Legal Services – Greater Boston

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Robert DiLibero Esq. **

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DiLibero Law Offices Address 500 Commercial Street, Unit 4R Boston MA 02109 Address 30 Eastbrook Road Dedham MA 02026 Counties served: Suffolk, Norfolk and Middlesex Phone: (617) 723-8010 Fax: (617) 723-4990 Website: www.domrel.com
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Attorney DiLibero is an experienced Massachusetts probate and family law attorney concentrating his law practice on resolving family related disputes involving wills, estates, divorce, separation, child custody, spousal support, and many other probate and family related matters through litigation, mediation, or collaborative law. With law offices in Boston and Dedham, Attorney DiLibero’s Massachusetts family law practice areas include: Probate, Family Law Divorce, Litigation, Mediation and Collaborative Law.

Joyce Kauffman Esq. **

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Kauffman Law & Mediation Address 231 Third Street Suite 720 Cambridge MA 02142 Counties served: Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Plymouth, Barnstable Phone: (617) 577-1505 Fax: (617) 577-1012 Website: http://kauffmanlaw.net
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Attorney Kauffman’s practice includes mediation, divorce coaching, private conciliation, and adoption, with a special focus on LGBT families. In addition to her 25 years’ experience as an attorney, Attorney Kauffman has an undergraduate degree in Child Development and a master’s Degree in counseling psychology.

Carol E. Nesson Esq.

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Law Office of Carol E. Nesson Address 1996 Centre Street 3rd Floor West Roxbury MA 02132 County served: All Ma. counties Phone: (617) 363-0000 Fax: (617) 363-0006 Website: The Law Office of Carol E. Nesson
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Carol Nesson prepares QDROs (orders dividing retirement assets) & similar documents for attorneys and clients. She is available for consultation with clients and counsel about how to draft appropriate language in separation agreements.

Vicki Shemin J.D., LICSW, ACSW **

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Boston Law Collaborative Address 99 Summer Street Suite 1600 Boston MA 02110 Phone: (617) 439-4700 Website: www.BostonLawCollaborative.com
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With more than three decades of indispensable contributions to the legal sector, Vicki L. Shemin, J.D., LICSW, ACSW, has been recognized for her professional success as an attorney at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, a multidisciplinary law firm notably devoted to an alternative conflict resolution orientation to the practice of law. With her dual-degree in clinical social work and family law, Ms. Shemin is distinctively well-suited to offer clients an array of dispute resolution options including mediation, collaborative law, consultation and coaching, settlement negotiations, parenting coordination, guardian ad litem evaluative opinions, pre-marital and post-nuptial agreements – and even has a sub-specialization in handling cases for those interested in working on “agreements to stay married.”

Her interest in “paying it forward” is evidenced both in the writing and publication of her scholarly articles and chapter for “A Practical Guide to Estate Planning” for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE), as well as in her time that was devoted to being an adjunct instructor in family law, ethics and mental health law at Boston University School of Social Work, and as a guest lecturer for the American Bar Association, MCLE, Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council and Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Inc. (MCFM).

Attorney Shemin is also a Florida Supreme Court certified family law mediator, is credentialed as a certified family mediator by MCFM, has earned a 10.0 “excellent” AVVO rating, and has recently been inducted into the Worldwide Registry for her many accomplishments. She is also a founding member of the national organization, Academy of Professional Family Mediators; an Executive Board Member of MCFM; and co-chair of the Greater Boston Collaborative Law Practice Group.

Attorney Shemin is currently working on a book entitled – “Letters To Ex-Spouses:…And I Just Wanted You To Know”. (If interested in contributing anonymously to the book, please contact Attorney Shemin directly.)

Matthew Solomon Esq.

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Attorney Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC Home 1318 Beacon Street, Suite 19 Brookline MA Counties served: Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk Phone: (617) 277-3774 Fax: (617) 277-6520 Website: www.ivkdlaw.com
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Matthew Solomon is an associate at Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC located in Coolidge Corner, Brookline.

Linda Sternberg Esq. **

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Sternberg Law Address 10 Tremont Street Suite 200 Boston MA 02108-2008 Counties served: Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Essex, Worcester, Plymouth Phone: (617) 722-8300 Fax: (617) 722-8350 Website: www.SternbergLaw.com
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Attorney Linda Sternberg has practiced family law in the greater Boston area for more than 30 years. Linda is a collaborative practitioner, mediator and litigator in all aspects of family law. Her areas of expertise and experience include divorce, paternity, child support, alimony/spousal support, custody and parenting plans, guardianships and conservatorships, modifications and contempt actions. Attorney Sternberg serves as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and also as an attorney for children. Attorney Sternberg is devoted to helping families resolve their disputes as amicably as possible using her wealth of experience, strong advocacy, empathy, compassion and sense of humor. For more information, see http://www.SternbergLaw.com.

Karen Van Kooy Esq. **

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Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC Home 1318 Beacon Street Suite 19 Brookline MA 02446 Phone: (617) 277-3774 Fax: (617) 277-6520 Website: www.ivkdlaw.com Blog: www.yourfamilymatterslawblog.com
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Karen Van Kooy is a partner at Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC located in Coolidge Corner, Brookline. Karen represents women and men in all stages of family transitions, including divorce, custody, child support and post-divorce matters. Karen also works with people to create fair and loving pre and post nuptial agreements to strengthen their marriage. Central to Karen’s approach in domestic relations matter is to attend to the immediate needs of a client, whose life may be in upheaval, while assisting the client in defining the big picture: life after the transition. Finding the right process for each situation, whether it is litigation, mediation or the collaborative law process is an essential first step, and Karen is trained and practices all three approaches. Karen is a board member of the Divorce Center.

** Denotes Collaboratively Trained Professional