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 Robert J. O'Regan

Robert J. O'Regan


Office Phone: 617.345.3650
Location: Boston, MA
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Bar Admissions:

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts


Mr. O'Regan has successfully represented clients involving commercial and employment matters, fiduciary duties of corporate officers and directors, trustees, and guardians. He also represents clients in complex divorce cases in which the valuation and division of business or trust assets are a primary issue.

Mr. O'Regan's expertise in civil and commercial litigation includes directors' and officers' liability, fidelity bond claims, real estate title issues, and discharges from employment. He has successfully represented businesses and individuals before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. His practice also includes representing professionals before licensing and disciplinary authorities.


Additional Information:




  • 1/20/2017, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - 2016 Lawyers of the Year: Robert J. O'Regan
    Robert J. O'Regan was featured in this interview by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
  • 4/18/2014, The Boston Herald - Brighton women arraigned in elder scam
    Robert O'Regan was quoted in this article by Marie Szaniszlo.
  • 3/8/2013, Wicked Local Newton - Andrew Migell ordered to pay $500K for 'ruthless' campaign to defraud mother
    Robert O'Regan was quoted in this article.
  • 7/25/2012, Union Leader - Attorney sees more cases of elder abuse
    Robert O'Regan was quoted in this article by Larissa Mulkern.

Recent Articles and Publications:

Robert J. O'Regan- Lawyers of the Year
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 20, 2017 by Eric Berkman
Robert J. O'Regan has been selected as one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 Lawyers of the Year for his outstanding professional accomplishments over the past year. O’Regan won two landmark decisions in 2016 - Pfannenstiehl v. Pfannenstiehl and Guardian v. Migell.

Pfannenstiehl: Out of a Mistake Comes Clarity
Trust & Estates, August 9, 2016

Protecting a Legacy from a Beneficiary's Ex-Spouse
Focus Newsletter, Fall 2013

Fiduciary Litigation in the Probate Court
MCLE, 2013
Editors: Peter Zupcofska and Lisa Cukier. Other Burns & Levinson contributing authors: Brian Bixby, Elizabeth Crowley, Lisa Cukier, Andrea Dunbar, Tiffany Howard, Robert O'Regan, Sharon Quinan, Susan Stenger and Peter Zupcofska.

Speaking Engagements:

Inns of Probate and Family Court Meeting, 1.10.2012
Location: The University of Massachusetts Club - Boston, MA
Role: Moderator
Topic: Determining Employability and Income in a Down Economy

After King: Fees and Costs in Probate Litigation, 2.11.2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Role: Speaker

How to Know Your Assets Serving as a Trustee in the Age of Madoff, 10.5.2009
Location: Boston Bar Association CLE Program
Role: Moderator

Easing the Pain of Divorce with Insurance, Annuities, Trusts and Estate Planning, 1.13.2009
Location: Boston, MA
Role: Panelist
Discussion of how to deal with existing insurance and realted products, as well as which ones to consider adding to the financial plans of the divorcing parties.