a general law practice in 1996. 

Matthew is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.  He is also certified information privacy professional and a licensed real estate broker. Matthew is also member of the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Middlesex County Bar Association.  He serves is a member of the American Bar Association’s family law section and the Mass Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm section council.

Matthew is committed to working with people with a combination of compassion and passionate advocacy.  Matthew’s practice is devoted only to family law and divorce in Massachusetts. 




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Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    20 years, 50 cases
  2. Divorce: 50%
    20 years, 50 cases



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  • Elisabeth Feeney

    Matthew Barach is an excellent attorney and mentor. His practice is almost entirely dedicated to litigating family law matters, and his knowledge and experience in this area of law benefits his clients tremendously. He is a passionate and compassionate advocate, accessible and almost always available to his clients as they navigating through the legal process.


    Elisabeth Feeney Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Christopher Barrett Fay

    Attorney Barach is a zealous advocate who has impressed me with his sincerity, keen insight, and devotion to legal matters. I especially appreciate his prompt and personal response to communications. For these reasons, I endorse this attorney.


    Christopher Fay Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Barach Law Group LLC

40 Speen Street, Suite 205
Framingham, MA, 01701


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Matthew Barach1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of Norfolk CountyCONCILATOR2013 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationSection Council2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationFamily Law Section2009 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Middlesex County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
82 Mass. App. Ct. 586 (2012)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Privacy AdvisorWill the California model for information privacy and security administration serve as a model for the nation?2009
Privacy AdvisorThe Future of Workplace Monitoring2008
Public Law Research InstituteThe Temporary Insanity Defense in California1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Clark UniversityGovernment and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Bar AssociationTRIAL JUDGE2013
Mock Trial JudgeTrial2009
International Association of Privacy ProfessionalsInformation Privacy2009
International Association of Privacy ProfessionalsInformation Privacy2009
American Bar Association Mock CourtAppeals2009