Attorney Maria Torella has a private law practice focusing on Family Law and Special Education Law.


Attorney Maria Torella received a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1988, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1992.

Attorney Torella has had a license to practice law in Massachusetts since 1992.

In addition to her experience in litigation before the Probate and Family Court, Attorney Torella is also trained as a Collaborative Lawyer, as well as a Mediator. Furthermore, Attorney Torella is certified to accept Limited Assistance Representation ("LAR") cases.

Attorney Maria Torella's professional background includes the representation of clients in family law and special education cases since 1992. Attorney Torella was a legal services attorney from 1992 through 1998, and a sole practitioner from 1998 through the present.

Attorney Torella's current areas of practice include divorce, separate support, paternity, child custody, parenting plans, child support, spousal support, abuse prevention orders, division of marital assets, contempt, and modification. She also accepts cases advocating for special education services and/or educational placements for children.

Attorney Torella provides the following services in cases involving family law and/or special education issues:

- Collaborative Law

- Mediation

- Litigation

- LAR cases

- Consultations

- Guardian Ad Litem and/or Education Advocate Court Appointments


Attorney Torella also served as an assistant clinical instructor for a Probate and Family Court Litigation Seminar for Northeastern University School of Law. In addition, she has experience lecturing and conducting numerous workshops on family law and special education issues.


Initial consultation rate: $250.00/hr

Routine hourly rate: $250.00/hr.

Retainer: Initial retainers vary depending upon the complexity of the case and other

factors, but are usually between $800.00 and $6,000.00.

Payments accepted: Personal checks, money orders, cash, VISA, MasterCard

Maria Torella, Attorney at Law

RoJo Office Park

57 Providence Highway, Suite 210

Norwood, MA 02062

Phone: (781) 467-0046

Fax: (781) 320-8332

Attorney Maria Torella


Phone: (781)467-0046 ...

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