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Law Office Of
Lawrence L. Hale

128 Main Street
Suite 7
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-2900
Toll-Free: 800-357-2500
Fax: 508-866-2997
Email: lhale@halelaw.net

141 Route 6A
Suite 7
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-4700

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Since 1974

Attorney Profiles

Lawrence L. Hale
Carver, Massachusetts
phone (508) 866-2900
fax (508) 866-2997
email Email Me

I am a sole practitioner with general practice of law in Carver and Sandwich, Massachusetts. My areas of law practice are wide and varied, including administrative, Chapter 7, 12 and 13 bankruptcies, Chapter 11 Business and Personal bankruptcy, business, civil trials, corporate, criminal in District Courts, domestic relations, mediation, elder law, estate planning, family law, landlord-tenant, mobile homes, municipal law, real estate and real estate development. I have been located in Carver since January, 1990 and in Sandwich since November, 2014. I spend one day per month in pro bono work at the Carver Counsel on Aging.

I was a sole practitioner with a general practice of law in most of those areas in middleborough, Massachusetts. In addition to my practice, I was a member of the Middleborough Planning Board from 1986 through 1989.

I was a principal in the firm of Hale & Hale, P.C. with my brother, Douglas A. Hale, Esquire. I was responsible primarily for business, estate planning and real estate, while my brother was primarily responsible for the areas involving litigation.

I was an associate with the Boston firm of Kisloff, Hoch, Shuman & Flanagan. Further, I worked for them during my work quarters in law school and from graduation from law school until I became a member of the Massachusetts Bar in December, 1974.

I attended Middleborough public schools, played sport and was active in the music program. I was a member of the National Honor Society, and graduated with honors. I attended Boston University for my undergraduate education, and I graduated from the School of Business Administration (now School of Management) with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude in 1968. I started Northeastern University school of Law as a member of the first class in the reopened Law School in 1968. In November, 1968, I was accepted in the U.S. Coast Guard Officer Candidate School. I reentered Northeastern University School of Law, and graduated in 1974 with a degree of Juris Doctor.

I attended and graduated Officer Candidate School of the United States Coast Guard in June, 1969 and was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. After receiving my commission I was stationed on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter VIGILANT until September, 1971, and was assigned as First Lieutenant (head of the Deck Department), Gunnery Officer, Exchange Officer and Deck Watch Officer. I remained in the Reserves and was appointed Commanding Officer of the New Bedford Vessel Unit. In 1978 I elected to become a member of the inactive Reserves due to he demands of the legal practice. In 1989 I was honorably discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

I was born and raised in Middleborough, Massachusetts. My father was a sole practitioner with a general practice of law in Middleborough until he was appointed a Justice of the Superior Court in 1967 and the first Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court in 1972. Both my sister and brother are attorneys.

My wife, Elizabeth C. Hale, received her certificate in Paralegal Studies from Northeastern University in 1995, and works with me.

My hobbies include sailing, gardening, boat repair, playing bass trombone and banjo, singing, reading, carpentry, bicycling, walking, and computers.

Areas of Practice:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy Law
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Child Support
Contracts
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Family Law
Franchising
Landlord/Tenant
Mergers & Acquisitions
Personal Injury
Probate & Estate Administration
Real Estate Law
State, Local & Municipal Law
Trusts
Wills
Divorce Mediation
Business and Corporate
Chapter 7, 13 and 11 Bankruptcies
Business
Civil Trials
Corporate
Criminal in District Courts
Domestic Relations
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Mobile Homes
Municipal Law
Litigation Percentage:
Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1974
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1975
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1975
Education:
Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1974
Juris Doctor
Boston University, 1968
Bachelor of Science
with Honors: Cum Laude
Major: Business Administration


Honors and Awards:
With Honors


National Honor Society, Member


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Middleborough Planning Board, 1986 - 1989
Member


Past Employment Positions:
Hale & Hale, P.C., Principal, 1976 - 1984


Kisloff, Hoch, Shuman & Flanagan, Associate, 1974 - 1976


U.S. Coast Guard Reserves, Lieutenant Commander, 1989


Lawrence L. Hale, Middleborough, Massachusetts, Sole Practitioner


United States Coast Guard, 1969


U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant, 1971


Gunnery Officer, Exchange Officer and Deck Watch Officer, First Lieutenant


New Bedford Vessel Unit, Commanding Officer


Serving Southeastern Massachusetts and Upper Cape Cod Including the communities of Carver, Plymouth, Brockton, Bourne, Middleborough, New Bedford, Barnstable, Falmouth, Wareham, Rochester, Plympton, Halifax, Marshfield, Bridgewater, Mattapoisett, Sandwich, Mashpee, Marstons Mills, Forestdale, Sagamore, Sagamore Beach, Monument Beach, Pocasset, Cataument, Woods Hole, Otis, Hyannis, Lakeville, Freetown, Taunton, Duxbury, Kingston, and Marion

Plymouth County • Bristol County • Barnstable County • Norfolk County

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128 Main Street | Suite 7 | Carver, MA 02330 | 508-866-2900 | 800-357-2500
141 Route 6A | Suite 7 | Sandwich, MA 02563 | 508-888-4700 EMAIL US