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  1. Mediation: 70%
    22 years, 325 cases
  2. Arbitration: 30%
    25 years, 40 cases

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  • Jonathan E. Fields

    I have referred many clients to Bill for mediation -- he has settled every one of them. He brings skills, compassion, and a wealth of experience to the mediation table. Without hesitation, I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jonathan Fields Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Melinda J. Markvan

    Attorney Levine strives to improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the cause of family law and arbitration in Massachusetts. Without reservation, I endorse William Levine.

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    Melinda Markvan Divorce and separation Attorney
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Levine Dispute Resolution Center LLC

100 High Street
Suite 200
Westwood, MA, 02026-6925

Levine Dispute Resolution Center LLC

100 High Street
Suite 200
Westwood, MA, 02026

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive197807/30/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the Year - MediationBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers In AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Top Lawyers New EnglandBoston Magazine Law and Politics2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Super Lawyers Top MassachusettsBoston Magazine Law and Politics2009
Super Lawyers Top New EnglandBoston Magazine Law and Politics2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Super Lawyers Top New EnglandBoston Magazine Law and Politics2008
Super Lawyers Top 100 MassachusettsBoston Magazine Law and Politics2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Super Lawyers Top New EnglandBoston Magazine Law and Politics2007
Super Lawyers Top 100 MassachusettsBoston Magazine Law and Politics2007
Super Lawyers Top 100 MassachusettsBoston Magazine2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
Top 100 Lawyers USAWorth Magazine2005
Super Lawyers Top 100 MassachusettsBoston Magazine Law and Politics2005
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2003
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2002
Boston's Best LawyersBoston Magazine2002
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2001
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2000
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1999
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1998
Best Lawyers In AmericaBest Lawyers in America1997
Best Lawyers in Americabest Lawyers in America1996
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1995
President's AwardAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Massachusetts Chapter)1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate/PartnerBowser & Lee/ Lee & Levine1995 - Present
AssociatePeabody & Arnold1983 - 1984
AssociateAtwood & Wright1981 - 1983
Asst/Deputy Regional CounselDepartment of Social Services1978 - 1981
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Academy of Professional Family MediatorsFounding Fellow, Advanced Practitioner2012 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember and former Board Member1999 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow1987 - Present
Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Inc.MemberN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBoard of Governors2009 - 2011
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersChairman of Arbitration Committee2006 - 2008
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (MA Chapter)President2001 - 2003
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow1990 - 2012
Boston Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Chair1989 - 1991
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
MCFM Family Mediation Quarterly (Winter 2014) Vol. 12, No. 1"Massachusetts Alimony and Child Support: Much Ado About Double Counting" MCFM Family Mediation Quarterly (Winter 2014) Vol. 122014
MCFM Family Mediation Quarterly (Fall 2013) Vol.12, No. 4"Massachusetts Alimony Reform and Divorce Mediation: Is It Information or Legal Advice?"2013
MCFM Family Mediation Quarterly (Spring 2013) Vol. 12, No. 2"It's No Sin: Filing and Serving a Complaint Before or During Family Mediation"2013
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 21, 2012) Re-published by Virgina Lawyers Weekly (June 4, 2012 issue; 27VLW 7) under the title “Clients Can Head for ADR Food Court”. Republished by the Wisconson Law Journal, on wislawjournal.com, posted June 1, 2012.“Putting the Alternative into Dispute Resolution”2012
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 2, 2011)“After ‘Adams’, Can the Public Trust Impoundment Orders?”2011
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (February 7, 2011)“Intervention By Judge Gives Lawyers Pause for Reflection”2011
www.maritalmediation.com (October 2010) Reprinted MCFM Family Mediation Quarterly (Fall 2010) Vol. 9, No. 4“Anisin v. Craven-Ansin: Good News and Practical Suggestions for Marital Mediation”2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Northwestern UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Probate and Family Inn of CourtThe Seven Sins of Alimony2014