Our Team

David R. FeakesDavid Feakes, Personal Family Lawyer® 
Owner/Founder

A talented attorney dedicated to helping individuals and families make the very best legal decisions, David has been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1990.  His practice focuses on estate planning, wealth transfer, and asset protection.  He develops lifelong relationships with his clients, serving as a trusted advisor to them and to their families.  David expertly guides his clients as they preserve and protect their assets, loved ones and legacies, including their intellectual, spiritual, and human assets.

David received his law degree from Suffolk University in Boston, MA and a B.B.A. in Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Following law school, David worked for eight years as an attorney with a sophisticated litigation firm in Boston.  In 1998, seeking ways to create lasting relationships with his clients and more time with his own family, David started his own law firm.  In addition to his work as a Personal Family Lawyer®, David is active in local business and community organizations.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce, Congregation Beth Elohim, and the Infant, Toddler Children’s Center in Acton, MA.  David frequently speaks on family, wealth and estate planning topics to schools and community groups.

Most importantly, David is a husband and a dad.  He and his wife, Paula, are the proud parents of two daughters, Hannah and Sadie.  Because David has planned for and protected his own family, he can offer his unique insight and perspective to his clients as they do the same for their families.

 

Amanda Mulhall, Attorney-At-Law
Associate Attorney

Amanda received a J.D. from New England Law Boston in 2012 and a Bachelors in Sociology from Boston University in 2009. Amanda worked as an estate planning attorney for several years at firms in Boston, Wellesley, and Hopkinton before staring her own practice in 2016. She loves guiding clients through the estate planning process to ease their minds about the future of their families and assets. After meeting David Feakes and the team at The Parents Estate Planning Law Firm, Amanda joined the firm in March, 2017.

In additional to practicing law, Amanda is an avid musician and sings with Chorus pro Musica, a chorus located in Boston. Amanda currently lives in Westborough and is a proud dog mom to her Redbone Coonhound, Louise.

 

 

 Paula FeakesPaula Feakes, Parents Estate Planning Law Firm
Director of Marketing and Client Services

Paula Feakes (yes, David’s wife of 24 years) joined the firm in January 2008 as Client Services Director after being “at home” with their two daughters for five years.  Throughout the years, her role has changed and she now proudly holds the following titles:  Client Services and Marketing Director and Firm Administrator!

Paula formerly worked in Boston as a Senior Recruiter for Hollister Associates where she developed, maintained, and serviced major clients, which included some of the largest financial, high-tech and legal firms in Boston.

In her spare time, Paula enjoys gardening and photography.  Paula and David live in Stow with their two daughters, Hannah and Sadie, and their yellow lab, Daisy.

 

Meghan Beaulieu
Marketing/ Outreach Coordinator

Meghan joined the firm in March, 2016. She is our office’s community ambassador and is eager to introduce you to the estate planning process.

Meghan has a background in development, marketing and communications for nonprofits.  She formerly worked in Boston as the Director of External Affairs for Crittenton Women’s Union, supporting women as they learned to navigate life’s challenges and planned ahead for their families’ best futures.

Meghan received a Bachelor’s in Communication from William Paterson University. She lives in Harvard with her husband and their two cats. In her spare time, she is a skater and board member for a local roller derby league.

Lori Darling
Office Manager/ Client Services Coordinator

Lori joined the Team in October of 2017 as the Firm’s Client Services Coordinator. She looks forward to being your first point of contact and welcoming you to our firm. Prior to joining us, Lori spent 13 years organizing client events as a Sales Coordinator at a local hotel, as well as a nearby lakefront banquet facility.

Lori received a Bachelor’s in Communications and Spanish from SUNY Cortland, and thoroughly enjoyed a Study Abroad experience in Salamanca Spain.

She lives in Acton with her husband, two young sons, and goldfish. In her free time, Lori loves family hikes, music and live concerts, traveling, cooking and baking, and time with friends and family.

Liz Nugent
Legal Assistant/ Funding Coordinator

Liz joined the firm in November of 2016, as Legal Assistant and Funding Coordinator. She has an extensive background in the legal field, including corporate and litigation.

Liz received a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from UMass Lowell and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Suffolk University.

She lives in Acton with her husband, Brian, and their son, Logan, who is their pride and joy. In her spare time, Liz loves to cook, travel and volunteer in the community. She holds a board position with the Acton-Boxborough Family Network