Maureen E. Curran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Law Office of Maureen E. Curran
 | 33 Broad Street, Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 888-910-8343
Fax: 617-227-4105
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2009, 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Maureen E. Curran is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Maureen E. Curran, LLC, which has law offices in Boston and Lynnfield, Massachusetts. A top-rated and award-winning attorney with nearly 30 years of total legal experience, Ms. Curran provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Boston and all of the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Probate and trust litigation

    · Guardianships and guardianship litigation

    Over the course of her legal practice, Ms. Curran has represented the needs of numerous families, individuals, beneficiaries and trustees in highly complex, emotionally charged cases involving a wide range of estate contests, probate disputes, guardianship matters and trust litigation. As an attorney, she has gained a reputation for her extensive experience, preparedness for trial and unwavering dedication to helping her clients achieve the favorable outcomes they seek efficiently and cost-effectively.

    A leader in her field, Ms. Curran has also served as adjunct lecturer at Boston College Law School, where she facilitated courses on pretrial litigation and other subjects. She worked with the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, where she chaired a committee that helped establish a pilot program for a fiduciary litigation session, and she has served as co-chair of the probate council and probate litigation practice group of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

    Before pursuing her legal career, Ms. Curran served as a court reporter for nearly 20 years, so she has a wealth of knowledge and insight into her area's courts and proceedings. She is an active member of the Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court, the Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys as well as the Boston, American and Women's Bar Associations, among her other professional affiliations.

    Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Curran received the Public Service Award from Massachusetts Bar Association in 2016 and the Award of Excellence from Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court in 2017. She has also earned consistent top ratings on Martindale-Hubbell as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers.

    A 1988 summa cum laude graduate of Merrimack College, Ms. Curran obtained her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1991. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st and 6th Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Appellate
    • 10%General Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2009, 2018 - 2021

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    About Maureen Curran

    Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage:


    • Award of Excellence from Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court, November 8, 2017
    • Public Service Award from Massachusetts Bar Association, July 13, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn
    • Boston College Alumni Council, 2006–2007
    • Member of Boston College Law School Alumni Council and President
    • Boston Bar Association
    • Boston Probate & Estate Planning Forum
    • Massachusetts Bar Association (Co-Chair, Probate Council; Co Chair, Probate Practice Litigation Group)
    • 1998: U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; and U.S. Supreme Court
    • 1991: Massachusetts
    • 1992: U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
    • Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Probate Council, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member of the Human Rights Committee for Goodwill, Boston, 2012

    Educational Background:

    • Merrimack College, summa cum laude

    Industry Groups

    • Massachusetts Bar Association Probate Council
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    Office Location for Maureen E. Curran

    33 Broad Street
    Boston, MA 02109

    Phone: 888-910-8343

    Fax: 617-227-4105

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