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Alan is a member of the American Bar Association and the Massachusetts
Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA). Since 2008 he has been co-chair of
MATA’s monthly luncheon speaker series and has given presentations to
that group. More recently Alan was a panelist at a Massachusetts Bar
Association (MBA) seminar on “Lawyers in Transition”; Alan’s
presentation addressed new court rules and procedures for attorneys
transitioning back into practice.

Greater Boston Massachusetts litigation attorney:


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 80%
    29 years
  2. Real Estate: 5%
    2 years
  3. Business: 5%
    2 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%
    29 years
  5. Appeals: 5%
    29 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Pamela Anne Smith

    Alan is knowledgeable in real estate and probate litigation. Alan is smart, honest, and hard working. Alan's interest in the law is broad as evidenced by his periodic role on WBZ weekend radio with Jordan Rich where they talk about the issues of the week, from Obamacare to "Deflategate." Alan is well rounded and is a fine attorney.


    Pamela Smith Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Matthew J. Fogelman

    Alan is a great lawyer and a great guy as well. He fiercely advocates for his clients.


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Contact info

275 Grove Street
Suite 2-400
Newton, MA, 02466


CANot Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled)198708/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Super Lawyer"Law & Politics Magazine2013
"Super Lawyer"Law & Politics Magazine2012
"SuperLawyer"Law & Politics Magazine2011
"SuperLawyer"Law & Politics magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociatePettit & Martin1987 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Real Estate Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Mass. Academy of Trial AttorneysN/A2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thomas v. City of Taunton et alSettled for $1.35 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wall Street Lawyer"Fee Fight": Arbitrator Slashes Fee Request2010
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyVerdict report: Condo owners recover for sewage backup2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of MichiganPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mass. Academy of Trial Attorneys Suburban Group"Effective Use of the Media"2012
"The Jordan Rich Show", WBZ Radio 1030Current legal issues in the news2012
"The Dan Schwartzman Show""Bountygate and the Jerry Sandusky Sentence"2012
Monthly meeting"How Accountants Can Protect Elderly Clients From Financial Abuse"2011
Thursday lunch seriesRecent Developments in Legal Malpractice Law2008
Lawyers in Transition ConferenceNavigating the Court System: A Guide for Lawyers Returning to the Profession2007
"Investing in Residential Real Estate"Landlord-tenant law2003
"How to Purchase a Condominium"Condominium Law2002