Estate Planning, Real Estate & Business Law

Clients confidently turn to our law firm for guidance in several key areas of law. 


Matthew Michael Cummings

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning 60%
  • Probate 20%
  • Real Estate 10%
  • Business 10%


Attorney Matthew M. Cummings, a Massachusetts native and graduate of Northeastern University and Boston College Law School, is a Senior Attorney with Vieira & DiGianfilippo, specializing in estate planning, probate, real estate and business law.

Prior to joining the firm, he worked with the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation; the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General; the Middlesex District Attorney's Office; and operated his own law practice for several years.

Aside from his dedication to our practice and his clients, he is heavily involved in the community and higher education. He currently serves on the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Mansfield and is an adjunct professor at both Babson College and Bridgewater State University, where he teaches courses on Small Businesses, Labor Law, and Business Law.


  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.S. - 2009
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2012
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2017

Classes & Seminars

  • Business Law, Babson College, 2022 to Present
  • Contemporary Employee Relations, Bridgewater State University, 2020 to Present
  • Small Business Management, Bridgewater State University, 2019 to Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Mansfield Zoning Board of Appeals, Member, 2014 to Present

Published Works

  • Sedating Forgotten Children: How Unnecessary Psychotropic Medication Endangers Foster Children's Rights and Health, 32 B.C. J.L. & Soc. Just. 357 (2012)
  • The Continued Illegalization of Compassion: United States v. Millis and Its Effect on Humanitarian Work with the Homeless, 31 B.C. Third World L.J. 439 (2011)

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Attorney

Past Positions

  • Law Office of Matthew M. Cummings, Managing Attorney, 2013 to 2022


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