Helping Our Clients to Create and Maintain Thriving Communities Through Land Use And Real Estate Law
Since 1986, our firm has helped property owners, builders, developers, investors, and other stakeholders make local communities great places to live and work. Our team of attorneys and paralegals offer experience and a unique insight into the legal system and the local landscape in order to assist our clients in reaching their real estate and development goals. We are cost-effective, client-focused, and well-equipped to assist you with your land-related matters.
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Over 30 Years Of Excellence

Our firm has been in practice since 1986. Over that time, we have developed a well-earned reputation as a leader in land use and real estate law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our legal team focuses on achieving our clients’ goals, both big and small, regardless of the complexity of the issue or the determination of the opposition. We do so by leveraging our deep knowledge of the law, and combining that with our experience and deep respect for the legal process and local landscape.

Johnson & Borenstein, is ready to stand by your side in cases involving, land use and development; real estate sales and other transactions; land disputes; civil litigation and appeals; contracts; and other small business needs. We have attorneys admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Washington, D.C., with a special focus in central and eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.

Johnson & Borenstein, LLC Can Help You

Should you speak with our clients about our service you will hear certain themes repeated: we are experienced problem solvers; reachable, approachable, and responsive; dedicated to achieving our clients’ goals, and; highly knowledgeable experts in our chosen practice areas. We have successfully represented clients in cases and transactions at the highest levels without ever forgetting that the most important matter is the one we are handling for you.

Our firm represents a wide range of clients, including homeowners, local builders, national real estate development companies, and banking institutions. With our distinct approach to legal disputes and transactions, and our comprehensive, land-based, legal experience, you can trust Johnson & Borenstein, LLC to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Meet Our Attorneys

Robert W. Lavoie

Robert W. Lavoie

Attorney, Of Counsel

Meet Our Paralegals

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Karen L. Bussell

Senior Litigation Paralegal, CLA

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Ellen M. Melvin


Meet Our Support Staff

Julie A. Giurleo

Julie A. Giurleo

Accounts & Billing Manager-Office Administrator

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Susan A. Kelley

Legal Assistant

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