Andrew Ordyna-Pimentel - Cordell & Cordell Boston Divorce Lawyer

Andrew Ordyna-Pimentel

Senior Litigation Partner

andrew ordyna-pimentelClear and consistent communication with your attorney is essential in obtaining a successful result in your case, according to Andrew Ordyna-Pimentel.

“Make sure your attorney understands the result you desire in your case and why you feel such a result is appropriate,” he said.

Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel strives to ensure he and his client are on the same page and that the client understands the often-intimidating litigation process.

“If you do not understand, explain the problem to your attorney. Your lawyer is on your team so work with one another as a team,” he said. “And never let your spouse or your ex-spouse undermine your relationship with your attorney.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel obtained his license to practice law in New Hampshire in 2000. He is also licensed to practice law in Massachusetts (since 2002) and Georgia (since 2002).


Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel received his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school, he served as an associate legislation editor for the Georgia State University Law Review.

Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in International Studies from Georgia Southern University, magna cum laude.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell in 2007, Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel worked as a public defender with the New Hampshire Public Defender’s office. He also worked as an associate for attorney John Israel, to whom he strongly attributes his skills and training as a litigator.


Mr. Ordyna-Pimentel is a member of the Norfolk County Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association,the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association.


"Andy really did a fine job. I wasn't a typical client as this was really more advisory than litigation, but all things considered, it went very well. Andy and I worked together very well."
"Either Andy himself or his paralegal have always gotten back to me quickly. They are very responsive. ... I have a general feeling of pleasure so far. Andy is doing a great job!"
"Andy is great. He is very passionate about what he does. You can tell he takes his job very seriously. He was impressive in court. Andy really stood up for me and put his foot down. I've never had an attorney fight for me like that. It literally brought me to tears. I can’t describe how it feels to have your attorney care that much and fight for you that way. Andy did a great job. He's a great advocate for dads."
"I am very happy with the professionalism displayed and with the end result. Andy did a great job; he listened to me and did what I needed him to do."
"Andy has been great to work with. Everything that he said he was going to do he has done, and he has done it quickly. I am more than pleased with him."
"You are a highly organized firm. Dealings were always very complete and clear, and I was especially pleased by the professional and personal attitude of Andrew Ordyna. The support staff that I encountered were always professional, helpful and friendly. Thank you and your personnel for a satisfactory outcome."
"Andy did a professional, courteous job. Everything went very smoothly. I knew he definitely had my back. I was very confident in what he had to say. I entrusted his decision to be in my best interests."

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