About Our Team
When you work with the Law Office of Susan Castleton Ryan, P.C., you will have a team of experienced professionals ready to do what it takes for you. Our lawyers and support staff work closely together as a team on each and every case. This enables us to address each client’s concerns and needs in a timely manner. We take pride in the high level of personal attention we provide to our clients. We will take the time to educate you on your options, explain the pros and cons, and help you make the decisions that will put you in the best possible position to move forward with your life.i
Skilled Litigators With Experience
Our firm has built a reputation in Plymouth County and throughout Massachusetts for resolving even the most complicated family law cases. We have proudly served the legal needs of Plymouth County and surrounding communities since 1993. Our team focuses on all matters within the Probate Court including issues related to children such as custody, visitation and support.
Susan Castleton Ryan, a native of Plymouth County, has practiced law in Massachusetts since 1991. She comes highly recommended by past clients and is recognized throughout Massachusetts for her commitment to her clients and her profession. Attorney Ryan, a graduate of the New England School of Law, is active in a number of professional associations. She has served on the Plymouth County Bar Association executive board since 1995 and served as cochair of the education committee. She also served as president of the Plymouth County Bar Association from 2013-2014. Attorney Ryan also devotes her time to various pro bono services in Plymouth County, including the Lawyer of the Day Program and the Conciliation Program.
Christopher M. Patalano grew up in North Attleboro, MA, and is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and Suffolk University Law School. Since graduating from Suffolk University Law School, he has been employed as an immigration attorney with an international law firm regarding employment based immigration matters. Chris joins the office and looks forward to expanding his skills in family law and probate matters. In his spare time he enjoys being with his family and his girlfriend.
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Paula Gallagher is the office manager/legal assistant. She received her associate’s degree in Legal Office Administration from Massasoit Community College in 1995. Before joining the office in April 2002, Paula spent several years working for a large corporate law firm in Boston’s financial district.