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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 25%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Entertainment: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Probate: 15%

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Burns & Levinson, LLP

125 Summer Street
Boston, MA, 02110-1616


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Appellate PracticeLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Appellate PracticeLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Massachusetts Super Lawye r - Appellate PracticeLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Appellate PracticeLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Lawyers of the YearMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly2003
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBurns & Levinson LLP2006 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSuffolk University School of Law2000 - 2001
PartnerPerkins, Smith & Cohen LLP1998 - 2005
AssociatePerkins, Smith & Cohen, LLP1989 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Volunteer Lawyers for the ArtsVolunteer LawyerN/A
Boston Center for Community and JusticeLeadBoston Graduate2008 - 2009
Boston Bar Association, Arts & Entertainment CommitteeCo-chair1998 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
MCLE Fiduciary Litigation in the Probate CourtAppellate Practice in Fiduciary Litigation2013
MCLE Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice ManualPost-Trial Motions and Appellate Practice2012
Burns & Levinson LLP Focus NewsletterNon-Compete Orders in Divorce2012
MCLE - Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice ManualPost-Trial Motions and Appellate Procedure2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Grove City CollegeInternational Business, FrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Capacity, Finances, and the Elderly: Brain Science Meets the LawTestamentary Capacity and Undue Influence in the Elderly2013
Family Law SectionAnsin and Post-Nuptial Agreements2011
14th Annual Family law ConferenceAnsin: A Tutorial on how to Write Martial Agreements2011
Boston Probate and Estate Planning ForumSJC's recent landmark decision in Ansin v. Craven-Ansin ruling post-nuptial agreements are valid in Massachusetts2010
Copyright LawCopyright Litigation2006
Improving Your Chances of Success on AppealStays of Execution Pending Appeal, Securing a Judgment Pending Appeal, and Standards of Review on Appeal2001
Understanding and Drafting Entertainment ContractsModerator1999