Matthew (Matt) Arakelian, Esq.


Meet Matt

Meet Matt

Matt focuses his practice on the representation of individuals, developers and lenders in all facets of residential and commercial real estate transactions, including purchases, sales and refinances. He is proficient at facilitating condominium conversions for owners of multi-family properties and drafting lease agreements.

Outside the Office

Matt enjoys travel, golf and trying new restaurants. He volunteers at the Pine Street Inn and is an avid fan of all Boston sports.


J.D., Suffolk University Law School
B.A. Criminal Justice, Stonehill College

Bar & Court Admissions




Prior to joining Ligris, Matt was an associate attorney at a south shore firm where he managed day-to-day operations at one of the firm’s three locations. He has extensive experience in the mortgage field, which helps him relate to his clients and their needs. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Matt, his wife Renee, and their son Ryan, currently reside in Plainville.

Professional Affiliations

Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Why Matt?

Why Matt?

Matt’s personable approach to his clients fosters a great rapport, leading to lifelong relationships built on confidence and trust. Besides providing exceptional representation, Matt consults with, educates and guides his clients through an often elaborate maze of issues that can arise over the course of a transaction. Matt remains humble, but also prides himself in being a vital part of the home buying and selling process.

Learn from Matt

Learn from Matt

Matt is a speaker and educator at multiple investment and first-time homebuyer seminars throughout the Boston area. He meets regularly with real estate agents and mortgage professionals, keeping them informed and current on evolving industry topics.

Proudest Moment

“Getting sworn in as an attorney with all my family present”

Biggest Challenge

“Planning a wedding for 650 people!”

Energy Booster

“Weekly/weekend challenges with newly purchased Fitbit”

Favorite Vacation

“Coronado Island/San Diego on honeymoon”


“Sunday afternoon football, and spending all my spare time with my family and friends, both local and Iowa-born!”

Comfort Food

“Mac and cheese, Bolognese, and pilaf (the Armenian version), which reminds me of Sunday dinner at my grandmother’s house growing up”

Why Ligris?

“As a very close knit and family-oriented firm, we operate with the philosophy of treating clients in the same manner. We work as a team and our clients benefit from that progressive environment.”