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Meet Attorney Lundy
Since graduating from Yale Law School in 1988, Attorney Sandra E. (Sandy) Lundy has provided sophisticated, knowledgeable, and zealous representation to individuals and organizations in domestic relations, appeals, and general civil litigation.  Known for handling complex cases with extraordinary creativity, skill, and passion, Sandy has received widespread recognition from her legal peers. Sandy is a Certified Financial Litigator, a qualification conferred by the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators on a select group of attorneys after rigorous testing. She sits on the Board of Editors of the Boston Bar Journal and the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association.

Sandy is a frequent faculty member at professional seminars and has published in numerous legal publications. Her motto – “Let’s Move Forward” – is a promise to work tirelessly and smartly to protect you and your family and maximize your financial outcomes.  

More about Sandy:

Bar Admissions

•    Commonwealth of Massachusetts
•    District of Massachusetts

•    First Circuit Court of Appeals
•    Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1994

Education

Certified Financial Litigator, American Academy of Financial Litigators

Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, J.D. 
        
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. English Literature

American University School of International Service, Washington, DC,  B.A., magna cum laude, International Service and Literature

Professional Publications

Domestic Violence Issues, forthcoming in Paternity and the Law of Parentage (MCLE, 3rd ed.)

Legal Analysis: Magazu and the Expansion of Agency Power, Boston Bar Journal, Fall 2016.

Challenging the Status Quo: Divorce, in Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts. Eds. Saris, Botsford & Berenson. Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2012. 

Challenging the Status Quo: Nonmarital Children, in Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts.

Preventing and Protecting Against Domestic Violence, in Representing Nontraditional Families.  Ed. K. Triantafillou. Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2000

Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change.  Sage, 1999.  With Beth Leventhal

Equal Protection/Equal Safety:  Representing Victims of Same-Sex Partner Abuse, in Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change, supra

Assisting Victims of Same-Sex Domestic Violence, Florida Domestic Violence Law.  Ed. Florida Bar Association, 1995; reprinted 1996

Abuse That Dare Not Speak Its Name:  Assisting Victims of Lesbian and Gay Domestic Violence in Massachusetts, 28 New Eng. L. Rev. 273 (1994)

Leaving the Nest:  Employee Preparation to Compete, ABA Bus. Torts Newsletter, Oct. 1990

Editor, AIDS and the Law: A Guide for the Public. Dalton, Burris, et al. Yale Univ. Press, 1987.

Starting a TRO Project, 96 Yale L.J. 1985 (1987).  With Gary Brown and Karen Keitel

I Do, But I Can't:  Immigration Policy and Gay Domestic Relationships, 5 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 185 (1986)

Recent Seminars and Presentations
    
Different Perspectives on Marital Assets: The Different Approaches T&E and Family Lawyers Take. Trusts and Estates Consortium, Boston, MA.  June 15, 2017.  Co-presenter. 

When DCF Steps Into Your Case. Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Boston, MA.  May 16, 2017. Chair.

Preparing Your Client for Life After Divorce.  Social Law Library, Boston, MA.  January 26, 2016. Chair and Moderator.

Speaking Their Language: Writing for the Justices.  Massachusetts Association of Criminal
Defense Lawyers Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Seminar, Boston, MA. May 16, 2015.  Lecturer.

Selected Awards

50 Top Women of Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2016

Community Service Award, Massachusetts Bar Association, 1997

Unsung Hero Award, Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women's Service Groups/Jane Doe Safety Fund, 1993

Award for work on behalf of battered women, Women's Bar Association, 1993

Outstanding Service Award, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation     
        Project, 1992

Law-Related Teaching and Mentoring    

Attorney Lundy is  a Mentor to other attorneys in the Women’s Bar Foundation Family Law Project. She has taught legal writing and research, family law, law and policy, and domestic violence law at Wheelock University, Northeastern University Law School, and Boston University School of Law. Attorney Lundy has been a Facilitator for the Trial Court’s Changing Lives Through Literature course at Newton District Court.