History & Community

//History & Community
History & Community 2017-08-29T11:03:12+00:00

For over 120 years, R&T has held true to its core values of excellence in the law and service to our communities.

The past members of R&T include attorneys who served their communities as legislators, professors, town clerks, selectmen, chairmen of local lending institutions, and town board members too numerous to name here. Learn more about the history of the firm and the contributions of its members on our blog.
The current members of R&T are proud to continue the strong tradition of service today.

Joe has shared his professional services with his community throughout his career. He has served on the Board of Directors for several lending institutions and currently serves on the board of Stoughton Co-operative Bank in several roles, including Chair of the Governance Committee. He also provides mediation services to the Probate & Family Court as a court-appointed conciliator and certified mediator. He has supported his town by serving as chair of the Stoughton Planning Board for over ten years, as a school committee member and town assessor. Joe has also served as chair of his parish’s capital fundraising campaign and as president of the Old Stoughton Musical Society, the oldest musical society in the country. Joe also enjoys sharing his love of gardening with his clients and co-workers, providing fresh flowers for the office and blue-ribbon worthy vegetables for anyone in need of a snack.

Lauren provides volunteer legal services to many members of her community. She has chaired seminars for the public, including to seniors at local councils on aging, to first time homebuyers, to families with individuals with special needs, and to first generation immigrants. She’s provided volunteer services to the Avon Council on Aging for over 6 years, holding a monthly “ask the lawyer hour.” In the past, she’s served on the Planning and Allocation Board of the Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging (CMAA), the largest of the twenty-three area agencies on aging in the Commonwealth, which oversees, administers and allocates grants for community-based elder support services. She’s an active member of her sons’ school fundraising board and chairs an annual running event for the school.

Carol has volunteered to improve others’ lives, by assisting elderly with mobility problems, school children, disabled persons in need of services, and animals in shelters. In her spare time, she nurtures her extensive gardens of flowers and vegetables and her beloved mutt, Sam.

Kathy supports, sustains and nurtures her community by sharing her love of gardening and animals. She’s a past member of her local Garden Club, a Reiki practicioner and enjoys tending to her chickens as well as her dog, Riley.

Donna assists those in need through her work as a member of St. Vincent de Paul Conference in her parish Church. For many years, Donna has participated in a variety of programs, including outreach programs, such as meals on wheels and preparing wish baskets at the holidays for families who are in need of assistance.