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Janice C. Nigro, Esq.

  • Principal
"As an attorney, I am often called upon to help clients navigate through extremely difficult times as well as assist them in avoiding future legal complications.  My client's problem becomes my problem.  For over thirty years, it has been my personal dedication to each client that inspires me to provide the highest quality legal work and achieve the very best results for my clients."

Areas of Practice

  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Will Contests and Probate & Trust Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Partition Proceedings

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • AVVO Rating of Superb - 10.0
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Chair Probate Section Council
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Co-Chair Probate Section Council
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Chair Probate Section CLE Education programs
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Volunteer Recognition Award
  • Recipient of the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2012 Top Woman of Law Award
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer
  • Top Women of Massachusetts and New England

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Newburyport Bar Association
  • Massachusetts NAELA
  • Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum, Steering Committee
  • Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Angel Fund - Board member
  • Elder Education Programs

Phone : 781-245-4545

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Contact Information

Wakefield Office
649 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

Phone: 781-245-4545
Fax: 781-245-1999
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Newburyport Office

One Inn Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Phone: 978-462-9008
Fax: 978-462-9098
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