The Family Law Section is dedicated to maintaining relationships with the courts, peers, and other parties invested in family law. Section members discuss current issues and problem areas; assist in efforts to improve law and procedures, and host educational programs to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of existing law.

October 2018 Middlesex Probate and Family Court Calendar

Family Law Committees

  • Divorce Law Fundamentals Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover divorce law issues.
  • Family Law CLE Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs focusing on current issues in Family Law.

    Contact Information

    Brian McLaughlin

    McLaughlin Law, LLC

    (617) 236-5847

    Timothy Braughler

    Taylor, Ganson & Perrin, LLP

    (617) 951-2777

  • Family Law Communications Committee
    This committee publishes information relevant to the family law bar. If you are interested in an editorial position or writing for the newsletter or blog, contact the Co-Chairs.

    Contact Information

    Jordana Kershner

    Baskin & Associates, LLC

    (617) 266-1820

    Grace C. Roessler

    Mirick O'Connell

    (617) 261-2417

  • Family Law Divorce Fundamentals Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions focusing on the fundamentals of divorce.

    Contact Information

    Katherine M. Potter

    Law Office of Katherine M. Potter

    (617) 877-8664

    Abbe L. Hershberg

    Greater Boston Legal Services

    (617) 371-1234

  • Family Law Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover family law issues.
  • Family Law Public Policy Committee
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes in the law. Family law attorneys are asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Gayle Stone-Turesky

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    (617) 227-3030

    Peter G. Coulombe

    Massachusetts Department of Revenue

    (617) 626-4157

  • Family Law Public Service Committee
    This committee focuses on educating and training members about various pro bono opportunities. The committee also organizes community service and student outreach projects for the section.

    Contact Information

    Cindy Palmquist

    Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association

    (617) 423-0648

    Alana Holly

    Taylor, Ganson & Perrin, LLP

    (617) 951-2777

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.