Zakim Bridge

Specialty Areas:

Matrimonial Law



Shaun Spencer Forsyth


Shaun Forsyth has been an attorney with the firm since 1982.  She focuses her practice primarily on matrimonial law and has represented clients through all stages of the litigation, trial and appellate process, in a variety of cases which include divorce, custody and all manner of domestic relations matters.  Her prior experience includes a clerkship with a New York State Supreme Court Justice and as a congressional legislative aide.

Professional Affiliations And Civic Associations

  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Friends of the Marblehead Public School, Board member and legal advisor
  • Lecturer on various aspects of divorce practice and procedure to Community Organizations
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section

Professional Recognition

Shaun has been appointed as a Mediator by various judges of the Probate and Family Court and has also served as a mutually retained mediator in matters dealing with divorce and child related issues. She has lectured on various aspects of divorce practice and procedure. Shaun has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers publication.

Shaun is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell.

Contact Info:

Phone: 617-482-0333



Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1979


Syracuse University College of Law, JD, 1977

Georgetown University, BA, 1972

Cazenovia College, AA, 1970

Past Employment:

Legislative aide to the Honorable William Walsh, 33rd Dist. NY

Law clerk to the Honorable William Roy of the new York State Supreme Court

Associate, Friedman & Atherton, 1981-1982