Alfred J. Albano, Jr.

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Alfred J. Albano, Jr.

Of Counsel
Location:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Phone:
413-586-5055
Fax:
413-739-7740
Email:

"As an attorney, there is nothing more important to me than client satisfaction. I take great pride in the fact that many of my clients have been with me for years. They know that for me, the attorney-client relationship is a lasting bond, not a one-time transaction. I am honored by the trust place in me by clients and their loved ones, and I work hard to ensure that everything I do suits the exact needs of each individual, from the first moment of contact through the conclusion of the case."

Al is a highly skilled practitioner with over 35 years of experience representing Western Mass clients. He is a member of the firm’s real estate, business, litigation, family law, and estate planning departments. He frequently works with Hadley-area clients on matters both personal and business-related. Al works primarily from Bacon Wilson's location on Russell Street in Hadley, and is available to clients throughout Western Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the New England School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate & Zoning
  • Estate Planning
  • Business & Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Union College Schenectady
    • B.A - 1974

Classes/Seminars

  • “Realtors Beware: Failure to Disclose,” presented to various Pioneer Valley real estate agencies, 2014, Lecturer
  • “Mechanic’s Liens – Start to Finish,” presented to various Pioneer Valley contractors, 2013, Lecturer
  • First Time Home Buyer Seminars, PeoplesBank, Lecturer
  • “The Simple Estate Plan,” UMASS Employees’ Group, 2008, Lecturer
  • “Residential Mortgage Loan Transactions,” MCLE, 1996, Lecturer

Honors and Awards

  • Receiver, Housing Court, 2016-Present
  • Special Assistant Attorney General, 2008-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Hampshire County Bar Association, Member
  • Real Estate Bar Association, Member
  • Town of Sunderland Police Chief Search Committee, Member, 2016
  • Hampden, Hampshire & Franklin County Probate & Family Courts, Commissioner, 2009 - Present
  • Hampshire Conciliation Program, Conciliator, 1999 - Present
  • Pioneer Valley Estate Planning Council, President, 2001 - 2002
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator, 1982 - 1995
  • Hampshire County Bar Association Real Property Committee, Chair, 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • Alumni Admissions Representative, Union College, 1998 - Present
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital Golf for Health, Chair, 1999
  • Amherst Youth Hockey Association, Director, 1995 - 1997
  • Amherst Lassie League, Coach, 1994 - 1997
  • Amherst Little League Baseball, Manager, 1992 - 1998
  • Amherst Family Center, Director, 1992 - 1994
  • Town of Amherst Public Works Committee, Chair, 1990 - 1996
  • Pioneer Valley Therapeutic Riding Association, Director, 1984 - 1989

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Education

  • New England School of Law, J.D. 1978
  • Union College, B.A., 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampshire County Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Town of Sunderland Police Chief Search Committee, 2016
  • Alumni Admissions Representative, Union College, 1998-Present
  • Chair, Cooley Dickinson Hospital Golf for Health, 1999
  • Director, Amherst Youth Hockey Association, 1995-1997
  • Coach, Amherst Lassie League, 1994-1997
  • Manager, Amherst Little League Baseball, 1992-1998
  • Director, Amherst Family Center, 1992-1994
  • Chair, Town of Amherst Public Works Committee, 1990-1996
  • Director, Pioneer Valley Therapeutic Riding Association, 1984-1989

Awards, Achievements & Appointments

  • Receiver, Housing Court, 2016-Present
  • Special Assistant Attorney General, 2008-Present
  • Commissioner, Hampden, Hampshire & Franklin County Probate & Family Courts, 2009-Present
  • Conciliator, Hampshire Conciliation Program, 1999-Present
  • President, Pioneer Valley Estate Planning Council, 2001-2002
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1982-1995
  • Chair, Hampshire County Bar Association Real Property Committee, 1990

Lecturer, "Realtors Beware: Failure to Disclose," presented to various

Pioneer Valley real estate agencies, 2014

Lecturer, "Mechanic's Liens - Start to Finish," presented to various Pioneer Valley contractors, 2013

Lecturer, First Time Home Buyer Seminars, PeoplesBank

Lecturer, "The Simple Estate Plan," UMASS Employees' Group, 2008

Lecturer, "Residential Mortgage Loan Transactions," MCLE, 1996