KRISTEN MARA graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA and received her J.D.... more
KRISTEN MARA graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA and received her J.D. from Western New England College School of Law in Springfield, MA. Prior to joining Esser and Kingston, she served as a law clerk for OShea Getz, P.C. and Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP, the largest law firm in Western Massachusetts. Her practice is devoted to family law, including divorce, adoption, same-s... view profile
I'm a transactional music attorney. My background (before law) was focussed on music;... more
I'm a transactional music attorney. My background (before law) was focussed on music; I earned my Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston. I play several instruments, have performed in rock bands, chamber groups, wind ensembles, and on studio projects, and have composed music in various styles and for use in a variety of media. I enjoy assisting musicians and others i... view profile
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