DWPM to Support Children of Ukraine

Beginning on March 7, 2022 a portion of the revenue received by Doherty Wallace Pillsbury and Murphy will be donated to UNICEF to support the children of Ukraine. To join us please visit https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/unicef-children-are-bearing-brunt-intensifying-crisis-ukraine.
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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.     



Career Opportunities

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy, P.C. is seeking attorneys with 0-3 years of experience for associate positions in its business and litigation practice groups. Qualified candidates will be (or expect to be) licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, have a strong work ethic, excellent academic credentials, strong legal research, writing, and advocacy skills, and good interpersonal skills.


Firm News and Legal Updates

Bob Leonard – 50 Years!

Robert L. Leonard was recognized by the Hampden County Bar Association for 50 years of membership at the Annual Meeting of the Hampden County Bar...
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Doherty Wallace Shareholder, Associate Featured In Business West, MassLive.com

Business West news and MassLive’s “People in Business” featured DWPM attorney Angelina Stafford being elected to shareholder and DWPM associate Justin Kissell joining the firm...
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Municipal Alert: Timing Requirements for Conservation Commission Hearings

Municipal oversight boards–including Select Boards, Planning Boards, and Zoning Boards of Appeals–are very often governed by strict timelines. What happens if a town fails to...
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Attorney Angelina P. Stafford Elected as Shareholder

Doherty, Wallace Pillsbury and Murphy, P.C. is proud to announce the election of Angelina P. Stafford as a Shareholder in the firm. Attorney Stafford joined Doherty,...
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Massachusetts Recreational Liability

DWPM litigators, Erin J. Meehan and L. Jeffrey Meehan provide a comprehensive summary of statutory protections afforded to property owners and applicable case law in...
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MassHealth and Estate Recovery Claims

Many people planning for end-of-life healthcare rely on MassHealth to cover some or all of the costs, depending on their ability to pay. MassHealth will...
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Attorney Talia Landry Receives Ascending Alumni Award

DWPM is proud to announce that Attorney Talia Landry has been named a recipient of the Western New England School of Law Ascending Alumni Award....
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DWPM Pro Bono Attorneys Honored

DWPM Associate Attorneys, Angelina Stafford and Erin Meehan are to receive an award at the Hampden County Legal Clinic Volunteer Appreciation event on October 27,...
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Search and Seizure: Fourth Amendment Allows Questioning Bus Passengers

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals provided some welcome clarity to its Fourth Amendment jurisprudence regarding the issue of what may constitute a “seizure” when officers...
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