Alaina N. Devine Associate

Boston, MA

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Alaina N. Devine

Alaina is an associate in the Boston office of Morrison Mahoney.   She focuses her practice on representing long term care and aging services clients in wrongful death litigation, Department of Public Health licensure matters, Plan of Correction and Informal Dispute Resolution assistance, and administrative discharges and appeals. As a former prosecutor who has tried more than twenty jury trials to verdict, Alaina applies her experience to advocate for clients under investigation by federal and state authorities, including assistance with on-site law enforcement investigations, investigations by the Department of Public Health and Executive Office of Elder Affairs, drug diversions, and grand jury investigations.

Alaina regularly conducts presentations, in-house trainings and guidance to national aging services clients on documentation, internal investigations, mandated reporting, abuse prevention, and other risk mitigation strategies. She is licensed to practice in both state and federal court in Massachusetts. 

Prior to joining Morrison Mahoney, Alaina worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office for two years, where she tried more than 20 jury trials at the Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court. She also served as a law clerk and research assistant with an Employment and Anti-Corruption Law professor in law school.

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Executive Comment and Note Editor of the New England Law Review
  • Authored and Published While You Were Out: You Were Evicted—The Demise of Hotel Privacy in Commonwealth v. Molina, 47 New Eng. L. Rev. 773 (2013)
  • Authored and Published The Family that Eats Together, Stays Together: Setting Table Standards for Childhood Obesity, Neglect, and the Family Unit, 47 New Eng. L. Rev. 189 (2012)
  • Member of the Dean’s List, recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, and recipient of the New England Scholar Award

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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  • Massachusetts


  • B.A. — Boston University
  • J.D., cum laude — New England Law

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