Paula A. Occhino

Paula A. Occhino

Paula A. Occhino

Salem, Massachusetts

About Paula:

Paula Occhino joins the firm with more than 15 years of family law experience focusing primarily on divorce and custody matters in Essex, Middlesex and Suffolk Counties.

Why Paula Wants to Serve You:

Paula recognizes that a divorce can be the most difficult and trying time in most people's lives. Knowing this, Paula brings compassion and a level-headed attitude to an extremely emotional experience. Her ultimate goal is to bring clients a resolution that will allow them to move-on with their lives in a dignified manner.

Past Legal Experiences:

Paula's skills run the gamut of family law - from divorce, paternity and child custody, alimony and child support, to visitation.

Paula's experiences have taken her throughout Essex and Middlesex Counties, as well as Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. Paula also has practice experience in the Essex County Superior court and has advocated on behalf of clients in the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Paula is well-known throughout Essex County and her professional relationships with other attorneys and trial court staff makes her an effective advocate for her clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Paternity & Child Custody
  • Alimony & Child Support
  • Visitation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: Political Science and English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Section
  • Essex County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Charles E. Shannon (2nd Middlesex District), Press Aide


  • Spanish