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You have rights, but those rights need to be protected. For 40 years, the Worcester attorneys at the law firm of Reardon, Joyce & Akerson, PC have been providing trial court representation, sound legal advice, and personal attention to families and businesses throughout Worcester and Worcester County.


Whether you need an experienced trial attorney in civil court, criminal court, or appeals court, or you need help with a legal transaction in Worcester County, we can help. Our attorneys have extensive trial experience in Massachusetts courts and we carry forward the commitment of our founder, Attorney Edward Reardon, to “zealously protect the rights and interests of the people of Worcester.”

  • Personal Injury: We are experienced personal injury lawyers and have helped injured people throughout Worcester County in all types of injury claims including car accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, and workers compensation matters.
  • Business Law:  Our business lawyers provide the legal guidance to help entrepreneurs and small businesses prosper. We also serve as corporate counsel to many local companies and corporations handling a wide variety of business law matters.
  • Employment Law: The employment lawyers, and particularly firm partner Michael Akerson, are widely recognized for their work on behalf of employees who have suffered financial losses and emotional abuse due to workplace misconduct, harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination.
  • Family Law and Divorce:  Our attorneys handle all matters surrounding family law and divorce, including divorce modifications, property division, child support, child custody, spousal support, child visitation, and more.
  • Litigation and Appeals: Our trial lawyers regularly appear in Worcester courtrooms, and are admitted to practice in the courts of Massachusetts, in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, in the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
  • Police Defense: Our firm is known throughout Massachusetts for successfully representing Massachusetts police officers involved in charges of police misconduct. Our attorneys serve as the legal defense for claims brought against any member of the Massachusetts Police Association Legal Defense Fund for job-related matters.

Finding the best Worcester attorney to handle your particular legal matter can take time. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and always our client’s best interests in mind. We encourage you to call us to schedule an initial consultation with our attorneys. No matter what legal issue you are facing, Reardon, Joyce & Akerson can provide the forceful advocacy needed to safeguard your rights. Contact our attorneys to schedule a consultation today.