Army & Roche
Complex Business & Family Law Litigation™
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–Super Lawyers, Thompson Reuters

Your Legal Team

Army & Roche attorneys have over 100 years combined experience and long track records of success in a variety of cases, including family, business, real estate, probate and appellate. Each of our attorneys has their own specialty and focuses on his or her own practice area, but we are extremely collaborative so we always have the right person ready to jump in on any clients’ case when needed.

Our team approach ensures that you receive the best counsel throughout every step of your case. Army & Roche has been widely recognized as one of the region’s top practices, including being honored by Top Attorneys of North America, Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Who’s Who for Top Lawyers and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for Top Defense Verdicts of the Year. We’re proud to be recognized by our peers and even prouder of the talent and experience we are able to bring to your case.



Lawrence F. Army, Jr., Esq. 

Divorce and family court matters can often get complicated. Very complicated.

And when they do, there’s no one in the field more prepared to guide you through than Lawrence F. Army Jr.

Larry has been a leader in the family law field in Massachusetts for the past 20 years, earning several top attorney awards and a reputation for finding solutions that put the best needs of children first – in even the most complicated divorce and custody cases.


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Joseph D. Roche, Esq. 

When dealing with family legal issues, sensitivity and compassion are of the utmost priority. These are obligations that Joseph D. Roche takes very personally and seriously in his work every day.

A graduate of University of Massachusetts- Amherst, Joe graduated cum laude in 2008 from Suffolk University Law School, where he received a trustee’s scholarship. He started his legal career in Worcester where he was quickly noticed by Larry Army and recruited for the firm.

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Lawrence F. Army, Sr., Esq. 

The elder statesman of the firm, Larry Army Sr. is an experienced attorney who specializes in business law and bankruptcy cases.

A U.S. Army veteran who served as a medic, Larry Sr. began his legal career in 1973 after graduating with honors from Suffolk University Law School, where he served on the Law Review. He passed the Massachusetts Bar in 1973 and was admitted to the U.S. Federal Court bar the same year. Known statewide for his real estate knowledge, Larry has successfully represented major lending institutions and government agencies throughout the commonwealth. In addition to real estate law, he specializes in bankruptcy, estate planning and business transactions and litigation.

Larry is an invaluable resource for our clients as he advises the family and business law divisions on the complexities of real estate, land, bankruptcy and other issues. He is a land court title examiner and has been a court-appointed commissioner in real estate and land cases in probate, superior and land court.

An avid golfer, voracious reader and doting grandfather, Larry was the chairman of Grafton Zoning Board of Appeals and served as an elected member of the Grafton School Committee.

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Attorney at Law

Stephen T. Rogan

Stephen T. Rogan brings with him a passion for zealously advocating for his clients, whether that requires bringing a case all the way to trial or negotiating an out-of-court resolution.  

Steve is a graduate of Northeastern University and Boston College Law School. During law school, he took advantage of every opportunity to be in the courtroom by becoming certified to practice as a student attorney. He used this certification to enroll in several clinics, which allowed him to represent clients involved in family law matters and matters in the juvenile court. Additionally, he worked at the Committee for Public Counsel Services, Public Defender Division for Norfolk Superior Court, arguing bail, motions, and assisting at trial for bind-over felonies.

Upon passing the bar, Steve was awarded a graduate fellowship at Boston College Law School’s Legal Services clinic where he continued his work representing indigent clients in family law matters. After the completion of his fellowship, Steve worked at two Boston law firms specializing in litigation. At these firms, Steve represented clients in high conflict and high asset divorces, as well as a variety of business disputes. Additionally, Steve represented individuals charged with serious felonies and misdemeanors. Oftentimes, the criminal allegations were intertwined with the divorce proceedings.

Steve primarily focuses his practice on divorce, custody, and alimony cases. His prior experience in high asset divorces and business disputes allow him to provide effective representation and advice regarding the financial aspects of these case.

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Brynn Zawada

Brynn Zawada combines pragmatism, tenacity and shrewd intellect to deliver results for her clients. She is an accomplished litigator with extensive experience representing individuals in the various district and probate courts across the state. Brynn’s practice focuses on complex family law matters. She regularly counsels individuals on divorce, custody, removal, alimony, guardianship and grandparent visitation issues.    

Family issues are complex and emotionally taxing. Brynn strives to guide her clients through this process effectively and efficiently while minimizing the emotional toll on her clients. A firm believer in enabling her clients to make educated decisions based on practical advice and the law, Brynn zealously advocates for her clients whether that is through settlement negotiation or contested litigation in the courtroom. 

“I'm so glad I found Brynn to represent me for a family law case. She is professional in every way. She was quick to become knowledgeable of the details of the case. She articulated strong arguments. She was immediately responsive, clearly answered all my questions. She's someone you can trust in that she cares about your cause and fights for the best outcome.” -Robert, Former Client 

Brynn received her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 2011. Brynn is an active member in the community and sits on the Board of Directors for several local non-profits. When she is not practicing law, Brynn can be found leading her two small children and husband on wild adventures along with their dog, cats and parrot.  


Jay J. Cho

Jay Junhyung Cho provides litigation support assisting clients in complex business matters and in a variety of real estate matters, including purchase and sales, reviewing and advising on title and survey matters, financing, and leasing. Jay’s experience in Business and Real Estate Makes him a valuable asset with our Divorce Practice.

During law school, Jay completed an internship with the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, where he worked directly with Litigation Bureau attorneys handling cases involving state taxation of corporate taxpayers. Jay also has experience working at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where he assisted the retail sales team in launching a pension investment program for high-net-worth individuals and families in Korea. His other professional experiences include KPMG LLP and member law firms of “The Legal 500 Asia Pacific” (Shin & Kim, Lee & Ko, and Barun Law).

Prior to law school, Jay served in the United Nations Command Security Battalion – Joint Security Area as a Civil Affairs Administrative Clerk.

Jay received a B.A. in Economics and completed a Business Institutions Program from Northwestern University in 2015. Jay went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School in 2018.


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Lucia A. Strout 

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