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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    21 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    19 years
  3. Banking: 30%
    7.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-350/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

528 Broad Street
P.O. Box 890116
Weymouth, MA, 02189


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGaughen, Gaughen, Lane & Hernando1997 - Present
Asst. District AttorneyNorfolk County District Attorneys Office1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar Association, Budget and Finance CommitteeMember2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Budget and Finance Committee, Budget construction SubcommitteeMember2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationMember2003 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Hispanic AttorneysPast President1997 - Present
Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (Massachusetts Conveyancers Association)Member1997 - Present
Norfolk County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Boston Bar Associationmember1997 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Access to Justice SectionPast Chair2006 - 2007
Massachusetts Bar AssociationHouse of delegate Member2005 - 2007
Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street Program Non profitBoard Member1998 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
confidential settlementA $950,000.00 setllement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
Saint Anselm CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Linden Ponds Estate Plan seminarsEstate Plan and Administration2009
Linden Ponds Estate Plan and Administartion SeminarEstate Planning and Administration2008
Real Estate Bar Association Annual ConferenceReal Estate2005
Conway Educational SeminarsContracts2004
First Time Home BuyersReal Estate2000
First time home Buyers seminarReal Estate1999
Estate Planning for senior CitizensEstate Plans1999