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Attorney Wilfred C. Driscoll, Jr.

After 25 years as a senior partner in one of the largest law firms in Bristol County, Massachusetts, I opened my own solo law practice in 2002. What sets my firm apart, and why so many of my clients refer friends and family to me when they have a legal problem, is superior service. I am highly accessible to my clients. I give every client my cell phone number. They can call 24/7. If I can't immediately take a call, I call back within 24 hours.

I also give my clients the time and attention they need. This is often their first interaction with the law and the court system. I understand that it can be confusing and even frustrating. I make sure my clients understand the process and what is happening with their case. My clients want a lawyer who listens to them and that's what I do.

Throughout my long career, I have gained extensive trial court experience in both civil and criminal matters. I have a reputation for being prepared, focused and effective in court.

  • I am a Commissioner to Qualify Public Officers.
  • I have been a designated Court Master, judging cases in Massachusetts Probate Court, and have served as a Guardian ad Litem.
  • I have been Qualified as an Expert Witness in real estate and fee testimony areas of law, and can testify on such matters in Massachusetts Superior, District and Probate Courts.
  • I am a certified and experienced divorce mediator in Massachusetts.
  • I have served as legal counsel to the Retirement Board of Fall River, the Community Development Service Center, and other entities.
  • I have been extensively involved in Juvenile Court litigation in cases involving Care & Protection (C&P) and Children In Need of Services (CHINS) matters.

If you would like to learn more about how I can assist with your legal matter, contact my Fall River law office to schedule an appointment.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Circuit Court of Appeals, 1977

Professional Organizations

  • Fall River Bar Associations
  • Bristol County Bar Associations
  • Massachusetts Bar Associations

Education

  • National Criminal Defense College, 2010
  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts Juris Doctor, 1976
  • Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts B.A., Political Science, 1973

Awards

  • 2008 Honorable Edward F. Hines, Jr. Scholarship Recipient

Professional Associations

Past board memberships:
  • Bristol County Bar Advocate Program
  • Fall River Board of Assessors
  • The Affordable Housing Corporation
  • The American Cancer Society
  • The Youth Resource Agency
  • The USS Battleship Massachusetts
  • Saint Anne's Hospital

Community Involvement

  • Sacred Heart Parish Soup Kitchen
  • 112th Boston Marathon
  • Greater Fall River Council on Alcoholism

Contact a Bristol County, MA Family Law Firm

Your initial consultation is FREE. I offer payment plans and flat-fee pricing for some legal matters. Call (508) 672-8718 or email the Law Offices of Wilfred C. Driscoll, Jr.

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