Gelinas & Ward Attorneys

Practice Areas

Real Estate:

Complex Title and Real Estate Law
Residential Conveyancing
Commercial Conveyancing
Acquisitions, Sales and Development
1031 Like-Kind Exchanges
Title Examination
Title Insurance
Commercial Leases
Real Estate Expert Witness Services


Virtual in-house counsel to several financial, corporate and non-profit organizations
Business Law
Corporate Law
Contract Negotiation and Drafting
Banking and Lending Law
Workouts and Foreclosure
Employer Representation
Employment Manual Preparation
Non-Profit Organizations



Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Trusts, Wills, Living Wills

Gelinas & Ward, LLP

The firm of Gelinas & Ward, LLP was established by A. Andre Gelinas who began the practice of law in 1923. The firm has been in continuous operation, providing legal services to clients in Central Massachusetts for over 80 years. Many of the past members of the firm have distinguished themselves over the years.

  • A. Andre Gelinas was a Special Justice of the Fitchburg District Court and then District Attorney for Worcester County.
  • Andre A. Gelinas served as Presiding Justice of the Fitchburg District Court and is now an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
  • Edward J. Reynolds served as an Associate Justice of the Leominster District Court until his retirement in 2007.
  • Elliott L. Zide serves as Presiding Justice of the Worcester District Court.
  • Robert E. Terk serves as the First Assistant Clerk of the Worcester Probate Court.
  • Kathleen Reynolds Daigneault is the Register of Worcester Northern District Registry of Deeds.

Our Mission

Gelinas & Ward believes that the practice of law is a personal service profession.

Gelinas & Ward is committed to being the pre-eminent law firm in north central Massachusetts by recognizing that our clients come before all else, and by providing prompt, courteous, cost effective legal counsel, solutions and results.