WALTERSLACEY LLP Massachusetts Attorneys

...committed to your success.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Occasionally you may find yourself involved in a lawsuit.  Our commitment to you is to work diligently and zealously on your behalf whether you are a plaintiff seeking relief from the courts of our state and federal government or you find yourself defending against a lawsuit. We maintain up-to-date research facilities and are equipped to handle a wide range of legal disputes. Based on our experience, we bring a "big firm" expertise but based on our lower overhead, we can do so at cost-effective prices.


Whether it involves complex business litigation, personal injury, contract issues, or real estate disputes, including eminent domain cases, we are fully prepared to advocate zealously on behalf of our clients.


Mr. Walters has tried cases in the Massachusetts District, Superior, Probate, Land, and Housing Courts and in the Federal District Court.  He has also represented clients on appeals before the Supreme Judicial Court, Massachusetts Court of Appeals, and the Federal Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


For those who wish to use alternatives to the courts in resolving disputes, we are experienced in representing clients in arbitration, mediation, negotiation and other similar non-court settings.

Services we provide:

  • Drafting and service of demand letters;
  • Pursuit of accounts receivable;
  • Defense against lawsuits;
  • Advocacy in all stages of disputes;
  • Drafting and filing of civil complaints, answers, and all types of motions;
  • And more -- please ask.


Representative client matters:

  • Won month-long jury trial, including all levels of appeals, on behalf of a construction management company for owner’s failure to pay balance of contract for a commercial development project;
  • Successfully defended suit on behalf of Christian school concerning school’s unwillingness to advance student to higher grade due to student’s academic failings;
  • Represented historic church in dispute over endowment trust funds managed by third party charity;
  • Represented private foundation in successful appeal of United States Patent and Trademark Office’s refusal to register service marks;
  • Successfully defended contractor against a six-figure negligent construction claim achieving a $0 jury verdict;
  • Represented religious denomination in litigation and successful mediation of property disputes with seceding local parishes;
  • Represented church in Federal District Court and Land Court with respect to claims arising under the Federal Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act lawsuit (RLUIPA);
  • Successfully litigated and settled will contest of Greek-born naturalized U.S. citizen in dispute amongst American and Canadian family members.

Past results do not guarantee future success.