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BBA Section Comments Inspire Revisions in Parenting Coordination Procedures

On February 1, 2017, the Probate and Family Court promulgated Parenting Coordination Standing Order 1-17, related to the procedures and requirements for parenting coordinators either assigned by agreement between parent parties or appointed by the Court. The Standing Order will be effective on July 1, 2017.
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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

    Rosanne Paula Klovee

    Law Office of Rosanne Klovee, LLC

    (781) 438-5222

    Brian McLaughlin

    McLaughlin Law, LLC

    (617) 236-5847

  • 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

    Muska Yousuf

    Wynn & Wynn - Hyannis

    (508) 775-3665

    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.

    Contact Information

    Elizabeth A. Roberts

    Roberts & Sauer LLP

    Meredith A. DeJesus

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

    (617) 227-3030

  • 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

    Peter G. Coulombe

    Massachusetts Department of Revenue

    (617) 626-4157

    Gayle Stone-Turesky

    Stone, Stone & Creem

    (617) 523-4567

  • 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

    Alana Holly

    Taylor, Ganson & Perrin, LLP

    (617) 951-2777

    Cindy Palmquist

    Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association

    (617) 423-0648

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