Rosemary Purtell

Attorney Rosemary Purtell is a dedicated divorce lawyer in Massachusetts and has been practicing family law and domestic relations for over 30 years. As an experienced divorce lawyer for Massachusetts, Attorney Purtell, with her extensive knowledge and experience, will guide you through the process, whether it is a contested or uncontested matter. She aggressively commits herself to her clients.

Susan Rossi Cook

Attorney Cook is an experienced attorney and mediator with almost two decades of experience. Her area of expertise includes all aspects of family law, mediation, estate planning, elder law, probate administration, and pharmacy law. Prior to becoming an attorney, Attorney Cook was a practicing pharmacist, so she frequently uses her knowledge in the field to help her clients.

Message from the principal

With reduced access to our courts, ADR has become an even more valuable resource for litigants in domestic relations and probate matters. We have combined our individual experiences in these practice areas to form an entity focused on assisting individuals and families in resolving contested Probate and Family Court matters.

Dispute Types/Specialties

All forms of domestic relations, including, paternity, custody (marital and non-marital), removal, support, asset division, modification, contempt, contested probate matters including elder law, guardianships, conservatorships, breach of fiduciary duty, will contests.

Services Provided

All Dispute Resolution, including single or co-neutrals on multiple issue cases, mediation, conciliation, arbitration/special master, discovery master, case evaluation, divorce consultation (including all financial and custodial matters), Guardian Ad Litem investigation preparation or consultation..

Our Practice Areas

  • Domestic/Family relations- pre and post marital/non-marital.
  • Contempt.
  • Probate - administration/wills.
  • Elder and guardianship/conservatorship related probate matters.
  • All forms of Probate and Family Court litigation including elder law, guardianships/conservatorship, breach of fiduciary duties/removal, and will contests.
  • All ADR including single or co-neutrals, mediation, conciliation, arbitration/Special Master.

Areas Served

  • Norfolk
  • Essex
  • Middlesex
  • Suffolk
  • Bristol
  • Worcester
  • Plymouth
  • Barnstable
  • Dukes
  • Nantucket


144 Gould Street, Suite 202 Needham, MA 02494