About the Firm

Robert C. Ware is recognized as an experienced and dedicated attorney by his peers and clients.  Robert is committed to achieving the best possible results for his clients.  His fields of concentration include: Residential and Commercial Real Estate; Landlord & Tenant Issues; Commercial & Business Needs; Estate Planning & Probate; Civil Litigation and Criminal Law.

CAPABLE: Robert C. Ware pays attention to his clients’ objectives and works hard to be responsive.  Robert C. Ware believes in simple hard work. He will return phone calls so he can keep on track with your needs.  Mr. Ware is efficient and follows up with deadlines and requirements. He stays informed because he knows that the law is constantly changing.

RELIABLE: He invests his time and energy in many volunteer activities in our community because he believes in making a difference.  He is well known and respected in his community as being dependable and trustworthy.


Robert C. Ware

BobRobert C. Ware is a recognized specialist in estate planning and probate matters. Bob graduated from Williams College with honors (1970) and received his law degree from Georgetown University (1973). Prior to 1993, Bob was in private practice in North Adams, Massachusetts. He also worked as a litigator for the Federal Communications Commission. Bob is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. Bob also is a founding member and former President of the Williamstown Film Festival. He is a former President of the Williamstown Rotary Club. Bob is admitted to practice in Massachusetts in 1976.


Lucy Gardner Carson

Legal Secretary and Office Manager

Lucy Gardner Carson joined the firm as office manager and legal secretary in February 2020. A Williams College alumna, she has many years of experience in administrative support and office management and also is an in-demand freelance editor, proofreader, and consultant for book and magazine publishers, websites, and select individual authors.