Legal Services – Suburbs North

Suburbs North (Beverly, Salem, Saugus, Stoneham, Woburn)

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Anthony C. Adamopoulos Esq. **

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Anthony C. Adamopoulos’ Divorce Resolution Services Address 133 Washington Street Salem MA 01970 Phone: (978) 744-9591 Website:

Anthony believes divorce can be overwhelming and not a time to be alone. He is a skilled, experienced divorce mediator, divorce arbitrator and collaborative lawyer who concentrates in divorce resolution. He will help you select the correct divorce approach to secure a positive future.

Anthony has resolved divorce disputes for over 25 years. During those more than 25 years, he has had successful experience in Adversarial/Traditional Divorce, Collaborative Divorce, Divorce mediation, Divorce Arbitration and Limited Assistance Representation.

Shannon Murphy Barnes Esq. **

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Barnes and Leighton Address 70 Washington Street, #402 Salem MA 01970 Phone: (978) 744-5444 Fax: (978) 745-6209 Website:

Attorney Shannon Murphy Barnes provides representation in divorce, custody, modification and contempt proceedings in the Probate and Family Court. Attorney Barnes is a trained mediator and provides mediation services for family law matters and elder and adult family matters. In addition, Attorney Barnes is trained in collaborative divorce.

Finn & Eaton, P.C. **

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Attorneys at Law Address 400 TradeCenter Drive Suite 5900 Woburn MA 01801 Address 539 Lincoln Avenue Saugus MA 01906 Phone: (781) 484-1066 Fax: (339) 600-3000 Website:

Attorney Jonathan R. Eaton focuses his practice on family law, both in litigation and collaborative law, serving clients in the areas of divorce law, child custody & visitation disputes, modifications of existing judgments in the Probate & Family Courts, drafting and negotiating prenuptial agreements, and guardianships & conservatorships.

Attorney Christopher J. Finn focuses his family law practice on litigation in divorce, contempts, and modifications.  He frequently represents individuals in Essex County, Middlesex County, and Suffolk County.  Call 781 484-1066 to schedule a free one-hour consultation.

Johanna Gatta Esq.

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Law Offices of Johanna Gatta Address 61 Main Street Stoneham MA 02180 Phone: (617) 791-8887 Fax: (781) 944-1971 Website:

Attorney Johanna Gatta has dedicated her career to protecting families throughout Massachusetts who need experienced legal assistance for divorce, child custody, and other family law matters in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Worcester Counties. Attorney Johanna Gatta also offers divorce mediation services. Call (617)791-8887 to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation.

Lisa A. Jacobowitz Esq. **

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Gilmore and Jacobowitz, LLP Address Three Ellis Square Beverly MA 01915 Phone: (978) 927-7238 Fax: (978) 927-7631 Website:

Lisa A. Jacobowitz has focused her practice in the area of family law for over 30 years. She has represented clients in divorce, custody, visitation, support, guardianship and adoption matters. She has also represented numerous clients who have desired or been faced with, prenuptial agreements as well as those going through the mediation process as she has long been known as a “mediation friendly” lawyer. Attorney Jacobowitz is a trained mediator, collaborative lawyer and conciliator.

Scott C. Marks Esq. **

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Law Offices of Scott C. Marks Address 70 Washington Street Suite 405 Salem MA 01970 Phone: (978) 741-5655 Fax: (978) 744-3782 Website:

Attorney Marks has been practicing family law for over 30 years and believes that a negotiated solution is better than one that is ordered by the Court. He is experienced in collaborative practice and is a member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He also offers mediation services through his own practice and through the North Shore Community Mediation Center and the Essex County Bar Association and is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. Attorney Marks is also trained and experienced in Limited Assistance Representation.

Tony Pelusi Esq. **

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Tony Pelusi & Associates Address 41 Crossbow Lane North Andover MA 01845 Phone: (781) 944-9449 Website:

Tony Pelusi is an attorney and professional coach. When supporting clients as a parenting coordinator, Tony offers a unique blending of his legal acumen and coaching skills to create alignment where discord previously existed.

Tony is able to present his clients with an honest assessment of the outcomes and consequences of their intended course of action. He often co-creates with his clients a more effective and collaborative structure for achieving their goals without the aggravation and expense of resorting to court. And when the parties are unable or unwilling to agree Tony gives recommendations and/or makes decisions in the best interest of the impacted children.

Heather J. Smethurst Esq. **

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Address 491 Maple Street Suite 204 Danvers MA 01923 Phone: (978) 774-0100 Fax: (978) 560-0644 Website:

Heather J. Smethurst is a family law attorney practicing in Essex and
Middlesex Counties in Massachusetts and in Southern New Hampshire, is
trained in Collaborative Law, Mediation, was a social worker prior to
her legal career, is a court appointed conciliator and Attorney
Representing Children through the Essex Probate Court, Limited
Appearance Representation and is a Guardian ad Litem.

Attorney Smethurst believes strongly that most cases are best handled through
Mediation or the Collaborative Law process. A family law matter is
arguably the most stressful time in a person’s life and having an
advocate that is committed to resolving your case with the best
possible outcome for your family is a must. Attorney Smethurst feels
strongly that children must be the first priority in any family law
matter and will work with you to help transition your family to the
next phase of your lives.