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Former long-time partner, William J. O’Grady, will be rejoining Parker and O’Grady, LLC in an “Of Counsel” capacity. Learn More

Providing Honest Treatment, Clear Advice and Smart Strategies

Parker & O’Grady, LLC is a law firm that specializes in taking the pressure out of the legal necessities of everyday life. Our informed and uncomplicated approach gives clients the comfort and confidence to ask questions about the legal process – and to get the answers they need – without the high fees or high pressure of many other law practices.


Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel has served the legal needs of her clients since first opening up her solo practice in the Trading Post corner of Southampton, Massachusetts in March of 1984. Cheryl offers clear, uncomplicated, and expert guidance to all of her clients.

Attorney Frederickie A. Rizos, grew up in Southampton, MA and first began working at Parker & O’Grady, LLC in 2014 while attending Western New England University. Attorney Rizos concentrates her practice in real estate law, business and corporate law, and estate planning.

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At Parker & O’Grady, LLC, our ultimate goal is to serve you and make your experience a pleasant one, and our legal team will stop at nothing to ensure that you come away completely satisfied.

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Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel, Attorney Frederickie A. Rizos and the staff of Parker & O’Grady, LLC

Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel, Attorney Frederickie A. Rizos and the staff of Parker & O’Grady, LLC

We Can Help You Ensure That Your Business is Protected

The body of laws governing the conducting of business, whether in the public or private sector, is large and varies from state to state. These laws protect employers as well as employees – from the local pizza joint to the largest international conglomerate.

Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel has 35 years of experience representing small and large businesses, from their initial formation through all aspects of their legal needs. She has worked hand in hand with countless businesses throughout Hampden and Hampshire County, at all times giving them the advice and counsel necessary to succeed.

Our experienced legal staff can help you ensure that your business is protected.

We also handle a wide range of aspects within Corporate Law such as organizing and handling:

  • Subchapter S’s
  • C Corporations
  • LLCs
  • LLPs
  • Professional Corporations
  • Prepare all business related contracts
  • Partnership and Partnership Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements between stockholders

Experienced in All Aspects of Trust & Estate Planning

For more than three decades, Parker & O’Grady, LLC has been helping their clients draft their estate plans to ensure their assets are distributed according to their wishes while minimizing the amount of estate taxes to be paid after their passing. We can also help ensure that your loved ones have the ability to manage your financial and health care matters in the event you become incapacitated.

Attorney Rizos, Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel, and their assistant, Deborah Dal Zovo, are well-versed in estate planning vehicles and strategies.

Some of the most common areas that we can assist you or your loved ones with include:

  • Drafting estate planning documents such as
    • Last Will and Testament
    • Health Care Proxy
    • Durable Power of Attorney
    • Revocable or Family Trust
    • Supplemental Trust for children with special needs
  • Managing estate tax issues utilizing a Marital Trust
  • Avoiding probate

We can help ensure you make informed decisions about your or your elderly relatives future
Whether you need help with a geriatric care manager, finding out what services are available to you in the Hampden or Hampshire county areas, or whether you need advanced estate planning or MassHealth planning, Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel and Ms. Dal Zovo can help. Let our 35 years of experienced help you and your family.

Well-versed and Experienced in Probate and Estate Administration

Losing a loved one can be one of the hardest events in your life. Needing to dedicate hours upon hours to settle your loved one’s estate can extend the mourning process and make it worse. Hiring a reliable, experienced probate attorney to handle the process can prove to be invaluable.

Unfortunately, all probate attorneys are not equally skilled. Many lawyers who take probate matters do it only on the side, and as such, they are not aware of the latest codes and the newest strategies for maximizing returns and minimizing what can be a lengthy probate process.

Attorney Rizos, Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel and their assistant, Deborah Dal Zovo, are well-prepared to compassionately guide you through what can be one of the most difficult times of your life.

Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel, Legal Assistant – Deborah L. Dal Zovo and Attorney Frederickie A. Rizos

Cheryl A. Parker of Counsel, Legal Assistant – Deborah L. Dal Zovo and Attorney Frederickie A. Rizos

Experienced Attorneys Dedicated to Assisting with Real Estate Transactions of All Types

From acres of open farmland to the smallest studio apartment, real estate law covers the most fundamental aspects of where we live, work, and play. Even the simplest lease should be run past an attorney before it is signed.

Our real estate attorney, Frederickie Rizos is one of the most knowledgeable and detail-oriented attorneys in the profession. Attorneys Rizos can help you through the entire process, from the drafting of the Purchase and Sale Agreement through the closing for residential and commercial real estate transactions. We also prepare bank paperwork, issue title insurance, draft purchase and sale agreements, prepare deeds and declarations of homestead, and draw leases.

Real estate law varies from state to state and changes constantly. We pay close attention to new developments in real estate law to ensure that your interests are protected. We urge you to be fully prepared for your real estate issues by allowing us to handle anything that comes your way.

We are here to help you with any real estate issue:

  • Commercial real estate
  • Residential real estate
  • Landlord/tenant relations
  • Real estate financing
  • Buying, selling, leasing, renting property

Experienced, Resourceful, Effective.

Parker & O’GradyIf you’re looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you’ve come to the right place.

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Parker & O’Grady, LLC
124 College Highway
Southampton, MA 01073
Phone: (413) 527-8660

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

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