Marcia J. Mavrides

Top rated Family Law attorney in Boston, Massachusetts

Mavrides Law
Marcia J. Mavrides
Mavrides Law

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1983

Education: New England Law | Boston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

Mavrides Law

10 High Street
Suite 1002
Boston, MA 02110 Visit website


Marcia J. Mavrides is the lead attorney at Mavrides Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Mavrides devotes her practice to family law and serves clients in high net worth divorce matters as well as those involving alimony, child custody, child support and visitation. Her client base comes from Wellesley and the surrounding towns as well as throughout the Greater Boston area.

Ms. Mavrides earned her law degree from New England Law and has more than 30 years of experience. She is one of the top-rated women attorneys in an industry filled with grey-haired old men and is an extremely well-accomplished attorney and leader in Boston’s family law and divorce community. She is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Recognized for her contributions to the profession, Ms. Mavrides has attained an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available. She has been listed among the “Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and was named one of the “10 Best in Client Satisfaction” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2015.

Passionate about giving back to her community, Ms. Mavrides volunteers with the Norfolk Probate and Family Court’s pro bono program. She is a member of professional organizations, including the Boston, Hellenic, Norfolk County and Plymouth County Bar Associations, the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem as well as a founding member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1983, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Norfolk County Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers (MAWL), Member
  • National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1983
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Hellenic Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Member, 2010
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1983
  • Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Plymouth County Bar Association
  • American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators (AAFCL), Founding Member
  • Massachusetts Association of Guardian Ad Litems (MAGAL), Member, 2014
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, Member
  • Boston Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • New England School of Law Alumni Association, Member
  • American Registry, Member
  • Day Program, Norfolk County Probate & Family Court, Volunteer Attorney. Attorney Mavrides' practice includes representation of individuals on a pro bono basis
  • MA Collaborative Law Council (Mass CLC), Member
  • Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation, Inc. (MCFM), Member
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, AV Rated
  • AVVO Rated "10"
  • Top Attorneys in Massachusetts
  • Excellence in her Field, Press Release
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • AVVO Top Contributor
  • Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts
  • AVVO Rated "Client's Choice"
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • Top Women Lawyers in Family Law
  • Legal Leaders Boston Top Rated Lawyer
White Papers:
  • Although the facts of each divorce are unique, there are a number of considerations that are common in all divorces, whether there are children involved or not.  In general, there will be a division of assets and debt and a determination of whether spousal or child support should be paid by one spouse to the other.  Financial statements completed by each spouse should include not only income and living expenses, but also an itemization of assets (e.g. bank and investment accounts, retirement and pension accounts, stocks, real estate, trusts, collections, cash) and debt (e.g. charge cards, loans).   The financial statement is the primary informational summary used by the judge and attorneys for determining the financial condition of the spouse submitting this statement.  Will there be a need for spousal support or payment of child support?  Will one spouse be able to remain in the former marital house?  Is there a need for an abuse prevention order?  Does a spouse want to resume her maiden name after divorce?  All of these matters are part of the divorce resolution. , What is dealt with during a divorce?, Family Law, 2015
Educational Background:
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1977
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Brokers License, 1977
  • Family Law Mediation Certification, 1994

Office location for Marcia J. Mavrides

10 High Street
Suite 1002
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-723-9900


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

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