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Maureen E. Curran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Law Office of Maureen E. Curran
33 Broad Street, Floor Ten, Suite 1002
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 888-910-8343
Fax: 617-227-4105
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2009, 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Appellate, General Litigation
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 over 30 years of total legal experience, Ms. Curran provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Boston and all 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.  She has been a member and most recently chair of the Probate Council for the Massachusetts Bar Association.  She is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation..

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 Boston Bar Association, 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
  • %Estate & Trust Litigation
  • %Appellate
  • %General Litigation

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2009, 2018 - 2022

About Maureen E. Curran

First Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.maureencurran.com/attorneys/maureen-e-curran/

Honors/Awards

  • 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

Educational Background

  • Merrimack College, summa cum laude

Pro bono/Community Service

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

Industry Groups

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

33 Broad Street
Floor Ten, Suite 1002
Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 888-910-8343

Fax: 617-227-4105

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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