Best Boston BBO Lawyer

Attorney Mike McDonald

Mike McDonald

Mike McDonald represents lawyers in BBO complaints. He also brings brings energy, intelligence and the never-say-die enthusiasm of youth to representing our clients in complex family law, general civil litigation, and criminal matters.

+++++Although Mike has practiced for a relatively short period of time, he already earned a Very Good rating by Avvo, which rates 97% of lawyers nationwide. View Mike’s profile on LinkedIn.
+++++Mike’s family law practice includes divorce and separation proceedings, asset division, alimony modification, support and child care arrangements, paternity proceedings, child custody and visitation matters, removal cases, and post-divorce modification. Mike negotiates and drafts prenuptial agreements, and is developing a trusts and estates practice.
+++++Mike successfully represents clients in Clerk’s Hearings, stopping criminal cases before they begin, and at the other extreme can persuade courts to seal criminal records, enabling you to get a fresh start – in life, education and employment. His criminal practice also includes participation in complex state and federal court litigation. Mike is an essential contributor to our personal injury litigation.
+++++A native Spanish speaker, Mike coordinates representation of the firm’s international Spanish-speaking clients.
+++++Mike was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, he enrolled at The University of Maryland Carey School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree.
+++++In law school, Mike served as a Student Attorney at the University of Maryland’s Ex-Offender Reentry Clinic, assisting clients in expunging criminal records. He served as a judicial intern at the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland, and as an intern at the New Orleans Public Defenders. Mike also worked for a large law firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico in its corporate, labor, and litigation departments. The following summer, Mike began his career at Cunha & Holcomb, where he assisted in all aspects of trial preparation, including a major RICO prosecution in federal court.
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Areas Of Practice
  • 80% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Law
  • 10% Civil Litigation, including BBO representation
Litigation Percentage
  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 2014
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2015
  • The University of Maryland Carey School of Law
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2014
  • Duke University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A., 2011
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association, 2014 – Present
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014 – Present
Past Employment Positions
  • The University of Maryland Ex-Offender Reentry Clinic
    • Student Attorney, 2013
  • Cunha & Holcomb, P.C.
    • Summer Associate, 2013
  • Circuit Court for Baltimore County
    • Judicial Intern, 2013
  • New Orleans Public Defenders
    • Law Clerk, 2013
  • McConnell Valdes LLC
    • Summer Associate, 2012