Michael C. Hackett

Mr. Hackett is a transactional attorney concentrating in the area of corporate and general business law. His expertise extends to a variety of business law matters including: formation of business entities; development of business planning and growth strategies; documenting and closing financing and equity deals; negotiating and drafting commercial contracts; conducting business mergers and acquisitions; and handling corporate governance matters.

Mr. Hackett’s areas of practice includes:

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Nicholas J. Hemond

Mr. Hemond concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation and government affairs where he regularly represents clients in civil, criminal defense, and family court matters. He possesses a comprehensive background in legislative matters, government relations and municipal law matters, working with local leaders on a daily basis to ensure his clients’ interests are strongly and effectively communicated, understood, and advanced. Mr. Hemond is a zealous litigator who regularly handles complex personal injury, criminal defense and divorce/child custody matters in courts throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

He also serves as the Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Central Falls, prosecuting hundreds of the city’s misdemeanor criminal cases in district court each year and serves as legal counsel to the City’s Zoning Board of Review. Mr. Hemond regularly aids clients in navigating the complicated development and regulatory process before local zoning and planning boards throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Mr. Hemond’s areas of practice includes:

Additionally, Mr. Hemond represents numerous restaurants and other hospitality industry businesses in obtaining and maintaining food, liquor and entertainment licenses granted by state and municipal licensing authorities.

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    As the New Year turns, we often make resolutions for improving our lives in the coming year. We promise to eat healthier, to exercise, and to be more organized in our finances. One of the most important ways to improve our lives is to take concrete steps to plan for your estate. Estate plans are not just for the wealthy or those getting along in years. They are for everyone who has other people that depend on them or for anyone who wants to leave a legacy. Read our full client alert to learn how our attorney's can help you with your resolutions. Read More

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