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     Attorney Karpf provides experienced advocacy, consultation, and mediation in a multitude of practice areas, including divorce, child custody, child support and alimony, domestic abuse, asset and income discovery, recovery and protection, trusts, estates,  pre- and post-nuptial agreements, fraud, alternative family structures, consumer protection, and small business litigation.


     Attorney Karpf is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, as well as a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, the National Lawyers Guild, and the Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem. He is certified to offer Limited Assistance Representation in all of the Probate and Family Courts of the Commonwealth.  He has been a source for intellectual property and discovery law in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, taught business law at the undergraduate level, and is a parent, former foster parent, suburban homesteader, beekeeper, and sailor.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    14 years
  2. Family: 15%
    14 years
  3. Business: 10%
    14 years
  4. Child Support: 10%
    14 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($100-250/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Vadimus Law L.L.C.

275 Grove Street
Suite 2-400
Newton, MA, 02466


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding AttorneyVadimus Law L.L.C.2011 - Present
Associate AttorneySmyth Law Offices, P.C.2001 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad LitemN/A2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
National Lawyers GuildN/A2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Swarthmore CollegeEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lay-led ServiceThe Second Principle in Legal Practice2013