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About Us

We Are


We are continuously fighting for our clients. And we know how to win.


We understand how frustrating the entire legal process is to our clients. We do our best to make it painless and straightforward.


You don’t need a shoulder to cry on, nor someone to tell you fairy tales. You need someone to get you results. We’re up to the challenge.

Devoted To Our Massachusetts Clients

After practicing the real estate law in Marblehead and Salem since 1981, we’ve moved our office to Lawrence – where our we have significant ties to the community.  Being a small firm allows us to dedicate ourselves 100% to each of our clients. A long history in athletics and social justice initiatives drives us to fight until the end. Having vast knowledge of the law enables us to reach victories for our clients.


Affordable Pricing
We understand the struggles of our clients and we customize our fee structure so you get the best possible results – all while not going over the budget!


¿Habla Español?
We do! Our attorney has decent communication skills, but we also keep an on-call translator who can step in if needed.

About Mike, 

Born and raised in Millbury, MA, Mike is a proud husband of Ellen and a proud father of Stephanie, Luke, and Lindsey. Over the decades of practicing law, Mike developed extensive knowledge in real estate conveyancing, civil litigation, will and trusts, probate, and domestic relations, with a civil litigation concentration in employment law for representing employees. He has represented countless clients dealing with residential real estate transactions, domestic relations matters, estate planning and probate of estate matters, and civil litigations before the courts in Massachusetts.  Mike retired from McArdle Law in 2022.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Member of Essex Bar Association


  • Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1980
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Master of Arts, History for Teachers; Bachelor of Arts, History, Cum Laude, 1972


  • Full Athletic Scholarship
  • Listing in the 1969 edition of Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • Oswald Behrend Award – Senior Scholarship and Sportsmanship
  • Football co-captain

Mike McArdle, Co-Founding Partner (Retired)

Lucas  McArdle, Co-Founding Partner

About Luke, 

Born in Boston, MA, and grew up on the North Shore, Lucas was a multi-sport athlete. He played basketball, football, baseball, and track – but chose to concentrate on football. Lucas successfully played the sport professionally for 8 years, for the teams in Chicago, Alabama, St. Louis, Dallas, and Omaha. He has gathered valuable working knowledge in the fields of sports marketing, personal training, and juvenile detention mentorship. Luke has sworn in to practice law in 2015, and has been working diligently in the fields foreclosure defense and civil litigation ever since.  Luke argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 2020 on a matter of great importance to foreclosure defense.


  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Massachusetts School of Law; Juris Doctor, 2015
  • Georgetown University; Bachelor of Science in Sociology, 2004


  • Captain of the Georgetown University Football Team – Team MVP '02, '03 (Set school records in receiving yards, punt return yards, and all-purpose yards. Led Nation in All-Purpose Yards '03 (Division 1AA))
  • Georgetown Univ. Track and Field team competing in the 100m, 4x100m, and long jump

About Jason, 

Attorney McGuire served seven years in the United States Army attaining the rank of Sergeant.  As an Intelligence Analyst, Jason served in Germany, Hungary, and Italy in support of peacekeeping operations in the Balkans, and later supported the war on terror while stationed in Florida.  After leaving the Army, Jason lived in Alabama before ultimately settling in New Hampshire.  He joined McArdle Law & Associates, PLLC in February 2018 and handles the firm’s real estate closings and is an integral part of McArdle Law’s civil litigation team.  


  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Member of Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)
  • Member of the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA)


  • Massachusetts School of Law; Juris Doctor, Major in Finance and Asset Management Law, Cum Laude, 2016
  • Hesser College; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude 2012


  • Army Commendation Medal (2)
  • Army Achievement Medal (2)

Jason McGuire, Partner