I am a zealous and passionate advocate for my clients. My practice focuses on litigating civil matters in the Massachusetts State Courts and providing exceptional legal services in a variety of areas of the law. I have successfully tried and handled cases in Superior Court and the Probate and Family Court. I have also argued appellate matters before the Massachusetts Appellate Division of the District Court.
My family law practice includes divorce, custody disputes, visitation, child support, alimony, asset division involving high net worth estates, post-divorce modifications and enforcement/contempt proceedings, paternity actions and prenuptial agreements.
My trusts & estate planning practice includes planning, probate administration & litigation such as will contests, trust disputes and defending & prosecuting breach of fiduciary duty claims.
Some of my areas of general civil litigation include premises liability, motor vehicle tort and personal injury matters.
I am a certified Conciliator through the BBA/MBA conciliator training program pursuant to SJC Court Rule 1:18.
I am an member of the Women's Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Middlesex County Bar Association and the Norfolk County Bar Association.
When you have chosen me to represent you, I understand that you are trusting me and relying on me to advocate for you during what very well may be the most emotionally exhausting and stressful time of your life. I take each case very seriously and I will zealously advocate for you to achieve the best resolution.
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I have had the great good fortune of knowing Deborah Katz personally and professionally for a number of years. She is fiercely devoted to her clients, whom she zealously represents, and she possesses a keen legal mind and ability to appreciate nuanced areas of the law. Attorney Katz has handled complex family law cases with vigor and integrity, and I am pleased to endorse her services.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New England Scholar||New England School of Law||1996|
|Owner||Katz Legal Group LLC||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Behman Hambelton LLP||2010 - 2014|
|Attorney||Gibson Behman, P.C.||1999 - 2010|
|Law Intern||Suffolk County Juvenile Court||1998 - 1998|
|Law Intern||Suffolk County Superior Court||1997 - 1997|
|Law Clerk||Payne & Hall, P.C.||1997 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Women's Business Group||Board Member||2013 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Probate and Family Court Certified Conciliator||2013 - Present|
|Norfolk County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|Middlesex County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2010 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section||Attorney Member||1999 - Present|
|Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section||Attorney Member||1999 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association, Probate Law Section||Attorney Member||1999 - Present|
|Boston Bar Association, Litigation Section||Attorney Member||1999 - Present|
|Alimony||Father shall continue to pay Alimony for four more years.|
|Will Contest||Settled for a nominal sum.|
|Negligent Hiring, Supervision & Security||The defendant employer/property owner was granted summary judgment and the case was dismissed against it.|
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|Wellesley Patch||Have You Chosen the Right Person to Be Your Personal Representative f/k/a Executor?||2013|
|New England School of Law||cum laude||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Boston College||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Educational Seminar for PGA Members||Estate Planning||2014|