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Civil Litigation

The attorneys at Carvalho & Associates work hard to resolve client matters and achieve client directed outcomes.

Environmental Law

Our attorneys are experts in counseling a wide range of clients in all aspects of environmental law.

Energy Law

The Attorneys at Carvalho & Associates are at the forefront of renewable energy issues.

Real Estate Law

Our attorneys regularly advise clients on a variety of commercial, mixed use and industrial real estate matters.

A small law firm with big firm experience…

We offer a client-centered approach that starts with a thorough evaluation of our client’s goals and objectives. We provide practical and pragmatic legal advice to our clients, and seek to maximize value along the way. Tough, intelligent and passionate, Mike Carvalho is an experienced environmental trial lawyer who has recovered millions of dollars in damages from large corporate polluters.

Community Involvement

Michael Carvalho Joins Salem Sound Coastwatch Board

A community environmental not-for-profit, Salem Sound Coastwatch (SSCW), has named environmental attorney and Manchester resident Michael P. Carvalho to its board of directors.

Founded in 1990 and based in Salem, SSCW’s mission is to protect and improve the environmental quality of Salem Sound and its watershed. SSCW’s efforts are focused on increasing the public’s knowledge and appreciation of the natural resources, as well as the immediate and chronic threats to the ecological health of the watershed. The organization works to foster responsible and sustainable resource management, conduct environmental monitoring and scientific research, and share the results with the public and science community.

Areas of Interest

Stellwagon Bank Marine Sanctuary

Wind power promises to increase local energy independence and prosperity without contributing to global warming. Constructing a Wind Farm in Stellwagon Bank is being contemplated by engineers, economists and scientists. Studies have been conducted to determine the effects wind farms may have on the marine life in Stellwagon Bank. Underwater noise output of wind farms and boat traffic are factors that may effect migration patterns and the fisheries in this area.

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Environmental Attorney, Michael P. Carvalho, Esq., was recently named as a Fellow to the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers. Following a successful expedition to Antarctica in 2018, and his participation as a Delegate to the United Nations Environment Program Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) summit in Nairobi, Kenya, where he represented the UN Environment Program for North America in 2019, Mr. Carvalho was nominated and accepted as a Fellow to the Royal Geographical Society in London.

The Royal Geographical Society is the United Kingdom’s most learned society and professional body for geography, supporting geographers in the UK and across the world. Fellows in the Royal Geographical Society are selected based upon sufficient involvement in geography or allied subjects through training, professional work, research, publication or other work of a similar nature. “I am honored and deeply appreciate the opportunity to serve as a Fellow to the Royal Geographical Society as we plan future expeditions to document environmental impacts associated with Global Warming and Climate Change,” said Carvalho.

Michael Carvalho is the president of Carvalho & Associates, P.C., a law firm specializing in environmental law and related matters with offices in Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA. He can be reached at mpc@carvalholawfirm.com.
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