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Firm Secures Approval of State Retirement Benefits

Williams v. State Board of Retirement Contributory Retirement Appeal Board No. 17-235 Our client in this matter had worked for a public community college for over 20 years before her position was retrenched at the end of 2016. In 2017, the client applied for a termination retirement allowance through the State Retirement Board (SBR) that […]


September 23, 2022 MIRAGEAS & AVERY is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan P. Avery has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.  The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields.  Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being […]

Firm Secures Dismissal of Pipe Supplier from Mesothelioma Litigation

BARRY v. 3M COMPANY ET ALS. MIDDLESEX SUPERIOR COURT No. 1981CV03038 In this case, our firm secured dismissal of a long-time pipe supplier client from costly mesothelioma litigation filed against multiple manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in the New England area. Mesothelioma cases typically involve claims for wrongful death and/or permanent injuries (including pain and suffering) […]

Avery Honored with WCBA President’s Award

Attorney Ryan P. Avery was recently honored as one of two recipients of the Worcester County Bar Association (WCBA) President’s Award for the 2019-2020 term. Current WCBA President Robert White presented Avery with the award at the Association’s annual dinner on June 9, 2020. The WCBA President’s Award is presented annually to one or more […]

Defense Verdict: Firm Prevails in Trial Over Commercial Property Eviction

Medway Auto Sales, Inc. v. McMullin Norfolk Superior Court No. 1582CV00900 In this case, our office secured the dismissal of all claims against our client, a commercial landlord in Medway that had been sued by its former tenant for breach of contract, wrongful eviction, conversion of property and violation of the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Statute […]

Avery Selected to Massachusetts Super Lawyers’ List

Attorney Ryan P. Avery of MIRAGEAS & AVERY, LLC has been selected to the 2019 Massachusetts Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 % of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is […]