Hanford Y. Chiu

Hanford Y. ChiuHanford Y. Chiu, Esq.

BBO#: 693910
Chiu, Crowell, McMullen & Sanders P.C.
A 283 Market St. Brighton, MA 02135
P 631-848-7294

Current role with LAJ.

Attorney Chiu is a participant of LAJ committed to serving those in the justice gap, while delivering reasonable payment plans, excellent customer service, and attorney accessibility throughout representation.


Previous roles/positions/specialties

Attorney Chiu’s practice is focused on primarily on landlord/tenant law, where he represents landlords, tenants, and foreclosing owners/banks in evictions proceedings, as well as other landlord/tenant disputes including security deposit, warranty of habitability, covenant of quiet enjoyment, and 93A consumer protection claims. Attorney Chiu also focuses on probate and estate work, including estate planning, probate estate administration, and probate disputes. Attorney Chiu also provides services as of-counsel and contract attorney to multiple law firms in a variety of legal areas.


Attorney Chiu graduated in May, 2015 from Boston College Law School. Attorney Chiu got his B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting and B.A. in German with minors in International Relations and Computer Science from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina.

Current Memberships

Massachusetts Bar – November, 2015
Federal District Court of MA – June, 2016
Notary Public
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
Federalist Society – Boston Lawyers Chapter, Leadership Committee Member,
Vice President Emeritus, Boston College Law School Chapter.

Community Services

Attorney Chiu serves as a director, officer, and provides guidance for 501©(3) non-profit organizations. Attorney Chiu provides legal advice to state legislators with regard to drafting legislation.


Proficient in German


Public Interest Designation Fellow from Boston College Law School

Pro Bono Excellence Award from Boston College Law School