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4 4 LAWYERS WEEKLY TABLE OF CONTENTS News Keyword Index...4 Lawyers Available for Commentary Lawyers Weekly Contacts...6 Banking...8 Business Formation...9 Business Law...10 Business: Litigation...10 Contract Disputes...12 Criminal Defense: Electronic Discovery & Evidence...13 Criminal Law...14 Employment & Labor...15 Employment Law...16 Employment Litigation...18 Environmental Law...19 Family Law...19 Family Law & Mediation...24 Health Care...27 Immigration Law...28 Insurance Law...28 Intellectual Property Law...30 Landlord/Tenant...31 Legal Malpractice Defense...32 Litigation...34 Maritime Law...34 Mediation...35 Patent Law...36 Personal Injury...37 Personal Injury: Aircraft...37 Personal Injury: Death & Catastrophic Injury...38 Product Liability Defense...40 Public Law & Municipal Law...40 Real Estate...41 Real Estate & Finance...42 Sports Concussions & Brain Injury...42 Travel & Transportation Law...44 Trusts & Estates...44 Whistleblower...45 White Collar Litigation...46 Other Information Massachusetts Court System...47 Media Inquiries...48 Chief Justices...49 Glossary of Legal Terms...50 Index by Firm Name...58 Index by Name Lawyers Weekly, a division of The Dolan Company, 10 Milk Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA
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6 6 LAWYERS WEEKLY KEYWORD INDEX All inquiries... 6 Alternative Dispute Resolution (includes Arbitration)...23, 24, 26, 27, 35, 36, Adoption...19, 24 Airplanes & Aviation...37,,39, 44 Auto Accidents...36, 38 Banking...8 Benefits...refer to Employee Benefits Business...9, 10, 11, 19, 34, 36 Brain Injury...42 Cars & Accidents...refer to Auto Accidents Child Custody...19, 20, 24 Civil Rights...41 Collaborative Law...22, 23, 25, 26 Commercial Property...10, 34 Construction...19 Construction Sites...36 Public Construction...40 Corporate...9 Criminal Defense...14 Criminal Litigation...11, 14 Cruise Lines...44 Custody...refer to Child Custody Discrimination...16 Divorce...19, 20, 23, 24, 27 Divorce Mediation...23, 27 Domestic Relations...23, 24 Drugs (medical)...40 E-Discovery...11 Electronic...11 Employee Benefits...16, 17, 18 Employment & Labor...10, 15, 16, 18, 36 Workplace Injury...38 Environment...19 Estate & Probate...20, 24, 27, 36 Estate Planning...44 Evidence...11 Family...19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27 Finance...8, 11 Fires & Explosions...36 Fishing & Fisherman...34 Foreclosure...31, 41, 42 Government...40, 41, 45 Health Care...11, 27, 45 Immigration...28 Insurance...28, 29, 36, 45 Intellectual Property...10, 30, 36 International Travel...44 Land Use...19, 41 Landlord/Tenant...31 Lawsuits...36 Lawyers, Issues with...28, 29 Legal Defense Malpractice...32, 33 LGBT Issues...19, 24 Litigation...10, 18, 34 Marital Mediation...23 Maritime...34 Mediation...23, 24, 25, 27, 36 Medical Malpractice...38, 40 Patents...30, 36 For more...refer to Intellectual Property Paternity & Reproduction...19, 24 Personal Injury...37, 38, 39 Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements...23 Product Liability...36, 40 Products...30 Professional Liability...10, 28, 29, 32 Property Division...20
7 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 7 Psychology...25 Real Estate...10, 19, 24, 34, 41, 42 Reproduction...19, 24 Same-Sex Marriage...23, 24 Securities...9, 11 Settlements...24, 36 Sexual Harassment...15 Sports Concussions...42 Tort...37, 38, 39 Tour Operators...44 Trademark...refer to Intellectual Property Transportation...44 Travel...44 Trial Lawyer...36 White Collar Crime...45 Whistleblower...18, 45 Wills...refer to Estate & Probate Workers Compensation...refer to Employment & Labor
8 8 LAWYERS WEEKLY LAWYERS WEEKLY CONTACTS Susan A. Bocamazo, Esq. Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Tel.: Bocamazo is publisher and editor-in-chief of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, overseeing all business aspects of Lawyers Weekly, the production of the paper and the Board of Editors. Her office also publishes Lawyers USA (a national publication for small-firm attorneys), Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, Massachusetts Medical Law Report, New England In-House and other publications for legal professionals. Bocamazo joined Lawyers Weekly as a Lawyers USA news writer in She has been that paper s editor since 2001, and was promoted to publisher in She became Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly s publisher in Bocamazo is a 1988 graduate of Providence College and a 1991 graduate of Harvard Law School.
