Marilynne R. Ryan

Founding Partner

Marilynne (“Mal”) R. Ryan (formerly Marilynne R. Bryant) is the founding partner of Ryan & Faenza. She has been involved in the practice of family law since 1972. A seasoned practitioner, she represents clients in all aspects of divorce and family law (alimony, division of property, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, contempts and modifications). Her extensive knowledge and experience coupled with her no-nonsense approach is a comfort to clients who desire a strong advocate with a sensitive approach. Mal has extensive negotiation and trial experience and a very high success rate in settling cases.

Mal is a respected member of the Bar. She was appointed by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to serve as a member of the Court Management Advisory Board until June 2013. She chaired the Family Law Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and was the Vice-Chair of the 2008 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Task Force and Chairperson of the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Committee.


825 Main Street
Walpole , Massachusetts , 02081
United States

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