McEvoyGeraldine P. McEvoy

Founding partner Geraldine (“Geri”) P. McEvoy focuses her practice on all areas of domestic relations. She has been involved in the legal industry for over 21 years, beginning with her undergraduate work at Our Lady of the Elms in Chicopee, Massachusetts, where she earned a BA degree in paralegal studies and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She went on to earn at JD degree from Suffolk University Law School.

Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and United States Supreme Court, Geri is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Middlesex Bar Association, Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers, Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. She is a certified mediator, Guardian Ad Litem, discovery master, special master and conciliator, and a founding member of the Attorneys Representing Children (ARC) Program in the Middlesex County Probate & Family Court.

As an experienced litigator, Geri prides herself on her compassionate approach to guiding clients through the litigation maze. She focuses on demystifying the process, empowering the client, de-escalating animosity and polarization between the parties, and concentrating on issues that impact the outcome.

While Geri’s work often involves representing clients in contentious, contested litigation, she does not shy away from negotiations and settlement. As a certified mediator and a volunteer conciliator for the Middlesex Probate & Family Court, she has assisted countless parties in reaching complete resolution of their legal issues. Her professionalism and expertise in reaching settlements is widely admired and she trains colleagues as conciliators through the Boston Bar Association. Geri prides herself on finding creative solutions and bringing the parties to a middle ground – especially when the parties believe their issues are insoluble.

Often praised for her fair and ethical approach to each case, Geri has a reputation for successfully resolving difficult and emotionally charged cases. She believes that logic, rationality, and common sense play important roles in every legal issue.

Known for her personal warmth and sense of humor, Geri bonds easily with co-workers, colleagues, and clients who appreciate her reputation as a straight shooter who strives to set realistic expectations and proposes viable settlement options.