DesRosiers & Tierney, LLC

Attorneys & Counsellors At Law

21 Railroad Avenue, Suite 2   |   Duxbury, MA 02332   |   phone:  781-934-5060   |   fax: 781-934-6060 

Our Partners



Brian J. DesRosiers, Esq., LL.M.

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Experience

Attorney Brian DesRosiers has been practicing law since 1999. His practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, elder law (Medicaid planning), asset protection, business succession planning, corporate transactions, and general tax matters. Prior to forming DesRosiers & Tierney, Brian worked as a Partner at Cody & Cody, LLC in Quincy and as a corporate and estate planning associate at Cushing & Dolan in Boston.

Admitted to:

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • U.S. District Court, First Circuit District of Massachusetts

Education

  • Boston University Law School Graduate Tax Program |
    Legal Masters of Taxation
  • New England School of Law | Juris Doctorate
  • Stonehill College | Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/History

Professional Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Professional Activities and Accomplishments

Attorney DesRosiers has given numerous presentations and lectures on estate planning, elder law (Medicaid planning), asset protection and business succession planning. In July 2010, Attorney DesRosiers appeared as a guest on Money Matters talk radio to speak about Asset Protection Planning. In October 2010, he was featured in an article on estate planning by Senior Market Advisor Magazine. Brian has given numerous presentations as a faculty member for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), speaking on topics such as business succession planning, charitable planning and postmortem planning.

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James M. Tierney, Esq., CPA, LL.M.

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Experience

Attorney James M. Tierney has been practicing law since 1993. His practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, probate and taxation. Prior to forming DesRosiers & Tierney, Jim worked as a Partner at Cody & Cody, LLC in Quincy, an estate planning associate at Cushing & Dolan in Boston and as a manager for PricewaterHouseCoopers.

Admitted to:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • U.S. District Court, First Circuit District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Boston University Law School Graduate Tax Program | Legal Masters of Taxation
  • Suffolk University Law School | Juris Doctorate, cum laude
  • Boston College | Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Professional Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Activities and Accomplishments

Attorney Tierney frequently speaks at client seminars, offering presentations on various estate planning topics. Jim is a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) faculty member. He has presented at a number of MCLE presentations.

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Our Staff



Sandra F. Amaral, Paralegal

Bridget E. Murray, Attorney at Law

Attorney Murray has been practicing in the area of Estate Planning for 20 years. Prior to becoming an attorney, she wrote for The Economist in Tokyo, worked as a financial analyst for State Street Bank, and earned an MBA in International Management (Thunderbird School of International Business). She holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College, and a JD from Suffolk Law School.

Her practice focuses on estate planning, particularly in the area of trusts, trust administration, special needs trusts, and tax planning.

She is a member of the Manchester-Essex Rotary, Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, and the Essex County and Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Councils. She lives in Gloucester, MA with her husband and a small menagerie of pets that she "adopted" as her children left the nest. She has two young adult children, one serving in the US Army, and one attending college in the Boston area.

Bryan Murphy, Esq., LL.M., Associate Attorney

Frederick K. Hayes, Esq., Associate Attorney

Mary Alberti, Administrative Assistant

Nicholas Solomos, Paralegal

Elisabeth Strecker, Paralegal

Maura Cabral, Paralegal

Joanna Dow, Legal Assistant

Mehmed (Matt) Hasan, Tax Accountant