ATTORNEYS, Tel: (413) 443-4445


Meet Our Attorneys

Hamel Hamel
Lee Lee
Mary F. Courtney Mary F. Courtney

Thomas J. Hamel



Real Estate Paralegals

Denise M. Harwood
Extension 105

Tanya J. O'Brien
Extension 106

Probate, Estate Planning, Litigation Paralegal

Catherine Prenosil
Extension 107

Foreclosure Paralegal

Tanya J. O'Brien
Extension 106


Vermont Law School
South Royalton, VT
Juris Doctor – Magna Cum Laude 1988

University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA
B.S., Legal Studies, 1985

Professional Affiliations

Massachusetts Bar Association
Berkshire Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) of Massachusetts, Member

Community Involvement

Pittsfield Rotary Foundation – Past President
Pittsfield Rotary – Past Board Member, Current Chair – Benevolence Committee
City of Pittsfield – Master Plan Advisory Committee – Member
City of Pittsfield – Board of Voter Registration – Current Member

Areas of Practice:

Business Entities, Commercial Transactions, Banking

Thomas J. Hamel is a 1988 graduate (magna cum laude) of Vermont Law School. His areas of concentration and law practice are primarily focused on transactional, corporate, and business matters, but also include real estate, estate planning and probate. Tom is a member of the Rotary Club of Pittsfield, has served on the City of Pittsfield Master Plan Advisory Committee and currently serves the City of Pittsfield on the Board of Voter Registration. He serves on the executive committee and as Treasurer and on the Board of Directors Berkshire County Association of Retarded Citizens and is also the Vice President and on the Board of Directors of the Boys’ & Girls’ Club of the Berkshires.

Attorney Hamel is originally from Attleboro Massachusetts but located to Berkshire County and has exclusively practiced law here since 1989. Tom has built and concentrated his practice in the representation of closely held businesses and is focused primarily in the areas of transactional and business matters within the four counties of western Massachusetts. His clientele includes individuals as well as business organizations, primarily privately held, of multiple form, type, and size. Tom has over 30+ years of experience working on business and corporate transactions for business owners, buyers, and sellers. He regularly advises new and established businesses on all aspects of incorporation and business formation and he has been privileged with the opportunity to represent a number of local companies (including multi-generational family businesses) in Berkshire County as well as local counsel to several regional and national companies, including financial, manufacturing, retail, investment, construction, and real estate development companies.