Cynthia Grover Hastings

Cyndi is a partner at Hastings, Jamieson & Lipschutz Family Law Group LLP, where she specializes in all aspects of domestic relations and family law at both the trial court and appellate court levels. Prior to entering private practice, Cyndi served as a law clerk to the justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court. In that role, she assisted the justices with a wide variety of family law, probate, and equity matters in the Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Worcester counties.

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

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

Bar Admissions



B.A., Clark University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

J.D., Boston College Law School (cum laude)


  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® (multiple years)
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Rising Star edition (multiple years)
  • U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers

Professional Activity:

  • Professional Associations:
    • Lawrence Bar Association, past president and executive committee member
    • Essex County Bar Association
    • Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Court
    • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Selected Speaking Engagements:
    • An Alimony Roundtable, Massachusetts Bar Association / American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Perception, Memory, Credibility & The Truth in Family Law Cases (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts)
    • Minding Your Business, Lawrence Bar Association
    • How to Try a Removal Case, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Selected Publications:
    • Modifications Under the New Alimony Reform Act, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (contributing author)
    • Letting Down Their Guard, What Guardians Ad Litem Should Know About Domestic Violence in Child Custody Disputes, 24 B.C. Third World L.J. 283 (2004)
    • Contributing author, Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual (MCLE)
  • Court Certified Conciliator
  • Court-appointed Discovery Master

“I got everything I asked for and more in every court appearance, arbitration and negotiation. This is owed entirely to the exceptional ability of Attorney Grover Hastings and the Perocchi Family Law team. I never once felt like ‘just another client.’”

– D., 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