Sankey Law Offices is a general practice AV-Preeminent rated* law firm dedicated to serving the legal needs of individuals and families. Our typical client is often someone who never thought that he or she would need a lawyer. But, when the unexpected happens – whether it be a car accident, losing a job, or a special education legal issue to help a child obtain special education legal services needed success in school – we are there to help. We are proud to represent generations of families, from working with teenagers who may become involved with the Juvenile Court to helping a grandparent who may have been mistreated in a nursing home. Our job is to guide you through the legal process, with compassion and expertise, to help you make the best possible decisions to resolve your legal problems.
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Our success is based upon two qualities: our many years of trial experience and our commitment to providing the highest quality legal services in a caring, responsive and cost effective manner. We know that clients have many choices when it comes to choosing a lawyer. We take pride that our clients return to us and refer friends and other family members because they appreciate our legal service and results. We are committed to treating our clients with respect and understanding. We take the time to listen and to work with our clients to develop a strategy to solve their legal problems. We are not satisfied unless our clients are satisfied.
As a retired Marine Corps Colonel and former military judge with 26 years of legal experience, Attorney Sankey knows the value of aggressive legal representation. Attorney Sankey served for nine years on the Mansfield School Committee, which formed the basis for his passion for working on behalf of young people, whether in Juvenile Court or helping children to obtain special education legal services in Massachusetts. Attorney Sankey takes special pleasure in working with children with special needs, and is devoted to helping them obtain the educational services and placements that they need to succeed. We have the experience and commitment to assist parents as they navigate the special education legal process in Massachusetts, from team meetings to due process hearings. Attorney Sankey also has many years of experience in handling personal injury and accident cases. Our clients also seek our assistance with problems as diverse as a drunk driving charge, being the victim of sexual harassment at work, or needing help to probate a family member’s estate. We have the resources and experience to guide our clients through the courts during these difficult times.*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.
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