Robert A Antonioni

Robert A Antonioni

Attorney
Location:
Leominster, Massachusetts
Phone:
978-401-0823
888-413-4339
Fax:
978-537-3259
Email:

Attorney Robert A. Antonioni has been in the active practice of law in the City of Leominster since 1983. He is a 1980 graduate of The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA and a 1983 graduate with honors from the New England School of Law in Boston, MA.

Bob Antonioni has concentrated his practice in the field of civil litigation, with a special emphasis on divorce and family law, guardianship law, personal injury and Workers' Compensation. Bob appears in the Probate and Family Court on a regular basis, and is known to attorneys and judges in that court as an experienced litigator.

He has counseled hundreds of clients with difficult and emotional issues relating to divorce, custody and visitation, child support, alimony, paternity, modifications and contempts. Bob also represents area health care institutions in guardianship proceedings, and frequently advises private clients in the field of guardianship and conservatorship law. He has prepared a written guide for clients and health care institutions to help families sort through the confusing and difficult process of caring for an elder who is no longer readily able to care for himself or herself.

Bob has represented most local lending institutions in the Leominster and Fitchburg area,  and has assisted hundreds of local homeowners and business persons in closings and the purchase and sale of business and residential properties.

Bob Antonioni also frequently represents clients in area courts who have suffered difficult injuries from an automobile accident, pedestrian or slip and fall accident, and work-related injuries before the Industrial Accident Board (Workers' Compensation).  Bob also frequently represents persons who have lost their employment and are seeking unemployment benefits.  He appears regularly on behalf of claimants before hearings officers with the Department of Employment and Training

Bob Antonioni also served as state Senator for the Fitchburg, Leominster and Gardner region from 1992 thru 2008, and previously as state Representative for Leominster and portions of Fitchburg and Lunenburg from 1989 thru 1992. As a former state Senator, Bob Antonioni is familiar not only with the application of the law in our courts, but also with the complex problems which gave rise to the need for legislation to provide clients and their families with recourse to the courts

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce and family law/mediation
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support and alimony/spousal support
  • Paternity
  • Complaints for modification and contempt
  • Guardianships
  • Real estate law: including closings, title searches, and purchase and sale agreements, commercial and residential
  • Personal injury
  • Workers' compensation
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Wills and trusts/estate planning
  • Health Care Proxies

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1984

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1983
    • Honors: With honors
  • The College of the Holy Cross
    • B.A. - 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Board of Directors for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc. Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc. (LCL) is a private, non-profit Massachusetts corporation. As the state's sole lawyer assistance program, LCL assists lawyers, judges, law students, and their families who are experiencing any level of impairment in their ability to function as a result of personal, mental health, addiction or medical problems.
  • Former Member, Board of Directors for the national organization American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
  • Member, state Board of Directors for the Massachusetts chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness; The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is an advocacy organization for individuals with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals, and the general public.
  • Member Board of Directors for Our Father’s House, Our Fathers House is a private, non-sectarian agency providing shelter and related services to homeless men and women in North Worcester county, Massachusetts.
  • Member, Nashua River Watershed Association. The NRWA’s mission is to promote clean water and open space for the Nashua River Watershed. Bob is a fly fisherman with an interest in conservation and watershed protection. As State Senator, Bob initiated state and local protection for the Notown Reservoir, and the preservation of Sholan Farms in Leominster and the Nashoba Valley Winery in Bolton.
  • Member Worcester County Bar Association
  • Member, North Worcester County Bar Association
  • Member, Knights of Columbus
  • Member, Leominster Lodge of Elks
  • Member, Justinian Law Society