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Jo Ann Citron

Jo Ann Citron

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation

  • Newton, MA

Practice Areas

  1. Child Custody: 60%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%

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Payment Types:

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Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Calvin Heinle

    Jo Ann is an excellent child custody attorney who regularly handles high conflict, sophisticated custody matters. I do not hesitate to recommend her to anyone in need of a talented, ethical family law attorney.

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    Calvin Heinle Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

Citron Law

233 Needham Street
Suite 300
Newton, MA, 02464

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYResigned 199303/13/2015
MARetired199204/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalCitron Law2004 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad LitemBoard member2011 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad LitemEducation Committee2010 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Massachusetts chapter)Member2007 - Present
Women's Bar AssociationBoard Member1994 - 2000

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Beth R. v. Donna M., 853 N.Y.S. 2d 851Citron Law obtained the first same-sex divorce in New York state, prior to the licensing of same-sex marriage.
Smith v. Jones, 69 Mass. App. Ct. 400Citron Law's client prevailed in a de facto parent trial and appeal.
Demers v. BracciCitron Law's client prevailed in a relocation trial.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide"Marriage is Here to Stay in Massachusettss"2007
The Future of Gay Rights in America"Sexuality, Marriage, and Relationships"2005
The Women's Review of Books"Good Intentions"2005
Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide"How the High Court Finally Came Around"2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vassar CollegeN/AA.B.N/A
Boston UniversityN/APh.D.N/A
Northeastern University School of LawLawJ.D.N/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Shared Parenting: Solomon's Dilemma in the 21st CenturyCustody in the 50 States2011
Removal: Are We There Yet?Relocation2011
Legal Standards and Child DevelopmentRelocation; De Facto Parents2011
The "New" Family LawPost Same-Sex Marriage Perspectives2004
Wellesley Research FellowsDivorce Without Marriage2002
Not For All FamiliesCurrent Issues in Family Law2000