9 David Frank, Esq. Managing Editor, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Tel.: Mobile: LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 9 LAWYERS WEEKLY CONTACTS (CONTINUED) Frank joined Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in June As an experienced reporter, he brought an intimate knowledge of the trial courts, which he honed as a career prosecutor prior to joining Lawyers Weekly. Most recently, Frank worked as an assistant district attorney in the gang unit in the Suffolk County District Attorney s Office. Prior to that, he worked in the Bristol County District Attorney s Office, notably working on the prosecution team that secured a murder conviction for Jacques Robidoux, the cult member charged with starving his year-old son. As a legal commentator, Frank has contributed to a host of local television, radio and print media. He is a 1997 graduate of Boston University School of Law and a 1994 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. He became Managing Editor in Kimberly Atkins, Esq. Staff Writer, D.C. Office, Lawyers USA Tel.: Atkins practiced as a litigation and appellate attorney in Boston for two years after graduating from Boston University School of Law in She received a master s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2001, and worked as a news reporter at the Boston Globe, The Journal News in Westchester County, N.Y., and the Boston Herald before joining Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly s sister publication, Lawyers USA, as its Washington, D.C. reporter in Atkins covers Congress and all federal agencies, and devotes a special focus to the U.S. Supreme Court. She frequently attends oral arguments and blogs about the Court when it is in session on DC Dicta (http://lawyersusaonline.com/dcdicta/).
10 10 LAWYERS WEEKLY LISTINGS BANKING Kenneth F. Ehrlich Nutter, McClennan & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Blvd., Seaport West Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Corporate and regulatory counsel to banks, savings and other financial institutions New bank formations, bank mergers and acquisitions, bank holding company formations, charter conversions, interstate expansion, introduction of new products/services, including securities Member, Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Bank Insurance Association; Member, American Bar Association Banking Law Committee; Lecturer at Boston University s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law ( ); past Co-Chair, Business Law Section, Boston Bar Association; past Co-Chair, Banking and Financial Services Law Committee, Boston Bar Association
11 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 11 BUSINESS FORMATION Alan H. Segal Law Office of Alan H. Segal 175 Highland Avenue Needham, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Alan is involved in all aspects of business formation and entity selection for businesses throughout Greater Boston and Massachusetts. He has experience as a consultant with TV, Radio and the print media. He can assist in creating limited liability companies, sub S and C corporations, general partnerships and sole propriertorships. With over 30 years of Massachusetts business experience, Attorney Segal advises clients on which business entity will serve their long-term business needs.when buying or selling a business or when considering a merger with another company, Attorney Alan Segal provides the insight, knowledge and experience you need to make sound business decisions through each step of the process. REAL ESTATE BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS PERSONAL INJURY ESTATE PLANNING Visit on the Web at
12 12 LAWYERS WEEKLY BUSINESS LAW Carl F. Barnes Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C. Reservoir Place 1601 Trapelo Road, Suite 205 Waltham, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Barnes specializes in representing large and small companies in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex transactions. As a former general counsel to two publicly held companies, Carl has substantial experience advising senior management on a wide range of legal and business issues. BUSINESS: LITIGATION Anthony M. Doniger Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Tony Doniger co-chairs the Business Litigation Group at Sugarman Rogers. He represents clients in complex business disputes, intellectual property matters, employment/employee disputes, and professional liability and real estate litigation matters. His clients include corporations, non-profit institutions and individuals engaged in manufacturing, banking, technology, real estate, the arts, investment and professional services. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the areas of bet-the-company litigation and commercial litigation. He has also been named in Boston magazine as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Massachusetts and Top 100 Lawyers in New England.
