Attorney William M. Yates

Received his B.A. in Management from the University of South Florida in May 1974 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Major Yates received his MBA from the University of West Florida in May 1981 while serving as a primary flight instructor in Pensacola Florida. After completing 20 years of active duty, primarily as a UH-1 “Huey” helicopter pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Yates, retired from the military. Attorney Yates received his Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law in 1998. After working for a law firm in Hyannis for 5 years, Attorney Yates opened his Sandwich office in April of 2004.

Attorney Yates accepts cases in the areas of Business Law, Estate Planning & Asset Preservation, Long Term Care Planning, Estate Administration (Probate), and Veterans Benefits Counseling.

Attorney Yates is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He can be reached via email at Atty.Yates@comcast.net or by phone at 508-888-8100.



Attorney Timothy J. McNamara

Received his Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Between college and law school he worked in education and marketing management; teaching English for Business at a Chinese University, and serving in the marketing departments at a Hyannis student loan company and at Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine. He grew up and was raised in the Barnstable School System.

Attorney McNamara returned to Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the Summer of 2011, bringing his background and education to the office’s primary practice areas of Business Law and Estate Planning. Having a small business of his own, and having spent some of his pre-college years as a Licensed Nurse’s Assistant at a nursing home, he has both education and first-hand knowledge on common issues in these areas of law. Attorney McNamara will concentrate his practice in the area of Medicaid and Estate Planning, Probate Administration, and Business Formation.

Attorney McNamara is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Barnstable County Bar Association, serves the Town of Barnstable on the Council on Aging and Trust Fund Advisory Committee and stays active in many other local non-profit organizations. He can be contacted via email at Atty.McNamara@comcast.net or by phone at 508-888-8100.