Peter J. Jamieson

Pete is a partner at Hastings, Jamieson & Lipschutz Family Law Group LLP and specializes in all aspects of domestic relations and represents clients in Eastern Massachusetts, particularly in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, and Norfolk Counties, as well as Worcester and Nantucket Counties.  Pete has worked in various fields of Massachusetts family law for nearly fifteen years.  Prior to joining HJL, Pete worked for a legal services organization, providing divorce services for victims of domestic violence.  Pete went on to serve as a Law Clerk to the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court assisting the justices of the court in a vast array of family law issues before joining HJL Family Law Group.

Pete is a dedicated advocate for his clients in all phases of a family law case including litigation, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and trials.  Pete’s practice focuses on the following different practice areas:

  • Divorce
  • Custody and Parenting Plans
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Paternity
  • Asset Division
  • Business Valuation
  • Inheritances
  • Antenuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Modification actions
  • Contempt actions
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation

Bar Admissions



B.A., Florida State University

J.D., Suffolk University Law School


  • Selected to Super Lawyers – Rising Stars in 2011, 2012, 2015-2021
  • Selected to SuperLawyers – 2022, 2023, 2024
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® as a Best Lawyer in America in the field of Family Law each year since 2018


Professional Activity:

  • Memberships:
    • Boston Bar Association Family Law Steering Committee, Legislative Subcommittee
    • Essex County Bar Association
    • Newburyport Bar Association
    • The Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Court – Founding member
  • Selected Speaking Engagements:
    • Cavanagh– a Year (Plus) Later – 2024 Domestic Relations Financial Summit, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
    • Handling Unique Assets in Prenups and Divorce – Intellectual Property – Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
    • Conducting Direct and Cross Examinations in Family Law Cases – Newburyport Bar Association
    • New Child Support Guidelines—a Year (Plus) Later —Features, Implication, Best Practices, and the Interplay with Alimony and College Contribution – 2023 Domestic Relations Financial Summit, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
    • Demystifying The Income Approach To Valuation And Diving Deep Into The Double Dip – Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Strategies for Integrating Litigation and ADR into Family Law Cases – Newburyport Bar Association
    • Discovery and Depositions in Family Law – Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
    • Contempt Practice Tips and Strategies & The Interplay Between Child Support, Property Division and College Expenses – Maximizing Your Client’s Position, Massachusetts Bar Association Annual Conference
    • Defending 209A Abuse Prevention Cases, Boston Bar Association
    • The Existence of Parental Alienation, The Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Court
  • Selected Publications:
    • LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Family Law (contributing author – Prenuptial, Postnuptial, and Marital Agreements)
    • Modifications Under the New Alimony Reform Act, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (contributing author)
  • Court Certified Conciliator
  • Court Appointed Discovery Master
  • Court Appointed Property Master

“Hopefully you won’t have to hire an attorney for this reason, but if you do, don’t look any further. Hardworking, smart, funny, compassionate, and committed. That’s Pete.”

– Robert, Former Client

Where You Can Find Us

Primary Office – North Andover

859 Turnpike Street
Suite 232
North Andover, MA 01845


Medfield Office

70 North Street
Suite 2B
Medfield, MA 02052