13 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 13 Richard M. Gelb Gelb & Gelb LLP 84 State Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Richard M. Gelb is a partner and co-founder of Gelb & Gelb LLP (www.gelbgelb.com), where he represents clients in federal and state court, civil and criminal litigation and regulatory proceedings concentrating in the areas of business and securities. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, New England Super Lawyers and Massachusetts Super Lawyers (Top 100). Gelb is a frequent author and lecturer. Gelb and his law partner, Daniel K. Gelb, co-authored Massachusetts E-Discovery & Evidence: Preservation through Trial, which is published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. ( MCLE ). He has contributed as an author to the Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Manual and Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts also published by MCLE, and The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits Damages for Experts and Attorneys (2011 ed.), published by Business Valuation Resources, L.L.C. (BVR). Gelb is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Inns of Court Foundation and the Massachusetts State Liaison. He is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. Gelb is a graduate of Boston College Law School (J.D., 1973) and a recipient of The Reverend James B. Malley, S.J. Award. He is an undergraduate of New York University (B.A., 1969).
14 14 LAWYERS WEEKLY BUSINESS: LITIGATION (CONTINUED) Christine M. Netski Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Christine Netski co-chairs the Business Litigation Group at Sugarman Rogers. She has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in matters involving non-competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, misrepresentation, civil conspiracy, defamation, commercial disparagement, unfair trade practices, bad faith insurance practices, public accommodations, consumer class actions and breach of contract. She is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and has been recognized since 2005 by Massachusetts Super Lawyers. CONTRACT DISPUTES Paul E. White Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Paul White has more than 20 years of experience handling complex civil litigation matters in the areas of business and real estate litigation, and insurance and reinsurance. His practice has particular focus on complex contract claims, supply chain disputes, shopping mall lease disputes, and claims under UCC Article 2. Paul is a frequent writer and lecturer on the subject of commercial contracts, contract disputes and litigation-related topics. He is a
15 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 15 member of the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management, the National Retail Tenants Association and the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY & EVIDENCE Daniel K. Gelb Gelb & Gelb LLP 84 State Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: GELB & GELB LLP 84 STATE STREET BOSTON, MA TELEPHONE: (617) FACSIMILE: (617) WEBSITE: Trying and Settling Cases Since 1987 SM Business & Securities Litigation Criminal Defense Regulatory Proceedings Probate & Domestic Relations
16 16 LAWYERS WEEKLY CRIMINAL DEFENSE: ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY & EVIDENCE (CONTINUED) Daniel K. Gelb is a partner at Gelb & Gelb LLP, where he handles general and white collar criminal defense matters in state and federal court, complex civil litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Prior to joining Gelb & Gelb LLP, he was an assistant district attorney in Massachusetts. Gelb is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production and an advisory board member for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. s White Collar Crime Report. Gelb is Massachusetts District Chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ( NACDL ) White Collar Crime Committee, a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Criminal Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. Gelb is a Louis D. Brandeis Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and has been named a Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers. He is a frequent author and lecturer on electronic evidence and discovery as well as civil and criminal trial practice and procedure. Gelb is a volunteer instructor for the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop, and co-authored Massachusetts E-Discovery & Evidence: Preservation Through Trial (2nd. Ed., 2011), published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. CRIMINAL LAW William Barabino Law Office of William J. Barabino 599 North Avenue, Suite 7, 2nd Floor Wakefield, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Barabino is an experienced criminal attorney with a diverse background in all courts for virtually any criminal matter. He is prepared to offer commentary for criminal law strategy, case law developments and overall criminal process for either radio or television, via telephone, in studio or on-scene.
17 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 17 EMPLOYMENT & LABOR Paul Holtzman Krokidas & Bluestein, LLP 600 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Holtzman s litigation practice includes trial work, alternative dispute resolution and preventive advice to employers, all focused in the areas of employment law, sexual harassment and other civil rights. His expertise includes discrimination, non-competition, overtime, wage and hour (tip), contract and tort cases for employees and employers in federal and state courts. Meet your deadline early! Call Krokidas & Bluestein first Your first call for media savvy legal commentators in the following areas: HEALTH CARE: Hospitals, nursing homes, senior living, community health centers Call Robert J. Griffin at or LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT: Civil rights, sexual harassment, wage and hour Call Paul Holtzman at or LITIGATION: Real estate, business, commercial property management Call Vincent J. Pisegna at or law.com
18 18 LAWYERS WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LAW Katherine J. Michon Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP One Financial Center, 15th Floor Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Katherine J. Michon has extensive experience in executive transition matters and discrimination claims. She was named by Boston Magazine as one of Boston s Best Employment Lawyers, describing her as one of the best negotiators in the business. She is listed in Super Lawyers Top 50 Female Lawyers in New England. Christopher J. Perry Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C. Reservoir Place 1601 Trapelo Road, Suite 205 Waltham, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Perry has practiced labor and employment law on behalf of management for over 25 years. He represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including litigation, union management relations and compliance-related issues.
