Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law

Boston Real Estate and General Practice Attorney

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Firm Overview

Applying 28 years of experience to your legal matter

When you're facing the Massachusetts legal system, do you want an attorney who really cares about your needs? Do you want to retain an attorney who is responsive and accessible? When attorney Barbara J. Macy takes your case, it's because she really wants to help resolve your legal problems. She provides each client with personal attention and works hard to address his or her individual situation.

Barbara brings unsurpassed credentials and experience to every case. She is AV Preeminent Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell for her legal ability and professional ethics; this is the highest recognition possible in the legal rating industry. And with the knowledge and skills she has gained from more than two decades in practice, she can protect your rights while staying mindful of the big picture.

Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law can help you with:
-Real estate
-Civil litigation
-Family law
-Discrimination
-Employment law
-Personal injury
-Criminal defense
-Probate disputes
-Gay & lesbian legal issues
-Wills
-Estate planning

Emphasizing accessibility and client service
Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law has a client-oriented practice, providing thoughtful and thorough professional services in a variety of legal areas. On lawyers.com, she has earned a 5.0 out of 5.0 client rating for her ability to communicate with clients, responsiveness, quality of service and value for the money. Read what one client had to say:

Barbara J. Macy is attentive, thorough, straightforward and empathic. She is very knowledgeable about many different areas of the law. Barbara J. Macy has all the potential outcomes of a situation in mind and advises accordingly. She is realistic and tries to mediate rather than invite alienation. I felt in very good hands, both for the divorce and also for the purchase of my home. She has a great sense of humor and is very curious about her clients. I very strongly recommend Barbara J. Macy.

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Call Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law at 617-720-4005 or contact us online to schedule your initial consultation.
Main Office

Main Office
65A Atlantic Avenue
Third Floor
Boston  MA  02110

Phone
  • 617-720-4005
Real Estate
Experienced Boston Real Estate Lawyer
Attorney Barbara J. Macy applies her extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 25 years of experience in real estate law, she can help you with:
-Residential home purchases and sales
-Condominium Associations
-Real estate contracts
-Homestead questions
-Title disputes
-Foreclosures
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Zoning

Real estate transaction attorney
From offer to sale, Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law applies her high standards of legal practice when representing clients buying and selling real estate, so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. She can:
-Draft or review your sales contract
-Negotiate real estate agreements
-Conduct your cash real estate closing
-Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
-Review your lending documents

Real estate litigation attorney
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law possesses the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.


Real estate negotiator
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law guides negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

Barbara J. Macy

Barbara J. Macy is AV Preeminent Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell for her legal ability and professional ethics; this is the highest recognition possible in the legal rating industry.

Practice areas
-Civil litigation
-Real estate
-Employment law
-Wrongful discharge
-Family law
-Non-traditional family law
-Divorce
-Probate litigation
-Criminal defense
-Lesbian and gay law

Other Professional Activities
-Trained mediator (completed sufficient hours to qualify for confidentiality under Massachusetts law)
-Mediator for residential foreclosure issues in cases pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court through joint program of the Bankruptcy Court and the Real Estate Bar Association
-Volunteer Lawyer for the Day at Suffolk Probate & Family Court
-Member Society of Fellows, Mass. Bar Foundation, since 1994, served numerous times on committees reviewing grant applications submitted to the Massachusetts Bar Foundation requesting funding from IOLTA
-Volunteer conciliator for Boston Municipal Court civil cases through Boston Bar Association program
-Ethics Editor, "Representing Gay and Lesbian Families," Massachusetts Continued Legal Education 2000

Admitted
-Massachusetts, 1985
-U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1985
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Education
-Northeastern University, J.D., 1984
-Boston University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1980

Associations and memberships
-Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts
-Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar Association
Education
  • Northeastern University
    Juris Doctorate
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