Gayle Stone-Turesky has been an attorney in the field of family and probate law for over 30 years. Following her admission to the Massachusetts Bar and the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts in 1980, Ms. Stone-Turesky joined her mother, father and sister at their family practice, Stone, Stone and Creem. Since that time, she has established herself as one of Boston's most well-known family law attorneys. Ms. Stone-Turesky has focused her practice in the areas of divorce, modification, custody, paternity, pre-marital agreements, guardianships, appeals, and administrations of estates. She currently serves as Public Administrator for Middlesex County.
Ms. Stone-Turesky graduated with honors from Simmons College in 1977. Ms. Stone-Turesky received her law school education at New England School of Law and graduated cum laude in 1980. While at New England School of Law, Ms. Stone-Turesky was the managing editor of the New England Journal on Prison Law.
Ms. Stone-Turesky is very active in the Massachusetts legal community. She has served on the Council of the Boston Bar Association, previously chaired the Solo and Small Firm Section, and was a member of the Educational Committee. She is the former Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. She is a member of Family Law Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association. She served as the Family Law Section Editor for the Section Review Magazine of the Massachusetts Bar Association where she co-authored a case review article on the status of removalin the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association, The Divorce Center, and the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court. In 2005 and thereafter, Ms. Stone-Turesky was selected to be one of Boston Magazine's Super Lawyers in the area of Family Law. In 2007, Ms. Stone-Turesky was appointed to serve as a member of the Child Support Guidelines Task Force. She has since been asked to serve on the Access to Justice Task Force.
Ms. Stone-Turesky obtained her Mediation Training Certificate and her Advanced Divorce Mediation Training Certificate in 1993. She currently uses mediation skills in her private practice and serves as a Mediator for the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association Dispute Resolution Center.
Ms. Stone-Turesky is also very active in the Boston public interest legal community. She is involved with the Senior Lawyers Project and the Middlesex Bar Conciliation. She previously served on the Board of the Newton League of Women's Voters and The Newton Child Care Commission.
Ms. Stone-Turesky has also been involved as a faculty member in various lectures and seminars for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, The Boston Bar Association, The Massachusetts Bar Association and The Divorce Center.