Farias Family Law, P.C.

Meet the Team

Bill Farias, Esq.

Attorney Bill Farias is the firm’s founder and managing attorney. His focus is on family law, and mainly divorce, custody and support matters.

He chose family law because it provides an opportunity to help people who are at a low point in life. He loves that people come to him in the darkest of times, and that he has the chance to not only get them through it, but to actually turn their circumstances into a positive experience. That’s what this firm aims for in every case, both in terms of the quality of the legal work and the client service.

Before law school, Bill was a case manager at the Department of Children & Families in MA. This experience allowed him to work closely with families, and required work on issues of custody, mental health, substance abuse, medical care, schooling, domestic violence and other issues that are typically addressed in divorce and custody cases.

Bill dedicated the early part of his career to building the litigation skills. He worked as an assistant district attorney and tried a number of cases before juries and judges. When there are contested issues in family law, it’s important that the attorney has the skill, experience and courage to push the client’s position.

For fun, Bill likes to read and to travel with his wife Kenia, and two little girls, Gabriella and Emma.  They have a golden-doodle Allie and a shi-tzu mix Teddy. Bill grew up playing hockey and volleyball, but now he’s too old and slow, and gets sore easily, so he stopped. He now channels his competitive drive toward litigation.

Bill’s obsessed with building a firm that combines top-quality legal representation and elite client service.

Nina Sousa, Esq.

Nina Sousa is an Associate Attorney for Farias Family Law. She’s one of the main reasons that clients rave about the service they receive from the firm (check out the online reviews!). Her primary focus is ensuring that the process runs as smoothly as possible for the client: from helping the client understand the process and what to expect, to timely communication and ensuring all questions are answered and concerns are addressed.

Nina has a skill set that combines legal knowledge with elite personal and management skills. She’s easily accessible and extremely helpful resource for clients as they work through the case. She has the experience and knowledge to keep clients informed and at ease, which is especially important in family law.

Nina received her law degree from UMass Law. She has been one of the leaders of a South Coast Youth Program, in which she’s worked closely with courts, schools, and mental health providers to address child behavior. She uses this experience to help clients navigate custody issues.

Nina was born and raised in the Whaling City, where she and her family live. For fun, she likes to play pool and is a member of the American Pool Players Association. She also loves to travel.

Nina has a passion for working with people and helping them through difficult times. Her legal knowledge and ability to help people stay calm and focus on what’s important while keeping them informed and involved throughout the case makes what can be a difficult process much easier and smoother for the client.

Casey Karabin, Esq.

Attorney Casey Karabin is one of our go-to Attorneys for high conflict Divorces, Custody Cases, and Restraining Orders.

Casey chose the legal profession because he loves a good challenge. He enjoys getting into cases in which the stakes and tensions are high and using his superpowers to calmly assess the circumstances and work with clients to craft and execute a plan that moves them toward their goals and reduces stress.

How does Casey maintain his Zen? He loves the outdoors and regularly does yoga and surfs. This combination keeps him physically and mentally strong and calm and allows him to smoothly handle irrational and unreasonable opposing attorneys.

Casey also grew up playing hockey, so he has a competitive edge and knows when move with speed and when the time is right to be aggressive.

Casey is originally from Ohio, but now lives in New England with his dachshund, Tofu always by his side!

Meghann Farrell, Paralegal

Meghann is a Paralegal for Farias Family Law. She’s the ultimate combination of experience, skill, and compassion. She provides clients with top-notch service and support throughout the legal process. She keeps clients educated, informed and updated on their cases, and ensures the process runs as smoothly as possible.


Meghann first began working in the legal field in 2008. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Portland State University, where she created her own major to combine two of her passions — legal studies and psychology. Between her education and her vast
legal experience, she’s become versed in family dynamics, mental health, and helping people gain the resiliency they need to effectively navigate divorce and parenting issues.


Meghann enjoys spending time with her husband, Brenden and three children, Ellie, Cameron, and Connor. They can turn any mundane activity into an adventure. Meghann also enjoys chalk art, party planning, embroidery, mindfulness, and listening to

Karen Cotter – Intake Specialist
Karen is a Rockstar Intake Specialist for Farias Family Law. People rave about her magnetic personality, her compassion, and her sense of humor. She’s the perfect first point of contact for people reaching out to us for help.

People contacting us are often stressed and need someone to pay attention and provide some guidance. Karen listens, provides comfort, and helps them identify the best next steps so they can move toward getting some answers and building a plan.


Karen’s awesome customer service skills were developed while she worked for years as a lead flight attendant for Delta Air Lines. Her job was to keep people happy. And she did it well. As a result, she was consistently recognized by both satisfied customers, colleagues, and management for her great service.

Karen loves sports. She’s a diehard Pats fan (even without Brady!), and she loves college football and basketball. Karen travels extensively and loves to take in different cultures and cuisines. She also loves to cook and bake (her cookies are dangerously good). Last but not least, her greatest joy is spending time with her two boys and all their dogs!

Nelly Faria, Legal Secretary

Nelly Faria, Legal Secretary

Nelly is our Legal Secretary. She takes care of our document processing, scheduling, and supports our legal staff. Nelly loves helping people and making sure our operation is running smoothly so that we can provide clients elite service.


Nelly majored in Psychology and was part of the International Honors Society. She’s passionate about psychology because she believes that quality mental health and overall well-being are the foundation for a happy life. Before joining our firm, Nelly worked as an administrative assistant in a library, helping the operation run smoothly and providing awesome service to patrons.



Nelly loves her family: she enjoys spending time with her husband David, her son Alex, and her two cats, Chip and Chance. She also loves reading, creating art, upcycling, and good food!

Farias Family Law, P.C

The Complete MA Divorce Firm


Fall River Office

277 Bedford St
Fall River
MA 02720

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Our other office locations and Counties Served


Acushnet (02743), Attleboro (02703), Berkley, Dartmouth, Dighton, Easton, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, Mansfield, New Bedford, North Attleborough, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Somerset, Seekonk, Swansea, Taunton, and Westport.


Avon, Braintree, Bellingham, Brookline, Canton, Cohasset, Dedham, Dover, Foxborough, Franklin, Holbrook, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Milton, Needham, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Quincy, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, Walpole, Wellesley, Westwood, Weymouth, Wrentham

Easton Office

45 Bristol Dr #101
South Easton
MA 02375

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Abington, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, Lakeville, Marion, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rochester, Rockland, Scituate, Wareham, West Bridgewater, Whitman

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