19 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 19 Nancy S. Shilepsky Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP One Financial Center, 15th Floor Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: An executive employment pioneer, Nancy S. Shilepsky was given the highest ranking in Chambers USA 2011 in two fields: Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation. For five consecutive years, Shilepsky has been selected as a Massachusetts Top 10 Super Lawyer, published annually in Boston Magazine. One Financial Center, 15 th Floor Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Concentrating in executive advocacy, employment law and litigation. Dedicated to securing outstanding results for our clients throughout their lives and careers.
20 20 LAWYERS WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION Lawrence J. Casey Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP One Financial Center, 15th Floor Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Lawrence J. Casey, head of litigation at Shilepsky Hartley Robb, has more than 25 years of experience successfully litigating complex employment claims, including restrictive covenant and whistleblower matters. He holds an AV Pre-eminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in New England Super Lawyers for seven years. Jean A. Musiker Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Jean Musiker has over 30 years of experience representing clients in employment matters. She has defended corporate clients in matters including discrimination and wrongful termination claims, wage-and-hour disputes, employee benefit matters, non-compete disputes and issues arising in unionized work settings. Jean is a former General Counsel to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers and was listed in Boston magazine as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers and Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts and New England.
21 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 21 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Lisa C. Goodheart Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Lisa Goodheart chairs the Environmental Law Group. She has extensive experience in cost-recovery cases, permitting appeals, land use disputes, enforcement actions, design and construction matters, and a broad range of real estate and business litigation matters. Lisa currently serves as President of the Boston Bar Association and is a former President of New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE). She was named Boston Best Lawyers Litigation Environmental Lawyer of the Year for She has also been recognized by Chambers USA and Lawdragon 500 in the area of environmental law, and was named one of the Top 100 Lawyers and Top 50 Female Lawyers in Massachusetts and New England in Boston magazine. FAMILY LAW Patience Crozier Law Office of Joyce Kauffmn 231 Third Street Cambridge, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Crozier s practice includes all aspects of traditional and alternative family law, with a particular focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Her work encompasses adoption, divorce, dissolution, custody, paternity, guardianship and assisted reproductive technology issues.
22 22 LAWYERS WEEKLY FAMILY LAW (CONTINUED) Crozier has been recognized as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association, as a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2009, 2010 and 2011, with the Recent Graduate Award from Boston College Law School and as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Alan S. Geismer Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 101 Merrimac Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Alan Geismer chairs the Domestic Relations and Probate Litigation Group at Sugarman Rogers. He has more than 30 years of experience litigating, negotiating and mediating complex family law matters including divorce, child custody, property division, alimony, child support, visitations, contempt, modification, removal and paternity actions. Alan has also represented clients in the negotiation of prenuptial agreements. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in family law. Gail Kleven Gelb Gelb & Gelb LLP 84 State Street Boston, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Gail Kleven Gelb is a partner in Gelb & Gelb LLP, where she represents clients in probate and family law and closely held and family business litigation. She received a B.A. from Brandeis University, a Master s of Urban Affairs from Boston University and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.
