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Laura J. Cervizzi

Laura J. Cervizzi — Founder

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Laura founded Cervizzi & Associates in 2002 and has been recognized as a distinguished family law practitioner concentrating in domestic relations litigation in Massachusetts. She has more than 20 years of experience in practice and began her career in litigation as an Assistant District Attorney for Middlesex County. In 1992, Laura joined White, Inker and Aronson, a prestigious Boston law firm historically notable for its contribution to the development of modern divorce and family law in Massachusetts. In alignment with her creative and innovative method of practice, Laura established a family law firm with offices in North Reading, Boston and Beverly in recognition of the need for quality, affordable and flexible legal services in a boutique setting. Laura has successfully represented clients in a broad range of family law issues, including divorce, custody, support, parental rights, complex property division, modification and contempt actions. In 2010, she was awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished Attorney Award and was recently recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as a 2011 VIP Professional Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal profession.

Admitted to practice

  • Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1992

Awards and honors

  • Earned Certified Financial Litigator designation from the AACFL
  • BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®—a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards
  • Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished Attorney Award, 2010
  • Awarded VIP Professional Woman of the Year, National Association of Professional Women, 2010–2011
  • Voted top 10 Best Female Attorneys of 2016 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Voted top 10 Attorneys of 2017 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award recognized for Excellence, Overall Value, Responsiveness and Communication Ability


  • Suffolk University, J.D., 1988
  • Merrimack College, B.A., Political Science, 1983
  • American University, Criminal Justice Semester

Professional memberships

  • American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Middlesex Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Board of Directors, Justinian Law Society, 1992–present
  • Beverly Rotary Club
  • MBA Mentoring Circle Coordinator


  • Notary Public, 2010 – Present