Next Phase Legal Team

Stephen F. McDonough

Collaborative Attorney, Mediator, & Parenting Coordinator

Attorney and Mediator Stephen McDonough is the founder of Next Phase Legal and works closely with clients facing divorce and other family conflict.

Kevin Fulcher

Attorney, Of Counsel

Kevin brings a wealth of experience – about 17 years in fact – to Next Phase Legal & Dispute Resolution LLC, where he focuses on the firm’s contested (court-based) matters. Before joining NPL, Kevin maintained a successful domestic relations law practice in Walpole, Massachusetts.

Karen Hamerski


Karen is our newest team member and is the firm’s paralegal and go to person for a wide array of things, whether assisting a client, working on an internal project, or doing some of that paralegal stuff.