Over 150 combined years of litigation experience

Attorney Susan Craig

Susan Craig

  • Of Counsel


Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury


Susan Craig is an experienced residential landlord-tenant attorney and has provided solutions for both landlords and tenants in many dozens of cases. She is also a highly experienced district court housing session mediator and has conducted hundreds of landlord-tenant mediations in the Chelsea, Malden, Brookline, and Woburn District Courts and is credited with saving the court system tremendous effort through bringing recalcitrant parties together.

She has twice presented at Harvard Law School on the subject of landlord-tenant legal process and mediation. Susan also brings her mediation skills to the areas of divorce and separation issues and is also a deeply experienced child custody and juvenile welfare attorney with many years of experience.


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1977
  • Pomona College, Claremont, California
    • B.A. - 1974

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2004
  • New Hampshire, 1996
  • Massachusetts, 1985
  • New York, 1978

Professional Associations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • Children & Family Law Panel, Committee for Public Counsel Services

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Presenter, Harvard Law School Mediation Program, 2011 to 2013
  • Member, Melrose Conservation Commission, 2002 to 2008
  • Member, Melrose Charter Committee (rewrote city charter, approved by voters 2005), 2002 to 2005
  • Classroom and Library Volunteer, Melrose Public Schools, 1999 to 2003

Past Positions

  • Mediator and Legal Consultant, Solo Practitioner, 2004 to 2007
  • Tri-CAP, Inc., Staff Attorney, 2002 to 2004

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Permanency Mediation/Family Consultant Team, Children’s Services of Roxbury, MA, 2007
  • Permanency Mediation/Cooperative Adoption Planning, Children’s Services of Roxbury, MA, 2006
  • Mediation, Metropolitan Mediation Services, Brookline, MA, 2004