Gerald S. Garnick, Esq.
- Civil and Business Litigation
- Family Law including Divorce, Custody & Alimony
- Real Estate
- Corporate & Business Matters
- Will Contests including Inheritence Disputes, Construction Disputes and Legal Malpractice
Gerald S. Garnick graduated from American International College in 1965 and received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 1968. After law school he commenced his legal career in Boston and moved to Cape Cod in 1971 where he started his practice of law. He started the present law firm in October 1973. In 1988 he represented Chemical Bank in a real estate foreclosure action. In that case Attorney Garnick succeeded in advocating to the Supreme Judicial Court the creation of new law that allows the second highest bidder at a foreclosure sale to become the successful bidder if the highest bidder defaults. He is a trained mediator and is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Association for Conflict Resolution.
Attorney Garnick is a member of the Barnstable County Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association and received the 1998 MBA’s Community Service Award. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Barnstable County Bar Association and was active in the BCBA Conciliation Program in both the Superior and the District Courts. He was a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Commission to Study Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Massachusetts Court System.
Attorney Garnick has been a Board of Trustees Member of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra since 1977 and served as President of the symphony from 2007—2009. He has served as Member and Chairman for Yarmouth Board of Health and Member of Town of Yarmouth Cablevision Committee. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Cape Cod Museum of Art.