Carl W. Lindley, Jr.

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Attorney Carl W. Lindley, Jr., partner at Farber and Lindley, practices in Massachusetts and before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. 

Attorney Lindley has effectively represented litigants in the District and Superior Courts of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court as well as the Juvenile and Housing Court systems. Additionally, he has practiced before many administrative agencies and boards, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Massachusetts Fire Safety Commission and Automatic Sprinkler Appeals Board and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing. 

Attorney Lindley’s practice focuses on civil litigation, including prosecuting and defending serious personal injury, wrongful death, automobile accidents, slip and fall injuries, dog bite cases and professional malpractice claims. Additionally, Attorney Lindley has successfully handled business and landlord-tenant litigation, including housing discrimination, reasonable accommodation issues, lead paint litigation, summary process actions, warranty of habitability and quiet enjoyment claims, lease violations, security deposit claims and class action litigation. 

He is proud to have been appointed to the Board of Bar Overseers Pro Bono Panel of Attorneys for 2018 and 2019 to provide representation to attorneys facing disciplinary actions. He is also available to act as a neutral in mediations and arbitrations through the Hampden County Bar Association.

Attorney Lindley graduated cum laude from Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, MA and was the Assistant Production Editor of the Law Review. He is a graduate of Worcester State College where he was a member of the Business Administration Honor Society. 

He has been named by Super Lawyers as a rising star in 2013, 2014 and 2015 as published in Boston Magazine. Attorney Lindley teaches a course at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, MA entitled “Landlord Tenant Law – How to be a Smart Landlord” and has acted as an adjunct faculty member at Salter College in West Boylston, MA where he taught Law and Ethics courses. 

Attorney Lindley previously acted as General Counsel for a property management company in Western Massachusetts handling all legal issues facing a small business. He was previously employed as an associate at Shumway, Giguere & Fox, P.C. in Worcester, MA, where he represented both professional and amateur sports teams, franchises and entertainment facilities in various litigation matters. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Attorney Lindley worked for Premier Insurance Company of Massachusetts in various positions, including as an investigator in the special investigations unit (S.I.U.) and adjusted automobile injury and liability claims. He has extensive knowledge of insurance policies. 

Attorney Lindley has provided pro bono advice and counsel to members of the community and nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Hampden County Bar Association, and past member of the Worcester County Bar Association. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Oakham New Braintree Baseball Inc. Call the law firm of Farber and Lindley at 413-256-8429 to schedule an appointment!
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