Our Firm

Clients | Attorneys | Focus

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy offers a broad litigation practice, extensive corporate, real estate, banking, intellectual property and health care practices, and sophisticated estate and probate practices. The firm is large enough to meet the diverse legal needs of a wide variety of clients yet small enough to allow prompt referrals to the most appropriate attorney.




Our Members

Knowledge | Experience | Commitment

Above all, the attorneys – effective and innovative individuals – are what distinguish Doherty, Wallace. Each handles a variety of cases while maintaining one or more specialties in areas such as environmental law, employment, education, and intellectual property. Together, they constitute a valuable source of knowledge and experience which the firm draws on as it works to resolve the legal issues and conflicts of its clients.     




We are in challenging times. DWPM is ready to support our clients and our community to collectively confront and meet the demands of this crisis. 

DWPM is uniquely equipped to handle the legal challenges faced by our clients in these difficult times. 

If we can help in the area of labor and employment, business finances, real estate, estate planning, contracts, corporate restructuring, or any area of law, please call or email a DWPM attorney.

Thank you,
W. Garth Janes, Managing Partner

Firm News & Information

March 16, 2021

Associate Anjali Kumar will be a panelist at the WNE School of Law “Color of Law Roundtable Discussion Series” on March 22, 2021.

Feb 14, 2019

Associate Erin Meehan received a summary judgement for a defendant in a slip-and-fall case. Read the Lawyers Weekly report (pdf), click here.

June 2, 2017

Associate Anjali Shankar was elected Secretary of the New Lawyers Section of the Hampden County Bar Association.

January 17, 2017

Attorneys Jose A. Aguiar and Jesse W. Belcher-Timme have been named new Shareholders of the Firm.