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Elaine M Benkoski

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Divorce & Separation, Real Estate, Probate

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 75%
    26 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    36 years
  3. Probate: 5%
    36 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    36 years

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Contact Info

30 Eastbrook Road
Suite 301
Dedham, MA, 02026

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive197904/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Denis Maguire Pro Bono AwardVolunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyElaine M. Benkoski, Attorney at Law1993 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Stephen E. Shamban1989 - 1993
Litigation AttorneyLaw Office of Lee Barron Wernick1982 - 1989
AttorneyLaw Office of Loretta O'Brien1981 - 1982

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Pro Bono CommitteeCo-chair2009 - 2011
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2006 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2001 - Present
Massachusetts Department of Developmental DisabilitiesHuman Rights Attorney for Metro Residential Services1999 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law SectionMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ABI Northeast Consumer ForumState Law Defenses in Motions for Relief from Stay2011
Emerging Issues in Representing Debtors and Creditors: Cirque de BankruptcyCalculating the Debtor's Actual Monthly Taxes2009
Boston Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch SeriesNavigating The Gambling Debtor Through Bankruptcy2008
BenkoskiLaw.comHow to Prepare For Your First Interview2004
BenkoskiLaw.comDivorce in Massachusetts2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
VLP TrainingVolunteer Lawyer Training for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy2011
Northeast Consumer ForumState Law Defenses in Motions for Relief from Stay2011
Training for Volunteer LawyersRepresenting A Pro Bono Debtor2010
Large Firm Training InitiativeHow To Represent a Pro Bono Debtor2010
Basics of Pro Bono Bankruptcy RepresentationRepresenting the Pro Bono Debtor2010
Playing the Bankruptcy CardBusting the Myths of Consumer Bankruptcy2009
Emerging Issues in Representing Debtors and Creditors: Cirque de BankruptcyNavigating the Three Ring Circus of Personal Income Taxes in Bankruptcy2009
BBA Brown BagNavigating The Gambling Debtor Through Bankruptcy2008
Divorce and BankruptcyDivorce and Bankruptcy1995