Peter Thomas, Esq.
Offices: Raynham and Plymouth, Massachusetts
Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation; Probate Litigation; Trust and Estate Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Business Litigation; MassHealth Appeals; Administrative Agency Appeals/30A Appeals; Estate Planning; Medicaid/MassHealth Planning, Special Needs Planning, Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship; Estate Settlement; Will and Trust Administration; Health Care Proxy; Power of Attorney; Special Needs Planning; Arbitration; Mediation; Domestic and Harassment Restraining Orders; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Will Contests and Trust Disputes; Debt Collection; Landlord Tenant and Eviction; and Probate Litigation.
Attorney Thomas’ practice primarily concentrates on probate law, elder law, estate planning, trust and estate litigation, Medicare/MassHealth planning and litigation, business law, and civil litigation. Attorney Thomas represents individual and corporate clients in the Massachusetts Housing Court, Land Court, Probate and Family Court, District Court, Superior Court, and Appeals Court.
Prior to becoming an associate at Cohen Cleary, P.C., Attorney Thomas worked as a business litigation law clerk for a local law firm. Attorney Thomas also worked as a legal intern with the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, where he aided the Commonwealth’s Abandoned Housing Initiative and Administrative Agency Appeals.
Attorney Thomas earned his Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration Degrees from the University of Massachusetts School of Law and the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Charlton College of Business, respectively.
While in law school, Attorney Thomas had the distinguished honor to serve as Staff Editor of UMass Law Review, in which he worked with fellow students to edit and publish scholarly articles of law and jurisprudence. Also, while in law school, Attorney Thomas was awarded the Hoff Scholarship due to his academic success.
Attorney Thomas is also committed to serving his community. As a Student Counselor with the University of Massachusetts School of law, Community Development Center, he provided pro bono legal services to local business organizations and non-profit corporations.
Attorney Thomas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Economics with minor in Political Science.
Attorney Thomas is licensed to practice law in Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.