about us

Our firm is located in Norwell, Massachusetts and each person in our firm is dedicated to three underlying principles --  integrity, service and enterprise --
                                                   -- with integrity being first among equals.
Bruce R. McElvenny
Founder and Principal

Bruce McElvenny is an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant and was a consultant at REEBOK INTERNATIONAL LTD., employed at LOTUS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION;  ERNST & WHINNEY (ERNST & YOUNG), and RAND and COMPANY.


Juris Doctor, May 1991 

           New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

Master of Science in Taxation, 1986

           Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts

Certified Public Accountant, 1982

           Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, November 1982

Master of Business Administration, 1981

           Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1979

           Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts


Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, January 1992

  • Admitted to the United States Tax Court, February 1992

  • Admitted to the United States District Court, May 1992

  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals, July 1992

  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, May 1998


Community Service

  • Volunteer attorney for the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar

  • Former Director and Board Member of the Crescent Credit Union 

  • Former member of the Asset and Liability, Audit and Investment Committees for the Crescent Credit Union

  • Previous Director and Treasurer of the Norwell Chamber of Commerce

  • Former Trustee for The Washington Square Condominium Association Trust

  • Past Director and Treasurer of The Massachusetts AIDS Discrimination Initiative

  • Panel member for the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association

  • Former guest lecturer at New England School of Law  

  • Former full time visiting lecturer at Suffolk University

  • Former adjunct professor at Northeastern University and Bentley University  

  • Recipient of the Denis Maguire Award for volunteer work while representing indigent clients involving complex legal matters; tax issues in the US Tax Court and the US District Court and the Probate Court 

Tara Roukey 

Tara is a dedicated professional that acts as the firm's para-legal and office administrator.  Tara graduated from Stonehill College in Easton with honors with a degree in Sociology.  Tara has worked at banks and manufacturing companies in human resources and has managed the office here for the past six years. Tara's passion for her job and willingness to assist everyone has been the key to building our client base because she will go the extra mile to ensure that every client is satisfied and receives a quality finished product. 

Lorna Murphy 

Lorna is an accountant who brings strong analytical skills and experience to the office.  Lorna has years of financial experience in various accounting functions including monthly  closing, corporate treasury, tax compliance and auditing control.  With her background and experience in the accounting cycle from source documents through completion, Lorna deals extensively with each client's general ledger, trial balance, adjusting journal entries and financial statement preparation.  Lorna is certified through the AIPB and has multiple computer and accounting skills to assist each client. 


“We are always looking to meet new clients and help them achieve their goals, develop solutions -- and realize them! So we invite you to contact us and ask for an initial consultation." 

Bruce R. McElvenny, Principal

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