Marilynne R. Ryan

Marilynne R. Ryan: Attorney with Ryan Faenza Cataldo, LLC

Biography

Attorney Ryan's practice is devoted entirely to family law, and she is a seasoned trial attorney. Co-Author: Massachusetts Domestic Relations, 1st through 4th Editions, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., 1985-2006. Appointed member of the Massachusetts Court Management Advisory Board, Supreme Judicial Court, 2010. Former Member and Vice Chair, Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Task Force, 2006 - 2008. Former Chair, Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Committee. Former Member, Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct, 2008 to 2009. Achieved the highest rating (av) for legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell; Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2008 - 2015. Guest Panelist, WBZ News Radio, 2008, 2011 and 2014; and Fox 25 television interview, 2010. Author and Lecturer on various aspects of Family Law for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Massachusetts Bar Association, Suffolk Law School, Norfolk County Bar Association, Bristol County Bar Association, Plymouth County Bar Association, and other organizations. Former Hearing Officer, Board of Bar Overseers. Private and Court Appointed Master, Special Discovery Master, Conciliator and Arbitrator. Former Co-Chair, Norfolk County Bench Bar Committee. Chairperson, Walpole Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Committee. Certified in Collaborative Law and Mediation. Member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (Norfolk County Practice Group) and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
508-668-9112  Phone
508-668-1285  Fax
www.rfclawoffices.com
University Attended:
Stonehill College, B.A., cum laude, 1981
Law School Attended:
New England School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1986
Year of First admission:
1986
Admission:
1986, Massachusetts; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Massachusetts (Member/Former Member: Investment Subcommittee; Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluation; Budget and Finance Committee; Probate Law Section; House of Delegate and Executive Committee; Former Chair, Family Law Council) and Norfolk County.
ISLN:
908710810
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (12)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.8/5.0
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      4.8/5.0
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      4.8/5.0
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      4.7/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/27/14 in Family Law on 07/27/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/20/14 in Trial Practice on 07/20/14

      • Legal Knowledge

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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/20/14 in Family Law on 07/20/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/20/14 in Divorce Mediation on 07/20/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/20/14 in Divorce on 07/20/14

      Excellent attorney, extremely high ethical standards, extremely good trial lawyer and extremely good mediator.

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      Excellent attorney, extremely high ethical standards, extremely good trial lawyer and extremely good mediator.

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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/19/14 in Family Law on 07/19/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/19/14 in Family Law on 07/19/14

      Attorney Ryan is an excellent advocate for her clients

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      Attorney Ryan is an excellent advocate for her clients

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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/14/14 in Family Law on 07/14/14

      Fabulous lawyer! Very well respected.

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      Fabulous lawyer! Very well respected.

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        5.0/5.0
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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/14/14 in Domestic Relations on 07/14/14

      Mal Ryan is efficient, incredibly hardworking , and the epitome of what defines a zealous advocate. She is the consummate professional who possess a wealth of knowledge...

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      Mal Ryan is efficient, incredibly hardworking , and the epitome of what defines a zealous advocate. She is the consummate professional who possess a wealth of knowledge about the law.

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    • Marilynne R. Ryan

      4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 07/20/14 in Family Law on 07/20/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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