Brian J. McLaughlin
Brian J. McLaughlin is a strong, compassionate, and adaptive lawyer and practices in the areas of family law, divorce, real estate, special education law, disability law, and both unemployment and veterans benefits. He uses his experience with mediation and collaborative law to give the best legal advice to his clients. Brian zealously represents his clients, researching all possible legal issues to their fullest extent.
Brian is currently undergoing CASA volunteer training, as he will become appointed by the Court to write briefs to help judges determine the best interest of the child. Brian is a part of the Child Requiring Assistance program, where he is appointed as a child’s lawyer when they are going through difficult legal issues such as parent divorces or trouble with their school. Brian holds children’s protections and rights in the utmost regard.
Brian currently collaborates with the Volunteer Lawyer Project, helping those who are in need of counsel obtain their unemployment benefits. Brian has extensive knowledge of the policies and procedures of the Department of Unemployment Assistance. Brian also serves on the board of Shelter Legal Services whose mission is “to promote self-sufficiency, stability, and financial security through comprehensive and accessible legal services.” In addition to his work with low-income clients, Brian also serves on the Assistive Technology Loan Committee, which seeks to provide low interest loans to folks seeking to obtain assistive technology. He was also co-chair of the Legal Policy Committee for the Special Needs Advocacy Network (SPAN).
Brian also has given countless presentations concerning disabilities and accessibility issues and was cited in the Boston Globe as part of a wheelchair accessible task force sting in downtown Boston. Click here to read the article.
His experience includes working with both the state and federal government. As an Intelligence Analyst for the Federal Bure