Attorney Maura Sullivan

Attorney Maura Sullivan

Maura Sullivan

Maura Sullivan is an advocate and attorney who is committed to mediation, collaborative law and other conflict resolution strategies.

As an experienced legal generalist, Maura has focused her efforts on enhancing the quality of life for her clients, most recently in the areas of family and probate law. Governed by the twin core beliefs of empowerment and self-determination, Maura is committed to respectfully resolving disputes, often with people in crisis and under volatile circumstances. Whether in the role of advisor, consultant, counsel, mediator or facilitator, Maura uses a balanced approach of objective analysis , while considering the interests of all stake-holders, to help create positive outcomes for participants.

A graduate of Northeastern University and New England School of Law, Maura spent several years as a allied health professional prior to beginning here legal career. Her health care background has been instrumental in helping her adopt a holistic approach with clients, advocating more effectively for those with developmental needs, personal injuries and disabilities and other mental and physical health issues.

Maura is a frequent public speaker, guest lecturer, and corporate trainer on topics related to consumer education in legal matters and collaborative conflict resolution She serves as a local cable television moderator and producer, and has held leadership positions with numerous professional and local organizations.

She can be reached at maurasullivan@verizon.net

Practice Areas

Maura has over 30 years of practice experience, most recently focused in family law and probate matters. She can offer a variety of approaches, including: uncontested matters, negotiated matters, contested matters.

Family law

  • Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony / Spousal Support
  • Division of Property
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Separate Support (Legal Separation)
  • Modifications
  • Related Equity Matters

Other Probate Matters

  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Estate Plans (Modest Estates)
  • Probate of Estates
  • Related Equity Actions

Other Activities

Maura has extensive experience in designing and presenting programs in public and private forums, most recently for the Massachusetts Association of Independent Insurance Agents and Sun Life Insurance Company.

Education

Boston Bouve College, Northeastern University
BS, Physical Therapy

New England School of Law
Juris Doctorate

Recent Activities

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council
Board Member 2014 – Present
Southeastern Practice Group Civil Leasder
SEMass Practice Group Leader
Civil / Business Committee Member

 

Special Interests

  • How to manage emotions in real life situations
  • The neuro-science of physical and emotional effects of stress and conflict