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The dissolution of the marital relationship can be a very difficult  experience as well as a very emotionally trying time for families. This is exactly when you need sound, expert, legal guidance of an experienced, approachable and dedicated.  It is imperative that you be advised as to all of the options available to you so that you are capable of making right decisions for your future. 


My firm has over 19 years of experience in the handling of marital and custody disputes, pre and post-marital agreements, marital settlement agreements, financial statements, custody and parenting time issues.  I am a tenancious advocate for my client's interests and I am committed to safeguarding and promoting my clients' best interests -- both in the long and short term.


Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 42%
    18 years, 3.49 thousand cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 33%
    18 years, 2.74 thousand cases
  3. Estate Planning: 12%
    18 years, 873 cases
  4. Litigation: 11%
    18 years, 941 cases



Hourly ($275-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse James without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and has the skills of a superb litigator.


    Brent Hardy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • H. Scott Aalsberg

    James is a Great divorce lawyer who gets excellent results for his client. I endorse him.


    H. Aalsberg Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of James Thomas Kinder

9 Whiting Road
P.O. Box 47
Dover, MA, 02030



Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of James Thomas Kinder1996 - Present
Legal InternBrockton Superior Court1995 - 1995
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Kenny v. MurphySettled
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of MassachusettsRussian LanguageBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
University of MassachusettsPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts - Magna Cum Laude1991
Univeristy of MassachusettsPhilosophyMinor1991