O'Connell, Patricia A.

430 Bedford StreetSuite 190Lexington, MA 02420- 1523

Updated: 02/14/2018


Patricia A. O'Connell is a partner at Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP, where she focuses her practice on family law, including:

- Sophisticated divorce proceedings involving high net-worth individuals, closely-held businesses, gifted and inherited assets, trusts, and other matters unique to complex marital estates

- Drafting and negotiating prenuptial, postnuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements

- High-conflict custody and parenting disputes, including the...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Family Law 100%


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2001

Other Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2001 - Present (Member)
  • Boston Bar Association, 2001 - Present (Member)


  • Named a "Rising Star" in Family Law by Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2014
  • Named a "Super Lawyer", in Family Law by Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2017

Classes and Seminars

  • Treatment of Gifted, Inherited, & Trust Assets, MBA Family Law Conference, 2013 - Present
  • Calculating Divorce - It's Getting Personal!, MCLE, Inc., 2010 - Present

Past Positions

  • Prince Lobel Tye LLP, Associate, 2008 - 2014
  • Northeastern University School of Law , Adjunct Professor, 2007 - 2008
  • Holland & Knight LLP, Associate, 2000 - 2002


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2000
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1996
    Major: History


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Client Primer: The Basics of Equitable Distribution and the Treatment of Gifted and Inherited Assets in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2013 MBA Annual Family Law Conference (course materials), 2013
  • TRYING DIVORCE CASES IN MASSACHUSETTS (3D ED.), MCLE, Inc. 2013, 3d ed. (Donald G. Tye, Peter A. Kuperstein, Patricia A. O'Connell, eds), 2013
  • Meeting with the Custody Advisor, THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, American Bar Association, Spring, 2012
  • Section 1, Information Gathering in CALCULATING DIVORCE: IT's GETTING PERSONAL!, MCLE Inc. 2011, 2011
  • TRYING DIVORCE CASES IN MASSACHUSETTS (2D ED.), MCLE, Inc. 2010, 2d ed. (Donald G. Tye, Peter A. Kuperstein, Patricia A. O'Connell, eds), 2010
  • TRYING DIVORCE CASES IN MASSACHUSETTS, MCLE Inc. 2007, 1st ed. (Donald G. Tye, Patricia A. O’Connell, Phyllis Kolman, eds), 2007

Office Information


430 Bedford StreetSuite 190Lexington, MA 02420- 1523


  • 781-863-0046


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