Sandra E. Lundy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Brookline, MA

LundyLegal, LLC
 | 1309 Beacon St, Suite 300
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: 617-651-3206
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Appellate (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    As of January 2021, Attorney Sandra E. Lundy has joined the legal team at Richardson Law.  Headquartered in Cataumet, MA, with offices in Nantucket, Falmouth, and Brookline, Richardson Law is committed to skilled, effective, caring advocacy in all family law matters. Ms. Lundy focuses her practice on family law and assists Massachusetts families in cases involving adoptions, child support, contempt, custody, divorce, divorce coaching, domestic violence, modifications, paternity, LGBTQ relationships and same-sex marriage. She is a Guardian ad Litem and a Mediator as well as a Litigator. Her passion is protecting the parental and property rights of her clients. Sandy knows that divorce, custody, paternity, and other family law matters can be stressful and costly.  Her goal is to minimize these challenges and help you move forward with confidence.

    Sandy has more than 30 years of legal experience. She is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts state courts and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st and 4th Circuits.

    In addition to her law practice, Sandy has authored numerous publications on family law topics and participated in conferences and seminars as a speaker, panelist or moderator. She has earned recognition from organizations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts. In 2016, she was named one of the “50 top women of law” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  Sandy has been named a Super Lawyer for three years in a row.

    Sandyenjoys educating others on legal related topics. She is a mentor in the Women’s Bar Foundation Family Law Project for Battered Women and has taught at Boston University School of Law, Northeastern University School of Law and Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.

    After graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in international service and literature, Sandy earned her law degree from Yale Law School. She also holds a master’s degree and a doctorate degree in English literature from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and is a certified financial litigator through the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators.  She is a court-certified Mediator, Guardian ad Litem, and Conciliator. 

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Appeals


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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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    About Sandra Lundy

    Admitted: 1988, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage:


    • Community Service Award, Massachusetts Bar Association, 1997
    • Outstanding Service Award, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, 1992
    • Unsung Hero Award, Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women's Service Groups/Jane Doe Safety Fund, 1993
    • 50 Top Women of Law , MA Lawyers Weekly, 2016
    • Award for Work on behalf of Battered Women, Women's Bar Association, 1993

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Financial Litigator, American Academy of Financial Litigators, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • District of Massachusetts, 1989
    • Vice President of Operations, Women's Bar Association, 2018 - Present
    • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1988
    • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1994
    • First Circuit Court of Appeals, 1991

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2016 - Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Clinical Fellow, Boston Medical Center Domestic Violence Research, Education, and Advocacy Project, Domestic Violence Institute, Northeastern University School of Law, 1999 - 2000
    • Clinical Assistant Instructor/Mentor, Domestic Violence Probate and Family Court Litigation Seminar, Northeastern University School of Law, Winter Quarter 1998 - 1999
    • Adjunct Instructor, Boston University School of Law, 1993 - 1994
    • Domestic Violence Issues, forthcoming in Paternity and the Law of Parentage (MCLE, 3rd ed.)
    • When DCF Steps Into Your Case. Ed., with others (MCLE, 2017)
    • Legal Analysis: Magazu and the Expansion of Agency Power, Boston Bar Journal, Fall 2016 At
    • Change From Within: The Massachusetts Trial Court's Access to Justice Initiative, 47 New England Law Review On Remand 69, 2013
    • Preventing and Protecting Against Domestic Violence, in Representing Nontraditional Families. Ed. K. Triantafillou. (MCLE, 2000)
    • An Evaluation of Rhode Island's Violence Against Women STOP Formula Grants. Author and Principal Investigator. (BOTEC Analysis Corp., 2000)
    • Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change. Co-ed. With B. Leventhal (Sage, 1999)
    • Equal Protection/Equal Safety: Representing Victims of Same-Sex Partner Abuse, in Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change, Supra
    • Assisting Victims of Same-Sex Domestic Violence, Florida Domestic Violence Law. Ed. (Florida Bar Association, 1995, reprinted 1996)
    • Abuse That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Assisting Victims of Lesbian and Gay Domestic Violence in Massachusetts, 28 New Eng. L. Rev. 273, 1994
    • Leaving the Nest: Employee Preparation to Compete, ABA Bus. Torts Newsletter, Oct. 1990
    • Starting a TRO Project, 96 Yale L.J. 1985, with Gary Brown and Karen Keitel, 1987
    • I Do, But I Can't: Immigration Policy and Gay Domestic Relationships, 5 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 185, 1986
    • Program Organizer and Presenter, When DCF Steps Into Your Case. MCLE, Boston, MA. May 16, 2017. To be repeated Summer, 2018
    • Program Organizer and Moderator, Preparing Your Client for Life After Divorce. Social Law Library, Boston, MA. January 26, 2016
    • Speaking Their Language: Writing for the Justices. Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Seminar, Boston, MA. May 16, 2015
    • Editor, Boston Bar Journal Board of Editors, 2016 - Present
    • Challenging the Status Quo: Nonmarital Children, in Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts, Supra
    • Executive Editor, Yale Law & Policy Review, Yale Law School
    • Mentor, Women’s Bar Foundation, Family Law Project, 2016 - Present
    • Challenging the Status Quo: Divorce, in Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts. Eds. Hon. Patti B. Saris, Hon. Margot Botsford, and Barbara Berenson (MCLE, 2012)
    • Changing Lives Through Literature, Newton District Court, 2014 - 2015
    • Adjunct Instructor, Legal Practice/Legal Writing, Northeastern University School of Law, 2000 - 2001

    Educational Background:

    • Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Major: English Literature, 1982
    • American University School of International Service, B.A., magna cum laude, Major: International Service and Literature
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    Office Location for Sandra E. Lundy

    1309 Beacon St
    Suite 300
    Brookline, MA 02446

    Phone: 617-651-3206

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