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Attorneys Kenneth L. Brekka, Esq., Clare Frain Brekka, Esq., and William N. Brekka, Esq. Ken Brekka is a trial lawyer with 30 years of experience handling criminal and civil matters and felony and misdemeanor crimes ranging from murder to drunk driving, divorce, custody, child support, visitation, and paternity cases.  Personal Injury Litigation, Business Transactions, Estate Planning, and Probates. Clare Frain Brekka has over 30 years of experience handling real estate matters including residential and commercial transactions, mortgage loan closings, real estate disputes, and Landlord/Tenant issues.  Personal injury claims, motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, and dog bite cases. Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers Of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Life Estates, Medicaid issues related to Long Term Care Facilities, Elder Law. Bill Brekkainterned for Justice Mitchell J. Sikora of the Massachusetts Appeals Court as well as the Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services.  After law school Bill handled Social Security Disability cases.  He has worked on several hundred disability cases and conducted over fifty hearings before Administrative Law Judges.

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 Kenneth L. Brekka, Esq.

Kenneth L. Brekka, Esq.

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Kenneth L. Brekka, Esq.

Ken Brekka is a trial lawyer with 30 years of experience handling criminal and civil matters in the courts of Massachusetts.  He has successfully represented clients charged with a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor crimes ranging from murder to drunk driving.  Additionally, he has extensive experience in representing clients in divorce, custody, child support, visitation, and paternity cases.  Other practice areas include Personal Injury Litigation, Business Transactions, Estate Planning, and Probates.

Practice Areas:

CRIMINAL DEFENSE
DIVORCE, CUSTODY, VISITATION, CHILD SUPPORT
CIVIL LITIGATION
TRUSTS AND ESTATE PLANNING          

 

Education:

New England School of Law Boston, MA.
J.D., 1985, Summa Cum Laude
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Editor, New England Law Review
-Amos L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Scholarship
-Trustees Academic Scholarship

Hofstra University Hempstead, NY. 
B.A. 1982

Bar Admissions/Associations:

  • Massachusetts State Bar, 1986
  • Rhode Island State Bar, 1985
  • Federal District Court, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Publications:

  • Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Pretrial Diversion and Retroactive Criminal Status-The Constitutionality of the 1982 Massachusetts Drunk Driving Law, 19 New. Eng. L. Rev. 377 (1984)
 

 
 
 Clare Frain Brekka, Esq.

Clare Frain Brekka, Esq.

Partner

Clare Frain Brekka, Esq.

Clare Frain Brekka has over 30 years of experience handling real estate matters including residential and commercial transactions, mortgage loan closings, real estate disputes, and Landlord/Tenant issues.  She has also handled and successfully settled numerous personal injury claims related to motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, and dog bite cases.  Her practice also includes advising clients regarding Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers Of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Life Estates, Medicaid issues related to Long Term Care Facilities, as well as other Elder Law related matters.

Practice Areas:

REAL ESTATE
PERSONAL INJURY
ESTATE PLANNING
ELDER LAW
PROBATE

 

Education:

New England School of Law, Boston, MA.
J.D., 1985

Framingham State College, Framingham, MA.
B.A., 1982

Bar Admissions/Associations:

  • Massachusetts Bar 1985
  • Federal District Court, Massachusetts 1985
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • REBA, Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts
 

 
 
 William N. Brekka, Esq.

William N. Brekka, Esq.

Associate

William N. Brekka, Esq.

Bill Brekka joined the firm in August 2016.  During law school, he interned for Justice Mitchell J. Sikora of the Massachusetts Appeals Court as well as the Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services.  After law school Bill handled Social Security Disability cases for nearly two years.  He has worked on several hundred disability cases and conducted over fifty hearings before Administrative Law Judges.

Practice Areas:

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY (SSDI/SSI)
WORKER'S COMPENSATION
PERSONAL INJURY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
MENTAL HEALTH LITIGATION

 

Education:

New England Law, Boston MA.
J.D. 2014, Magna Cum Laude

-Editor, New England Law Review
-Sandra Day O'Connor Full Merit Scholarship
-Trustee Academic Scholarship
-New England Scholar Award

College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA.
B.A. 2011 Cum Laude
-Edward F. Wall Prize
-National History Honor Society

Bar Admissions/Associations:

  • Massachusetts State Bar 2014
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • CPCS Children and Family Law Trial Panel
  • CPCS District Court Trial Panel/Worcester County Bar Advocate Program
  • CPCS Mental Health Litigation Panel

Publications:

  • Diagnosis-Guilty: Commonwealth v. McLaughlin and the Conversion of Hospital Records into Criminal Convictions, 48 New. Eng. L. Rev. 399 (2014)
  • Extending the Mode-of-Operation Approach Beyond the Self Service Supermarket Context, 48 New. Eng. L. Rev. 747 (2014)
 

 Leslie Duval

Leslie Duval

Paralegal

Leslie Duval

Leslie Duval has been a paralegal with the firm for over ten years.  She graduated from Worcester State University in 2003 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Spanish.  She also received her Certificate of Paralegal Studies from Mount Wachusett Community College in 2005.