Meet Our Team

Local Attorneys Who Care

Michaela D. McCuish​

Managing Partner

Attorney McCuish grew up in Mashpee and was part of the inaugural class of Mashpee High School.  Attorney McCuish graduated top of her class from University of Massachusetts Law School.  Attorney McCuish focuses her practice on Criminal, Family, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation.  Michaela is a member of the Barnstable County Bar Advocates Adult and Juvenile panels, providing zealous advocacy to indigent clients in the Barnstable County community. Michaela's compassionate and understanding nature puts clients at ease instantly and her tenacity in the court room makes her well known in the legal community.

Louis A. D'Amarino

Attorney at Law

Attorney D'Amarino was a member of the Law Review at the University of Massachusetts School of Law and a published legal writer.  Attorney D'Amarino is the Present for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law Alumni Board of Directors' President and serves on the Board of Directors of the Bridgewater Men's Softball League. Attorney D'Amarino focuses his practice on Probate Litigation, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Employment Law.

Debby Ward

Attorney at Law

Attorney Ward graduated from the Columbus School of Law in 2003 where she was recognized as an Appellate Advocacy Competition Award Winner. Attorney Ward was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2003 and is a member of the Barnstable Bar Association and Massachusetts Bar Association. A native of Western Massachusetts, Attorney Ward grew up in a bilingual household. She speaks fluent Portuguese and has a good understanding of the Spanish language. Attorney Ward is a zealous advocate for her clients and focuses her practice on Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation and Family Law.     

Edward F. O'Brien, Jr.

Of Counsel- Attorney at Law

Attorney O'Brien is an experienced trial attorney, having served as Special Assistant Attorney General under four Attorneys General of the Commonwealth. He has represented clients in all state and federal court in Massachusetts.  Attorney O'Brien was General Counsel for the Worcester County Sheriff's Department for 35 years and a Professor of Labor Law (Collective Bargaining) at Holy Cross College.  Attorney O'Brien focuses his practice on Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Business Law, and Correctional Law.

Meaghan Ramsey

Office Manager & Legal Assistant

Meaghan Ramsey is a student at the University of Massachusetts studying Political Science.  Meaghan is  always available for your questions or concerns.  Meaghan and Michaela also worked together in the office at Rapoza Landscape in Falmouth prior to pursuing their careers in the legal field.  Meaghan's patience and attention to detail is impeccable. 

Cassandra Rappazzo

Legal Assistant

Cassie Rappazzo is a life long resident of Cape Cod and a graduate of Mashpee High School. She formerly worked in her family business, Behind the Blinds, as an administrative assistant.  Cassie joined the firm in March of 2018 and is one of the friendly voices you will hear when you call the office.  Cassie is studying to obtain her Paralegal Certificate and will be putting excellent research skills to good use for our clients.