23 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 23 Gelb is a contributing author to MCLE s Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice. She is an associate editor of the Massachusetts Law Review and has been published in that journal as well as in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the Massachusetts Bar Association Civil Litigation Section News. She has served as a hearing committee member of the Board of Bar Overseers. At the Massachusetts Bar Association, Gelb was a member of the Family Law Section Council. She also served as vice chairperson for the Public Relations and Speakers Committee, as a member of the Family Law Section Committee to Improve the Probate & Family Court, and on a Financial Decisions Subcommittee of the Governor s Special Commission on Divorce. She is a life member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. She is also listed as a New England Super Lawyer. PROTECTING OUR FAMILIES IN EVERY WAY WE CAN The Law Office of Joyce Kauffman Compassion - Experience - Results Joyce Kauffman Patience Crozier Joyce Kauffman FAX Third Street, Cambridge, MA Polly Crozier
24 24 LAWYERS WEEKLY FAMILY LAW (CONTINUED) Rachel B. Goldman Boston Law Collaborative, LLC 99 Summer Street, Suite 1600 Boston, MA Phone: x220 Fax: Website: Rachel B. Goldman has practiced law in Massachusetts for over 20 years. She specializes in collaborative law, mediation, settlement negotiation and parent coordination. Her areas of practice include all aspects of divorce and family law, including alimony, child support, custody, parenting plans, division of marital assets, post-divorce modifications, same-sex partnership dissolutions and divorce, marital mediation, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She has represented clients and served as mediator and parent coordinator in hundreds of cases involving complex legal and emotional issues. In addition to her law and mediation practice, Rachel frequently teaches and presents to professional groups, law students and the public about collaborative law and mediation. She was one of the first collaborative attorneys to be trained in Massachusetts and is a leader in the collaborative law community. She is a faculty member of and was instrumental in designing the three-day Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training currently offered in Massachusetts. She also teaches introductory and advanced mediation courses with the Community Dispute Settlement Center and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Rachel has been a board member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council since She currently serves as its clerk and co-chair of the Advanced Training Committee. She is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She provides pro bono services as a volunteer mediator with the Community Dispute Settlement Center.
25 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 25 Laurie Israel Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC 1318 Beacon Street Brookline, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Laurie Israel combines a family law practice with estate planning, mediation and collaborative law. She is a former board member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council. Her writings include articles on marital mediation, collaborative practice, marriage, divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences. Laurie writes for The Huffington Post on divorce, mediation and other topics. Abraham Maslow BLC congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees, Israela A. Brill-Cass and David Hoffman Left to right: Karen Richards, Katherine Triantafillou, Nicole DiPentima, Jean Kolling, Rachel Goldman, Richard Woman, Vicki Shemin, David Hoffman, Don Greenstein, Israela Brill-Cass, Lenore Pellani 99 SUMMER ST., SUITE 1600, BOSTON, MA PH: (617)
26 26 LAWYERS WEEKLY FAMILY LAW (CONTINUED) Joyce Kauffman Law Office of Joyce Kauffmn 231 Third Street Cambridge, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Kauffman s practice focuses exclusively on traditional and nontraditional family law.her work is primarily in the areas of divorce, dissolution, paternity, guardianship, adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).Kauffman specializes in legal issues impacting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Kauffman is the recipient of the Gwen Bloomingdale Pioneer Spirit Award, Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association, 2007; the Fisher Davenport Award, Family Pride Coalition and COLAGE, 2004; and the Barney Frank Award, Massachusetts School of Law, She is a member of the National Family Law Advisory Council of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and was selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of the 2009 Lawyers of the Year. FAMILY LAW & MEDIATION Hon. Beverly W. Boorstein Beverly W. Boorstein Dispute Resolution Two Newton Place 255 Washington Street, Suite 340 Newton, MA Phone: Fax: Website:
27 LAWYERS ON THE RECORD 27 In the past three years since she began her office, Judge Boorstein has seen domestic, trust issues and estate disputes in mediation. She has sat as arbitrator on cases involving post-divorce contempts and modifications and disputes arising out of the language in agreements, and as special master hearing cases in divorce, post-divorce modifications, contempts, contested accounts, estate, and equity actions. Judge Boorstein has been a commissioner for sale of real estate, served as special administrator of contested estates and served as special master under Rule 70 to perform certain act(s). Howard I. Goldstein Rosenberg, Freedman & Goldstein, LLP 246 Walnut Street Newton, MA Phone: Fax: Website: Goldstein has been practicing family law since 1973 and chairs a five-lawyer domestic relations practice. He has made presentations on litigation, collaborative practice and mediation for a variety of professional associations. Goldstein is particularly interested in the intersection of law and psychology and has presented on that subject at Boston College and Boston University School of Social Work, the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology and other venues.