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Boston Office
132 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-1060

Carlisle Office
483 River Rd
Carlisle, MA 01741
(978) 369-8301
* By appointment only

Worcester Office
255 Park Avenue
Suite 410
Worcester, MA 01609
Tel:(617) 262-1060
Fax:(617) 426-4791
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Attorneys' Profiles


Frederic N. Halstrom

A Boston native, Frederic N. Halström is one of the finest personal injury attorneys in America. He is cited in an independent study by Harvard University law professors as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in Personal Injury Litigation and as a "Super Lawyer" of Massachusetts and New England. Mr. Halström's law firm represents personal injury clients throughout the United States who have been victims of automobile accidents, medical malpractice, medical birth trauma, sexual abuse, product design or defects, and other forms of negligence. Mr. Halström also represents clients in insurance, aviation, and admiralty law. Halström Law works for the people, not for corporations, and our clients are families - working men and women who have been wronged by others. With an excellent record of large settlements and judgments, Mr. Halström is ready to litigate your case aggressively and successfully.

Mr. Halström has successfully argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals in the First Circuit (Boston, Massachusetts) and in the Eleventh Circuit (Atlanta, Georgia). Mr. Halström has argued before the United States District Courts in Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Furthermore, he has personally argued cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He has tried cases in the Massachusetts Superior Court, the New Hampshire Superior Court, the United States District Courts in Massachusetts, Georgia and Rhode Island. He has also appeared internationally by deposition in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Greece. He is frequently interviewed by press and electronic media. He represents clients from intake, discovery, trial preparation, the actual trials, and personally argues the appeals if needed. Mr. Halström is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the Federal District Courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the US Court of Appeals 1st and 11th Circuits, and the US tax Court.

Mr. Halström was educated at some of the most prestigious educational institutions in America. Raised in South Boston and West Roxbury, he attended Boston College High School and graduated from Mt. St. Charles academy of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He did his undergraduate work at Northeastern University, the United States Air Force Academy, and Georgetown University, where he earned his A.B. degree. Attorney Halström then attended Boston College's prestigious law school, where he earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.). He is 25+ years AV  rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Because he is committed to higher education, Mr. Halström provides financial and professional support to students at the United States Air Force Academy, Georgetown University, and Boston College Law. He has established the Halstrom Family Scholarship at Georgetown. He yearly sponsors the Frederic N. Halström National Moot Court Team at Boston College Law School. The Frederic N. Halström Oral Advocacy Award is awarded annually at the Boston College Law School Graduation to the top oral advocate in the graduating class. The award includes financial stipend from the scholars at the law school funded by Mr. Halström. He is a member of the Sabre Society for the Association of Graduates of the US Air Force Academy. He has written many articles in national legal publications and has presented many papers and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has appeared Pro Hac Vice in Federal District courts in Georgia and New Hampshire, the Georgia Supreme Court, and New Hampshire Superior Court. He also appeared by deposition internationally in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Greece. He is frequently interviewed by press and electronic media.

Mr. Halström is also a member of many professional organizations. He is currently a member of the American Association for Justice (Leaders Forum), the Massachusetts Bar Association, the United Kingdom Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Halström is also a diplomat to the Pan-European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL) and is an associate member of both the American College of Legal Medicine and of the Sabre Society for the Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy. Mr. Halström is the past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (1996-1997), and he serves on the National board of the American Association for Justice where the firm is a Leader Forum member. He is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who's Who in American and International Law, and Best Lawyers in America, Massachusetts and Boston. He has authored numerous articles, served as a radio talk show host on "The Legal Scale" (50K watt AM 1060), and has presented papers and spoken at legal meetings in Louisiana, Texas, North Dakota, Canada, St. Kitts, Aruba, St. Lucia, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Massachusetts, the United Kingdom, etc. He was Captain of the Carlisle Minutemen (1997) and is a frequent donor of fine wines, cash and sports tickets to schools and charities. Residing in Carlisle, Massachusetts, he is married to Dr. Elena Strelnikova, DPT and has three children, Ingrid, Reggie and his step-son Mikhail.

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Of Counsel

Nance Lyons

nanceNance Lyons has practiced employment, consumer protection and business law for more than twenty-five years from her offices in Boston and on Cape Cod.  Victims of discrimination at work because of gender, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, age, place of birth or heritage, or of religion rely on her to affirm their right to equal treatment regardless of their circumstances.  She fights your employer when you aren’t paid overtime or the minimum wage.  She protects your civil rights to be free from abuse by government officials. Victims of consumer fraud look to her when ripped off.  Attorney Lyons works on behalf of victims of sexual abuse.  A former Assistant to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Attorney Lyons has a long standing commitment to representing the ordinary man or small business.  Attorney Lyons will represent your small business in litigation of contract disputes, discrimination claims, and consumer protection matters.

Attorney Lyons has been recognized by her peers as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer and a New England Super Lawyer.  She serves on the Board of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and is a Member of the Massachusetts Employment Law Association.  She is a frequent lecturer on employment law.

MEDIATION SERVICES:  Attorney Lyons is also a certified mediator who will resolve disputes between both sides in a dispute.

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Geoffrey G. Nathan

Geoffrey G. Nathan is a nationally recognized, major crimes criminal defense lawyer with over 20 years of experience in representing people accused of crimes in Massachusetts. A licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 1988, Attorney Nathan is respected for his zealous advocacy and his level-headed approach to defense, and he is a virtual fixture in the Trial Court. Attorney Nathan has defended against the most difficult prosecutors in the United States - military prosecutors - and he and his criminal defense strategies are featured in a new book on war crimes defense, entitled "The Good Soldier on Trial." He is available now to respond to your situation.