Barbara J. Macy


Barbara J. Macy is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for her legal ability and professional ethics; this is the highest recognition possible in the legal rating industry.

Practice areas

Other Professional Activities    

  • Trained mediator (completed sufficient hours to qualify for confidentiality under  Massachusetts law)
  • Mediator for residential foreclosure issues in cases pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courtthrough joint program of the Bankruptcy Court and the Real Estate Bar Association
  • Volunteer Lawyer for the Day at Suffolk Probate & Family Court
  • Member Society of Fellows, Mass. Bar Foundation, since 1994,
    served numerous times on committees reviewing grant applications submitted
    to the Massachusetts Bar Foundation requesting funding from IOLTA
  • Volunteer conciliator for Boston Municipal Court civil cases
    through Boston Bar Association program
  • Ethics Editor, “Representing Gay and Lesbian Families,” Massachusetts Continued Legal Education 2000


  • Massachusetts, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


  • Northeastern University, J.D., 1984
  • Boston University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1980

Associations and memberships

  • Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar Association

Barbara J. Macy, Attorney at Law serves clients throughout the greater Boston area and the surrounding counties.