Stone, Stone & Creem is a unique law firm in the heart of Boston concentrating in the areas of Family Law, Probate Law and Real Estate Law.
The firm has a long-standing tradition of providing superior legal representation. Stone, Stone & Creem's goal is to provide each client with top quality legal advice and representation to achieve a favorable result in all areas of practice. Stone, Stone & Creem achieves this goal by providing each of their clients with individual attention and creating a personalized, streamlined plan to achieve the desired results. Stone, Stone and Creem is also a member of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms since 2010. As part of this network, Stone, Stone and Creem has affiliated with other boutique law firms in Massachusetts to enable us to comfortably refer our clients with legal needs outside of family law to other top-notch attorneys who can assist them within the Commonwealth or the United States.
One Washington Mall
Boston MA 02108
Family law can be a complex and emotional area of the law.
A family law matter is rarely simple and each case requires its own approach. Retaining experienced counsel is essential to ensuring that your rights and welfare will be protected. Stone, Stone & Creem specializes in all areas of family law. Stone, Stone & Creem's attorneys are dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality of legal representation in the area of family law. Our attorneys have the requisite experience, knowledge, and compassion to provide effective counsel and support to clients who are involved in the divorce process or other litigation. Stone, Stone & Creem works directly with clients in a hands-on approach to assist them in navigating their way through what is often a difficult process. At Stone, Stone & Creem, every case is treated as a priority. We work closely with our clients throughout the entire process to ensure that clients are kept fully informed and provided input in decision-making regarding their case. The collegial and dedicated work environment within Stone, Stone & Creem carries over to our clients. All of us at Stone, Stone & Creem work together to provide the best possible legal representation to our clients and to make sure that they obtain the result best suited for them whether through litigation or settlement. Stone, Stone & Creem's Family Law practice includes: -Divorce -Appeals -Separation -Child Custody and Visitation -Alimony -Asset Division -Child Support -Post-Judgment Modifications -Complaints for Contempt -Paternity Actions -Interstate Removal -Pre-nuptial Agreements -Abuse Protection Complaints -Non-traditional Family Issues -Adoptions
Gayle Stone-Turesky has been an attorney in the field of family and probate law for over 30 years. Following her admission to the Massachusetts Bar and the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts in 1980, Ms. Stone-Turesky joined her mother, father and sister at their family practice, Stone, Stone and Creem. Since that time, she has established herself as one of Boston's most well-known family law attorneys. Ms. Stone-Turesky has focused her practice in the areas of divorce, modification, custody, paternity, pre-marital agreements, guardianships, appeals, and administrations of estates. She currently serves as Public Administrator for Middlesex County.
Ms. Stone-Turesky graduated with honors from Simmons College in 1977. Ms. Stone-Turesky received her law school education at New England School of Law and graduated cum laude in 1980. While at New England School of Law, Ms. Stone-Turesky was the managing editor of the New England Journal on Prison Law.
Ms. Stone-Turesky is very active in the Massachusetts legal community. She has served on the Council of the Boston Bar Association, previously chaired the Solo and Small Firm Section, and was a member of the Educational Committee. She is the former Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. She is a member of Family Law Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association. She served as the Family Law Section Editor for the Section Review Magazine of the Massachusetts Bar Association where she co-authored a case review article on the status of removalin the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association, The Divorce Center, and the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court. In 2005 and thereafter, Ms. Stone-Turesky was selected to be one of Boston Magazine's "Super Lawyers" in the area of Family Law. In 2007, Ms. Stone-Turesky was appointed to serve as a member of the Child Support Guidelines Task Force. She has since been asked to serve on the "Access to Justice" Task Force.
Ms. Stone-Turesky obtained her Mediation Training Certificate and her Advanced Divorce Mediation Training Certificate in 1993. She currently uses mediation skills in her private practice and serves as a Mediator for the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association Dispute Resolution Center.
Ms. Stone-Turesky is also very active in the Boston public interest legal community. She is involved with the Senior Lawyers Project and the Middlesex Bar Conciliation. She previously served on the Board of the Newton League of Women's Voters and The Newton Child Care Commission.
Ms. Stone-Turesky has also been involved as a faculty member in various lectures and seminars for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, The Boston Bar Association, The Massachusetts Bar Association and The Divorce Center.
Cynthia Stone Creem has established herself as one of Boston's best attorneys, specializing in the area of domestic relations law for almost 40 years. Ms. Creem was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1967 at which time she joined her family's law firm where she began focusing on family and probate matters. She works primarily in the areas of divorce, custody modifications, alimony, child support, paternity, appeals and estate administration. She also performs services of Special Master for private parties and as appointed by the Court.
Ms. Creem received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University in 1964. She continued her education at Boston University School of Law where she earned her law degree in 1966. In 2003, Ms. Creem was given the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Boston University School of Management.
Ms. Creem is a member of both the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association where she served as former Chair of the Family Law Section. She is also a Women's Bar Association Fellow. In 2005 and thereafter, Ms. Creem was selected as one of Boston Magazine's "Super Lawyers" in the area of Family Law.
In 1998, Ms. Creem was elected to the Massachusetts State Senate to represent the First Middlesex and Norfolk District. During her first four years in the State Senate, she served as Chair of the Criminal Justice Committee. In 2003, she was asked to Chair the Revenue Committee. She is currently Co-Chair of the Judiciary Committee and serving her sixth term as Senator.
Ms. Creem is the Former President of the Newton Board of Aldermen. Additionally, Ms. Creem was a member of the Governor's Council from 1994-1998.
Judith McKinnon has been with the firm since September 2000. Ms. McKinnon concentrates her practice in the area of domestic relations including divorce, custody agreements, modifications, appeals, child support and paternity matters.
Ms. McKinnon received her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College in 1996, and her law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 1999. She was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in December 1999. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McKinnon worked as a law clerk in the Massachusetts Probate and Family court, where she had the opportunity to work closely with many of the States' Probate Judges.
Ms. McKinnon is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association, the Middlesex County Bar Association, and the Essex County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court. Additionally, Ms. McKinnon currently serves as the Vice President of the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers ("MAWL"). In addition, Ms. McKinnon is also a member of the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments as the MAWL representative. Ms. McKinnon is currently involved in various public interest initiatives including the Volunteer Lawyer's Project and the Middlesex Bar Conciliation. She was named as a "Rising Star" in the Massachusetts Rising Stars in 2007 and each year thereafter.
Katie J. Donahue joined the firm as an Associate in September 2010. Ms. Donahue concentrates her practice in the area of domestic relations including divorce, custody, child support and paternity matters.
Ms. Donahue graduated from Siena College magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Spanish in 2005. She earned her law degree from New England School of Law in 2008, completing internships with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Domestic Violence Unit, the Women's Bar Foundation and Casa Myrna Vazquez. Ms. Donahue was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2008.
Prior to joining Stone, Stone & Creem, Ms. Donahue served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court in the Administrative Office, as well as in Middlesex, Norfolk and Worcester Counties. During her two years as a law clerk, Ms. Donahue assisted the Justices of the Probate and Family Court with a variety of domestic relations, probate and equity matters.
Ms. Donahue is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association. She is active on the Legislative Committee of the Family Law Section of the Boston Bar Association and is a board member of the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers.