Attorney Steven R. Pereira

A lifelong resident of the greater Fall River area, Steven Pereira has been a practicing attorney since 1981 when he established his own firm, which concentrates on estate, long-term care (Medicaid) and asset protection planning, probate and elder law matters, and corporate/business administration. Steve is also securities licensed and a registered financial representative, holding Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses in MA and RI (securities offered through Cetera Advisors, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC). Active in both professional life and community service, he has served as bar association leader, educator, overseer of the quality of legal services, coordinator of legal assistance to the elderly and the courts, public servant, business development proponent and youth volunteer. Steve is the very proud father of three daughters and one son and the grandfather to two granddaughters.

Bar Admission

Massachusetts, 1980

Education

Boston College School of Law, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
J.D., cum laude – May, 1980
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
B.A., cum laude – May, 1976
Honors and Phi Beta Kappa
Somerset High School

Professional Experience

Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
District V Disciplinary Committee
Corporation Counsel
City of Fall River
Coordinator/Conciliator
Fall River District Court, small claims/civil mediation
Coordinator
Bristol Elder Legal Services, Bristol Elder Services
Instructor
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Southeastern Massachusetts Law School (now UMass School of Law)

Memberships and Affiliations

Bristol County Bar Associations, President
Fall River Bar Association, President
Greater Fall River Development Corporation, Director
Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce, Director
Portuguese-American Bar Association, Founding Member

Email: Steve@PerLawPC.com

 

Attorney Allyson A. Pereira

Bar Admission

Massachusetts, 2014

Education

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
J.D. – May, 2014
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts
B.A., magna cum laude – May, 2011
Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society
Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
B.M.C. Durfee High School

Memberships and Affiliations

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Massachusetts Chapter, member
Bristol County Estate Planning Council, member
Massachusetts Bar Association, member
Bristol County Bar Association, member
Fall River Bar Association, member
Holy Name School Advisory Council, board member
Holy Name School Planning Committee, member
Animal Rescue League of Fall River, board member

Email: Ally@PerLawPC.com