Attorney William H. Mayer

Partner | Framingham, MA Lawyer

Phone: (508) 620-0140
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William H. Mayer

Mr. Mayer’s practice focuses on the representation of parties in divorce including the trial of cases involving asset division, alimony, child support, custody and removal matters. He also handles matters involving same sex marriages, paternity cases and issues arising out of cohabitation and appeals.

Mr. Mayer has been engaged in this practice of law since 1977 and has concentrated in this area of family law since 1984. He has earned the designation of Super Lawyer since 2008 by Boston Magazine in the area of Family Law. He is regularly appointed by the Justices of the Probate and Family Court as a Guardian ad Litem, Discovery Master, Parent Coordinator and Commissioner for the Partition of Real Estate.

Mr. Mayer is respected by his colleagues in the practice and by the Justices of the Probate Court for his effective representation of his clients, coupled with his pragmatic approach to solving conflict.

Mr. Mayer’s practice also includes the mediation of cases, frequently upon referral from other counsel.

In addition to his family law practice, Mr. Mayer has served for a number of years as counsel to the Framingham Housing Authority.

Professional Activities

Mr. Mayer is a member of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Law Inn of Court, an association of family lawyers and Probate Judges who meet regularly to discuss issues of divorce and probate law. He is a former member of the Holliston Board of Selectmen and Holliston School Committee. He is a current member of the Massachusetts Judicial Nomination Commission.


Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1977, Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1974, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude