William C. Geary (Retired)

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Founding Partner - Retired
Lowell, Massachusetts

Founding Partner (Retired) 

A longtime member of the Greater Lowell legal community, Attorney William C. Geary is the founding partner of Geary & Geary and has over 50 years of experience in a broad range of Practice Areas, including Torts, Negligence Actions, Real Estate, Probate, Workers compensation, Eminent Domain, Contracts, Employment, Social Security, Discrimination, Eminent Domain, and Landlord/Tenant Law.

A U.S. Army veteran and a University of Notre Dame graduate, Bill Geary is a lifelong resident of Lowell and has been an active member of the community. A former assistant District Attorney, he has also served as a member of the Lowell Charter Commission, and has been active in local politics.

Attorney Bill Geary has contributed his time to the Merrimack Valley Legal Services, the Boys Club, and various other community and charitable organizations.

Attorney Bill Geary fosters a teamwork approach to Geary & Geary clients, promotes the philosophy of long term relationships with clients, and believes in the need to understand each client's particular goals and circumstances in order to provide the best legal representation possible.

Although William is now retired from the practice of law, he continues to be very active and involved in the Greater Lowell community. 

Areas of Practice

  • Torts (All Negligence)
  • Real Estate
  • Probate Law
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Eminent Domain Trials
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Discrimination
  • Elder Law
  • Landlord Tenant

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1962
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1963


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1962
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA
    • B.A. - 1953
    • Honors: Speakers Bureau
    • Major: English Literature

Representative Cases

  • Charity v. Yates (SJC)
  • McCarthy v. Marshalls

Representative Clients

  • Practiced in All Massachusetts District, Probate and Superior Courts

Honors and Awards

  • WWII Victory Medal

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Democratic City Committee, Chairman
  • Massachusetts Judiciary Association

Past Employment Positions

  • General Motors Accept Corp., Sales Representative, 1953 - 1962
  • City of Lowell Charter Commission, Member
  • U.S. Army (Occupation of Korea), 1946 - 1948
  • Assistant District Attorney, 1963 - 1964

Pro Bono Activities

  • Elder Care, Merrimack Valley Legal Services

Ancillary Businesses

  • Trial Attorney for Lowell Redevelopment
  • Authority in Eminent Domain Cases