Hockomock Advisors

Michelle M. Raymond

Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon, P.C.

Attorney Michelle M. Raymond, as the head of the firm’s Domestic Relations Practice Group and shareholder of Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon, P.C., focuses her practice in mediation, collaborative law, and divorce litigation. She assists her clients through their difficult legal and personal times with a focus on the prevention of future legal entanglements.  Attorney Raymond provides mediation and litigation services for all family-related disputes, including, but not limited to: divorce, child support, post-divorce, parenting plans, paternity, separation, estate or guardianship, and non-traditional family issues.   In addition, she works with families in the areas of adoption and parent coordination.  Attorney Raymond works with a team of professionals to guide her clients through the often stressful and overwhelming decisions involved in the divorce process.  In addition to the legal aspects of family law, she focuses on helping her clients maintain and regain control over the decisions that affect their lives, integrity, and confidence all in a confidential setting.

Attorney Raymond is a trained and experienced mediator who has helped clients mediate family and other disputes since 2000. Her mediation services offer a cost-effective alternative for family, probate, civil, and business disputes, and provide parties with more control over the process.  She also practices collaborative law in divorce & family matters and has since 2003.  Collaborative law is an alternative dispute resolution process in which both parties and counsel contract to negotiate without court involvement.  It provides clients with the assurance of having legal counsel involved throughout the divorce process with the added advantages of having financial and child/divorce coaches directly involved.

DCDC has a full-service team of professionals to assist the Domestic Relations Practice Group's 6 attorneys with all aspects of family law, including complex financial and business matters and real estate sales.  DCDC has over 14 attorneys practicing in estate planning, probate litigation, commercial and residential real estate, business, civil and business litigation, landlord tenant/evictions, and criminal law.  This depth of practice areas helps broaden the services we can provide our family law and other clients. 

Attorney Raymond is a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Florida. She received Boston University School of Law’s Honorable Albert P. Pettoruto Memorial Award in 1998 for excellence in family law.  She was a Guardian ad Litem in Florida and a finalist for “Outstanding Guardian ad Litem Award” in 1995.

Attorney Raymond is active in her community and schools, serving on parent/teacher boards and the Town of Foxborough Advisory Committee and previously serving as a North Attleborough Town Meeting Representative, as Co-Chairman of the North Attleborough Town Meeting Coordinating Committee, and as a member of the Rotary Club of North Attleboro/Plainville.  She is currently a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, and Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council.  She is serving of the Continuing Education Committee of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council.  Attorney Raymond is past Chairperson of the Women’s Success Network. Some of her teams of professionals include the LSNPros Hockomock Advisors and myWMT (my Wealth Management Team).  Her family recently moved to Foxborough and she looks forward to expanding her community service to her new town. 

Attorney Raymond has presented seminars along with other professionals and judges for MetroWest Legal Services, Women’s Success Network, HarborOne U, Massachusetts Department of Family and Children, and other community organizations on divorce options, alimony law updates, mediation, the professional team approach, including the program “What Every Woman Should Know About the Law™” for parents, grandparents and fathers.  She firmly believes in the team approach of assisting clients through crisis situations.  She also understands how legal and financial professionals can support clients by preventing future legal problems through education and preparing for the unexpected.

Please contact her at mmr@dcdclaw.com or www.dcdclaw.com for more information.


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