Brett a. sanidas, esq.

Attorney sanidas' resume

Attorney Sanidas, a cum laude graduate of Lake Forest College and a cum laude graduate of Tulane Law School, has practiced law for 26 years, primarily in Falmouth.  He started his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office before entering private practice.    He has litigated cases both in the state and federal courts, however, now concentrates his practice in commercial and residential real estate, corporate law including both the sale and purchase of businesses, formation of both corporation and limited liability companies, drafting wills and the probate of estates.

Brett served as a Trustee at Falmouth Academy for eleven years, five of those years as Chairperson of the Committee on Trustees, and was awarded the honor of Trustee Emeritus upon the completion of his service.  Brett also served as Capital Campaign Chairman for the new Falmouth Ice Arena where he oversaw the fundraising for the $8,000,000.00 ice arena.  He has also served as Vice President of Falmouth Youth Hockey and on both the Board of Directors of Falmouth Youth Hockey and the Board of Governors of the Falmouth Ice Arena.  He is a Level  IV certified USA Hockey Coach with two of his teams winning Massachusetts State Championships.  In addition to fundraising for the Falmouth Ice Arena he has also served on Capital Campaign Committees for Falmouth Hospital and the Community Health Center in Mashpee.  Attorney Sanidas is also a Corporator at the Cape Cod 5 Cents Savings Bank where he served on one of their Foundation Boards as well.

 Brett lives in Falmouth with his wife, Susie, and his children, Austin and Emily.


Brett A. Sanidas, Attorney at Law


Tulane Law School - New Orleans, LA

Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 1992

Secretary - The Federalist Society (1989-1990)

Project for Older Prisoners (1989-1992)


Lake Forest College - Lake Forest, IL

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, May 1988

Major: Economics

Honors: Dean's List 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88

Alpha Chi Academic Achievement Award 1986, 1987


LEGAL  EXPERIENCE:                                

Brett A. Sanidas, Attorney at Law, Falmouth, MA

January 2004 to present
General practice of law concentrating in real estate conveyancing, commercial and residential mortgage transactions, business law, and trusts and estates.

Lebherz & Sanidas- Falmouth, MA

August 1994 to December 2003
General practice of law, real estate conveyancing, mortgage transactions, and all areas of litigation, including complex criminal defense in both Federal and State courts.

District Attorney's Office, Cape & Islands District

Assistant District Attorney

July 1992 - July 1994

- Prosecuted cases in both the District and Superior Courts of the    Cape and Islands District.

- CARE TEAM: specializing in the prosecution of sexual assault cases where the victim is under the age of fourteen.

District Attorney's Office; Cape & Islands District

Summer Internship

June - August 1991

- Prosecuted cases under Rule 3:03 exclusively in the six Person     Jury Session of the Barnstable District Court.

Preis & Kraft  -  Lafayette, Louisiana

Law Clerk

May 1991

- Prepared legal memoranda for trials exclusively in the area of  maritime and admiralty law.



Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar - December 18, 1992



Falmouth Academy

Board of Trustees

May 2007 to September 2018

Chairman - Committee on Trustees (August 2012 – August 2015)

Executive Committee (August 2012 – August 2015)

Member of New Head of School Search Committee (2012-2013)


* Trustee Emeritus – September 2018 to Present



Falmouth Youth Hockey, Inc.

Board of Governors

June 2018- Present

Vice President

May 2009 to June 2013

Board of Directors

May 2008 to  May 2014

Chairman of Capital Campaign Committee for the

New Falmouth Ice Arena - May 2010 to June 2012

Level IV USA Hockey Certified Hockey Coach

June 2006 to Present

Falmouth Youth Hockey Coach

- August 2007 to November 2014

- August 2010 to April 2011

Falmouth Girls U12A

- Massachusetts State Champions (2011)

- South Shore Conference Champions

            - April 2011 to April 2013

            Cape Cod Storm Girls U14 Select Team

- Massachusetts State Champions (2013)

- Attendance at USA Hockey National          Championships San Jose, California 

                (April 2013)

                        - Number 3 ranked team in the United   States

            - April 2013 to November 2014

            Cape Cod Storm Girls U16 Tier I Select Team                    

    - September 2018 – Present

            Cape Cod Lightning U12 Boys Premier Team