Firm Overview

Divorce & Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Central and Eastern Massachusetts (Worcester, Norfolk, Middlesex and Suffolk Counties)

O’Connor and Ryan is dedicated to helping our clients deal with challenging legal problems in the most positive way possible. Our firm has a reputation for getting results, and we will stand up for you and protect your rights at all stages of the legal process. At O’Connor and Ryan, we understand the importance of your legal matter. We will work to achieve your goals as quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. When results matter, turn to O’Connor and Ryan.

Our Practice Areas

Much of the firm’s work involves Family Law matters such as divorcechild custody, property division, and other issues. In the area of Criminal Law, we defend people accused of all types of crimes in state and federal courts, including OUIdrug possession and trafficking, violent crimes and white collar crimes. We can also address problems in the areas of Estate Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation. Whatever the nature of your case, you can depend on O’Connor and Ryan for skillful representation.


Our principal, Ed Ryan, has practiced law since 1977. Mr. Ryan is a former president of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Worcester County Bar Association. He has also served in the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association. He has represented clients in several high-profile murder cases, including the defense of one of the people accused in the Worcester fire case involving the deaths of six firefighters. Ed Ryan has made regular appearances on local and national news programs, including New England News Network, The O’Reilly Factor and Hannity and Colmes.

Attorney Thomas Mysliwicz has been practicing law in central and eastern Massachusetts since 1982 and has significant experience trying family law matters in courts in Worcester, Suffolk, Bristol and Plymouth counties. In addition to divorce, child custody, and alimony cases, he also has extensive experience handling civil litigation, and plaintiff’s personal injury cases, including automobile and motorcycle accidents, products liability and wrongful death claims.

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