The Norwood and Springfield, Massachusetts Law Offices of Cynthia E. MacCausland provide high quality legal services in the areas of Domestic Relations and Child Welfare by combining legal expertise and compassion with attention to prompt client service. Cynthia represents and supports active duty members of the military, veterans of recent wars and their respective family members in all areas of her legal practice and provides à la Carte representation under the Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) model.
Cynthia employs a client centered approach, which appreciates the client as an individual and recognizes the importance of listening to and understanding the client’s goals, challenges and expectations. The approach emphasizes a lawyer-client relationship built on trust and encourages consistent and ongoing communication from commencement through resolution. She employs a similar method when engaging with opposing counsel and parties. While recognizing that litigation often results from a fundamental conflict, Cynthia seeks to foster positive and productive discussion and negotiation conducive to compromise and agreement.
Cynthia is active in the community participating in events and training seminars, engaging with her peers and serving on several committees with the Women’s Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association. In addition, she is an energetic and committed volunteer with the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project and Senior Partner’s For Justice making regular Appearances on behalf of client’s in crises and emergency situations. Such Appearances supplement a decade of community service, including contributions to Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, Lawyers Feed The Hungry and the Domestic Violence Institute at Northeastern University.
Attorney MacCausland has earned recognition from her peers having recently been nominated to Co-Chair the Pro-Bono Committee of the Boston Bar Association Family Law Section, to the Massachusetts Juvenile Bar Association Board of Directors and as a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. Additionally, Cynthia has been recognized for her innovative use of technology in her practice speaking as a panelist at the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Annual Conference of the Juvenile Bar Association on the topic of “Establishing and Maintaining a Paperless Office.”
Attorney MacCausland has recently opened a second office serving Western Masachusetts, including Hampden, Hampshire and Berkshire Counties. The office is located in The Walker Building 1242 Main Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. Cynthia will provide sliding scale, flat fee and limited assistance representation services in the areas of divorce, custody, support, paternity, guardianship and child welfare and juvenile matters from her new Springfield Office.