Practice Areas

Lane and Hamer has experience working in the following areas:

Civil Litigation

  • Trials – District and Superior Courts
  • Appeals – Massachusetts Appeals Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • Administrative hearings:  State and municipal boards


  • Wetlands permits and appeals (Conservation Commission)
  • Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proceedings

Business and Corporate

  • Business Planning
  • Business formation:  corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Business litigation

Real Estate

  • Residential and Commercial Purchase & Sales (Buyer or Seller)
  • Leases and rental agreements
  • Zoning and title issues
  • Planning and development
  • Tax abatements
  • Landlord/tenant issues

Family Law

  • Divorce – contested or uncontested
  • Separation
  • Child Support and Alimony
  • Visitation
  • Adoption


  • Estate Planning:  Wills, Trusts, Administration of Estates
  • Guardianships / Conservatorships