Paula Lyons, Esq.

Chief Title Counsel

Meet Paula

Meet Paula

Paula is our chief legal counsel at Ligris. Paula evaluates and provides curative advice on a wide variety of real estate matters. She is also the primary legal contact to our national title insurance underwriters. In addition, Paula has extensive experience in representing buyers, sellers and lenders in residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Outside the Office

Paula spends her free time with her family. She enjoys cooking, long walks and lots of time painstakingly trying to learn the game of tennis.

Education

J.D., Villanova School of Law 1994
B.A. English and Early American Literature, Boston College 1989 cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

Massachusetts

Background

Background

Prior to landing at Ligris in 2012, Paula practiced in a general law firm in Naples, Maine. When she and her family moved back to the greater Boston area in 1997, she focused her practice on residential real estate and has been doing residential and commercial transaction work since then. Paula grew up in Watertown, Massachusetts and currently resides in Wayland, Massachusetts with her husband, three children and their dog, Sam.

Professional Affiliations

Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association

Why Paula?

Why Paula?

Paula has a great deal of experience in residential and commercial real estate. Her primary expertise is in title analysis and resolution. She examines and advises both attorneys and paralegals regarding title issues and works to resolve those issues with various title insurance companies. In addition to her title work, Paula has experience in every phase of the real estate transaction, from soup to nuts. Paula has a real knack for walking first-time buyers through the purchase process. Paula also handles her older sellers with a great deal of compassion as they downsize and move into a new phase of their lives.

Learn from Paula

Learn from Paula

Paula has presented at first-time homebuyers seminars and tenant/landlord seminars.

Proudest Moment

“Many proud moments watching my children succeed in their lives.”

Biggest Challenge

“Staying awake past 9:00 pm.”

Favorite Vacation

“Family vacations on Lake Winnipesaukee – waterskiing, tubing, reading (not titles) and relaxing.”

Comfort Food

“Too many to list”

Why Ligris?

“Ligris is a great place to be. Our lawyers and paralegals boast a wide variety of talents; however, our common goal is always to service our clients to the absolute best of our abilities. The comradery, exchange of opinions and collective knowledge create a dynamic environment where I learn something new every day!”