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Ellen Anna Wright

Personal Biography

Attorney Ellen Wright became a Massachusetts Attorney in 2009 and was admitted to practice in New Hampshire in 2016.  She has focused her practice primarily in domestic relations and family law as well as bankruptcy.  Attorney Wright became a certified family court mediator in 2013 and takes great satisfaction assisting families in financial and emotional crisis.  Attorney Wright has volunteered extensively in the family court serving as a conciliator as well as lawyer for the day. Attorney Wright was appointed to the Tewksbury Hospital Board of Trustees in by Governor Baker in 2017. She resides in Lowell with her two children, two cats and a Great Dane.

Ellen Wright Enterprises™ and Wright Family Law Academy™

Since 2009, Ellen has been practicing law, and has been running her own domestic relations law firm for the better part of the last decade.  Now, she is expanding her work into the realm of personal and family coaching.  By offering workshops and personal counseling, Ellen hopes to encourage and guide families undergoing stressful times of personal transition.

Ellen’s work aims to provide families support and coaching with:

  • Family Separation;
  • Divorce;
  • Co-parenting and Communication; and
  • Personal Empowerment and Growth

The realm of family law can be heart-breaking and can have personal and financial repercussions that can leave individuals and families paralyzed with fear.  Over time, Ellen was left asking herself how she could do more to help and support people using the wisdom garnered from her own experience. As an unwed mother, recovered alcoholic and victim of domestic violence, Ellen has learned how to navigate the intricacies of family court on a deeply personal level.  Ellen wanted somehow to provide those in need the kind of help she did not have access to and to use her broken past to provide light to those in need of hope and encouragement. Ellen decided to use her education and experience to develop a framework that can serve as an invaluable roadmap for people who would not otherwise have access to.

Though a daunting prospect for anyone, Ellen has never been one to be kept down by adversity. Thus, the Wright Family Law Academy™ came to life. Ellen’s ethos is simple: “Your choices must demonstrate that you love your children more than you dislike the other parent.”

Divorce and separation and be messy and there aren’t any easy answers.  Born from her own experiences, Ellen’s workshops, counseling, and support groups focus on the intricacies of traditional and blended family dynamics, as well as challenges that can go along with co-parenting and communication.

Ellen’s goal is simple: to offer hope, compassion, and support those who are most in need as they learn to navigate life’s most difficult situations.

Current Professional Activities

  • Member – Middlesex County Bar Association Member
  • Greater Lowell Bar Association​ Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association​ Member
  • Massachusetts Association of Trial Attorneys​ Member
  • Massachusetts Association of Guardian Ad Litem

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • ​United States Court for the District of Massachusetts

Awards & Achievements

  • Named as Massachusetts Top 10 Family Law Attorneys by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™ 2016-2020
  • Named 2019 Rising Star by SuperLawyers
  • Recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of Distinction
  • 2016 Client’s Choice Award
  • Avvo.com Avvo rating 10.0 “Superb”
  • The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40​
  • Martindale Hubble AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Education & Background

  • B.S. Criminal Justice Salem State University 2000 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • B.S. Accounting Salem State University 2001 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant 2003

Civic & Charitable Involvement

  • Recognized by Massachusetts Client Securities Board for Pro-Bono representation of clients 2012-2013
  • Limited Assistance Representation Certified by Volunteer Lawyers Project 2012
  • Youth Citizenship Award Exchange club of Lawrence 2011​
  • Volunteer, Living Waters Center for Hope and Healing, Lowell​
  • Volunteer Conciliator, Middlesex County Bar Association and Probate Court
  • Conciliation Program ​Volunteer, Lawyer for the Day Middlesex County
  • Probate and Family Court​ Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation​ Member, Tewksbury Rotary Club
  • Tewksbury Hospital Board of Trustees, member

Publications & Lectures

  • Chairperson, The Family Law Attorney’s Discovery Toolkit, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education 2016
  • Columnist, Tewksbury Town Crier: Legal Briefs 10​1 Columnist
  • The Catalyst: Independent Street Paper, Lowell. MA

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