Alyssa A. Kilmurray

Associate Attorney

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law 80%
  • Criminal Defense & Restraining Orders 20%


Attorney Kilmurray currently focuses her practice on all aspects of family law, including child support, divorce, child custody, modifications and contempt actions. Additionally, she handles criminal defense matters and restraining order and harassment order hearings. As a well established litigator, Attorney Kilmurray has extensive experience in dealing with high conflict matters surrounding domestic abuse, sexual assault, allegations of substance abuse, and matters involving the Department of Children and Families. With her background in criminal law, particularly working with children and families, the conversion to family law was a natural transition.

Known as a passionate advocate for clients, Attorney Kilmurray is adept at assisting individuals through all phases of some of the most difficult chapters of their lives, breaking down each step to enable a more manageable approach to overwhelming legal proceedings. She has appeared, negotiated, and tried cases in courts throughout Massachusetts, overseeing cases from the beginning to a resolution. With more than 100 trials at both the District and Superior Court levels while working as an Assistant District Attorney, she is a respected litigator who addresses evolving scenarios and offers creative and realistic solutions to obtain favorable results.

As an avid reader and life-long learner, Attorney Kilmurray enjoys learning about new case law and rules that affect the day-to-day operations within the court system. Alyssa has been a presenter and educator on various panels and conferences throughout her career, speaking to varied audiences ranging from law enforcement to colleagues, to social workers and to law school students.

Outside of the courtroom, Attorney Kilmurray enjoys traveling internationally with her husband, watching baseball games at ballparks around the country, and spending time with their clan of rescue dogs and cats.



  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2011

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Worcester County, District Attorney's Office, Supervising ADA of Clinton & Leominster District Courts, 2019 to 2022
  • Worcester County, District Attorney's Office, ADA, Child Abuse & Sexual Assault, 2011 to 2019

Classes & Seminars

  • Junior Police Academy of the Leominster Police Department, Leominster Police, 2022
  • Navigating Sexual Assault Cases for Law Enforcement, District Attorney's Office, Worcester County, 2011 to 2019
  • Champions for Children, 2018
  • International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence & Gender Bias, US Department of Justice , 2018
  • An Innocent Debate: What DNA Really Tells Us About Guilt , 2011
  • Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence: Innovations in Practice & Research, 2011