Barry S. Harsip


Harsip & Stuart, PC

Phone: 978-264-0250
Fax: 978-264-4990

289 Great Road, Suite 101
Acton, MA 01720
Profession(s): Family Law Attorney, Mediator
Counties Served: Middlesex
About Me:

Harsip & Stuart, P.C. - Partner
2011 - present
Concentration in domestic relations including mediation, collaborative law, divorce and post-divorce matters, paternity and prenuptial agreements.
Graham & Harsip, P.C. - Partner
1990 - 2010
Concentration in domestic relations, both divorce and post-divorce matters as well as paternity actions and prenuptial agreements.
Scheier, Scheier, Graham & Harsip, P.C.
1983 - 1990 (Associate from 1983 - 1986, Partner from 1986 - 1990)
Concentration in domestic relations, personal injury, civil litigation
Department of Public Welfare (now Department of Revenue)
1982 - 1983 - Legal Counsel for the Child Enforcement Support Unit
Concentration in domestic relations relating to Complaints for Divorce, Modification and Contempt
White, Inker, Aronson, Connolly & Norton -Associate
1979 - 1981
Concentration in domestic relationsJ.D., Suffolk University Law School in 1979 M.E.D. in Guidance Counseling, Boston State College in 1976 B.A., Brandeis University in 1973 Admitted to in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the United States First Circuit Court of Appeal Trained as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2001 Certified as a Family Law Arbitrator in 2008. My goal is to resolve disputes in a fair, and equitable manner, with minimal costs and expenses to both parties. A benefit to resolving disputes in such a manner is that it can be less costly and produce more amicable results. I also work to negotiate, in a non-confrontational manner, a fair and reasonable agreement which addresses the needs of all the parties, and the children involved. At the same time, I am always aware of my client's goals and objectives.

Professional Memberships: Massachusetts Bar Association Section of Family Law, Middlesex County Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow), Member of the Massachusetts Family of Probate American Inn of Court,


Family Law Collaborative Law Attorney
Family Law Mediator
Family Law Attorney for Party in Mediation
Family Law Litigator
Family Law Conciliator
Family Law Arbitrator
Family Law Case Evaluator
Family Law Parenting Coordinator
Attorney for a Child
Guardian Ad Litem As a family law attorney, I represent clients in a variety of different settings. I serve as Collaborative law counsel to individuals who wish to achieve amicable settlements by problem-solving and negotiation. I also serve as a mediator, arbitrator, conciliator, litigator, parenting coordinator, Guardian Ad Litem, and attorney for a child in family law related matters. Family Law, including divorce, paternity, custody, contempt's, post-divorce modifications, cohabitation, and prenuptial agreements. Hourly Rate: Drawn down from initial client retainer. Hourly rate as of January, 2010 - $295.00/hour.



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