About Us

mediation attorney lisa carlsonMass Bay Law Associates is a law firm located in the South Eastern Massachusetts town of Lakeville. Although we have a general practice covering most every area of the law, our main focus is primarily on the legal needs of families and individuals.

We take pride in providing effective and supportive legal services to people in times of difficulty. We offer an enlightened perspective to our clients based on our backgrounds in the financial services industries, community services and business services. For example: We offer a wide variety of Family Law related services such as Divorce, Divorce Mediation (by a Certified Mediator), Child Custody, Child Support, Guardianships and much more. If you need assistance in Family Estate Planning we offer a wide variety of services, such as the creation of personalized Wills, Health Care Proxy’s and Powers of Attorney.

Mass Bay Law also offers limited services such as the creation of simple wills, health care proxies and powers of attorney.

Whether your case involves separation from your employer, unemployment, discrimination in the workplace, wage and hour violations or wrongful termination, we can help you determine the best way for you to proceed. Our initial half hour consultation is always free and is designed to assist you in the process of evaluating your needs and requirements.

Attorney Lisa S. Carlson

Prior to the practice of Law, Attorney Carlson enjoyed successful careers in both the Financial Services Industry as an Account Representative for Tucker Anthony and R. L. Day; and for approximately 15 years in the Business and Corporate Industry as Chief Financial Officer for two privately held Corporations.

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Lisa S. Carlson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an Accounting Major from West Virginia University in 1983. She formerly held Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses.

Attorney Carlson obtained her J.D. in 2007 from Southern New England School of Law, now UMass School of Law in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Also in 2007, Attorney Carlson began her own solo practice concentrating in Employment and Labor Law as well as Family and Domestic Relations.

Attorney Carlson is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the United States District Court of Massachusetts.

Attorney Carlson has mediated cases both privately and as a court appointed neutral.  She is certified through Mediation Works, Inc., a forty-hour mediation training in addition to Conciliation and Guardian ad Litem training with the Trial Courts of the Commonwealth.

Attorney Carlson is a member of the Bristol County Bar Association, the Plymouth Bar Association, the Plymouth District Bar Association.



Volunteer Work
Lawyer of the Day Program – Bristol and Plymouth Probate and Family Court
ARC Attorney –(Attorney Representing Children) Bristol and Plymouth Probate and Family Court

Professional Affiliations
WE CAN Corp.
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem (MAGAL)
Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation