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Lauren Popovitch

Divorce and separation Attorney at Cambridge, MA

5.0   72 reviews

Licensed for 11 years

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STRONG ADVOCACY AND CLEAR DIRECTION FOR RESOLUTION

Attorney Popovitch handles each case from a position of strength and skill. As your attorney, Lauren Popovitch will guide you to a resolution of your family law matter with respect and strong advocacy. Attorney Popovitch is an experienced and dedicated attorney that works to protect clients’ rights and interests at all times. Whether you are dealing with divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, alimony/spousal support, contempt, removal, or modification actions, she will serve as your strongest advocate. From the first meeting to our last, you will have clear direction and a strategy to successfully assert your rights. If you are looking for an experienced trial attorney and experienced negotiator call Attorney Popovitch.   

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Client's Choice 2022,2021,2020,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014
Client's Choice
2022 2021 2020 + 5 ...

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2021 top family law attorney Attorney Popovitch - POPOVITCH LAW LLC
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Licensed for 11 years
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 12/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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POPOVITCH LAW LLC
2294 Massachusetts Avenue
2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA, 02140

Reviews

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Lauren received a significant number of 4+ stars in 2022
Posted by Fred | December 4, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Lauren is wonderful! Highly reommended!
I was very fortunate to have Lauren represent me. She has a serious talent for divorce representation. She negotiated the best possible result and ended up saving me hundreds of thousands of dollars. Lauren defends you and fights for you every step of the way. She is tenacious which is exactly what you want in a divorce attorney. She fights for you every step of the way. She is tireless, relentless, fearless and tough. She is always there for you helping you throughout the entire process. She protects you against the intimidation tactics, lies and general onslaught from opposing counsel. Lauren has an innate talent for writing, communicating and negotiating. Her extraordinary communication skills pursuade the judge to rule in your favor so you get the best possible outcome and she absolutely crushes the opposing counsel in court when it matters most. I felt Lauren truly cared about my case and that she worked tirelessly to get me the best possible result. I couldn't image having a better attorney represent me. Thank you Lauren.
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Posted by Joy | September 17, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Fierce fighter with a kind and gentle heart
Lauren is highly professional, knowledgeable and skilled. She proactively took actions to help move the case along when the other party was being unresponsive and not cooperating. She has zero hesitation fighting for her client either at the court or in the email exchange with the opposite party. She worked tirelessly on my behalf, seeking the best interest for her client (me) and helping me getting through every stage of the process . Highly recommended without any reservation.
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Posted by Rebecca | August 16, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Optimal advocate
Knowing I had Lauren on my side was a tremendous comfort during a stressful divorce. Lauren takes the issues at hand seriously but always maintains a good sense of humor. She’s a skilled communicator who is always sure about the next best steps to take—she is a pro at moving things along. She’s reassuring when you need it and blunt when it’s called for. I got a much better outcome than I’d dared to hope for thanks to Lauren’s tireless advocacy. Working with Lauren and her team was the best decision I could have made and I feel a boundless amount of gratitude for all of her thoughtfulness and hard work.
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Posted by Joe | August 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing legal team
I feel so grateful and fortunate to have worked with Lauren and her team. They were extremely professional and on-point throughout the divorce process and obtained a result to reduce my alimony payments to a small fraction of what I feared could be the outcome. Their expert handling of my case allowed me to move on with life following divorce in ways that would be otherwise impossible. Would recommend without hesitation.
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Posted by anonymous | April 24, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Strong effective advocate
I needed an attorney who would listen to my concerns, produce and execute a clear path to the successful resolution of my modification. Lauren exceeded my expectations. She is a strong, firm, fair and consistent advocate. If you are looking for an attorney to advocate for you in your divorce process, I highly recommend Lauren and her team.
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Posted by anonymous | March 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
no-nonsense effectiveness
Lauren and her team are excellent. It was challenging for me to raise the retainer, but absolutely worth it (both figuratively and, ultimately, financially). I was frustrated and stressed about the divorce because it was unnecessarily hostile and there was plenty of room for things to get worse, but Lauren brought a non-nonsense approach and secured the best possible outcome for me. She and her staff are responsive, professional, and pro-active. I'm very glad I hired her.
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Posted by Alison | September 30, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best decision I made!
The best decision I made when starting my divorce process was hiring Lauren. From the very first meeting, I knew she was very intelligent, fearless and would do everything within her power to fight for me. I was in a state of shock at the beginning of the process, and Lauren talked me through every step and explained clearly what was happening. Not only was she always prepared, but she prepared me throughout the whole process so that I felt empowered. It is so easy to become overwhelmed and intimidated by the opposing side and the legal system and Lauren really removed a lot of that by being so thorough with her communication. She gave me the confidence to sit through two depositions and ultimately a trial. Lauren was up against two opposing counsels, one of which was very aggressive, and the two combined were no match for her. Lauren can be tough, but in ways that will help prepare you for any tough moments you will face and when you feel like it's all too much, she will have her hand at your back and be right there with you. Lauren is amazing with details and preparation - it is impressive. She really knows the law and spends so much time reviewing everything. Nothing is left to chance! The most important decision a person can make going through a divorce is the lawyer they hire - Lauren is the best!
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Posted by AM | June 20, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
worth her weight in gold
Lauren is not only a strong advocate for her clients, but she is an effective dismantler of the opposition. I am not surprised that every client of hers recommends her. For nearly 3.5 years I faced the onslaught of an unrelenting and malicious ex-wife that hired multiple bigwig lawyers from large to boutique law-firms. Everything that I had worked towards in life was assaulted including my reputation, future prospects, integrity, and my mental peace. The opposing counsel had effectively stacked all the odds in their favor by leveraging every stereotype, misrepresentation, falsehood, and gimmick that can be imagined. To top it all off they entangled my work colleagues and attorneys also There were so many instances where I thought that the truth would not prevail, and that the opposing counsel would succeed in influencing and persuading the judge. However, Lauren artfully and methodically sailed through the process while maintaining a level of certainty and confidence that never let the case falter. After all was said and done, I came out on top thanks to Lauren. She can be rough around the edges but her commitment and conviction to help her clients is undeniable in the results she produces. This ruggedness of hers is an asset in family courts where things can get downright nasty. She is forceful and passionate. Provide her with all the ammunition and prep materials you can and she can be a hammer for every court room nail.
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Posted by Abhijit | May 31, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Lauren is absolutely superb!!!
I don’t easily get impressed with people since I work with the top scientists in the world. However, I am really impressed with Lauren and give Lauren 5 out of 5 for the following reasons. I got divorced in 2016 and have a shared custody of my son. My ex got remarried. She then decided to make my life miserable by filing multiple cases in 2020. I was totally blindsided, and did not know where to begin. Luckily, I got Lauren’s reference from a friend. Lauren was very responsive from day one and within no time, she knew everything about my cases. My ex had hired a super aggressive attorney who implemented nasty tactics. However, Lauren was able to defend the cases very well.. Her entire team is really good. I saw Lauren’s emails during weekends, late at nights. She worked round the clock on my cases. I can’t thank Lauren enough for such a good outcome and always standing by me. I can see why Lauren is rated as one of the top attorneys and received so many awards. Lauren is not only super intelligent but also really good when it comes to drafting agreements. She corrected all the errors in the separation agreement that I made at the time of divorce (I wish I had hired Lauren during my divorce). Many thanks to Lauren and her team. If Lauren was a sportsperson instead of an attorney, she would have won a bunch of Olympic gold medals in shooting by hitting the bullseye every time.. She is always that precise and accurate in her legal arguments and preparation.
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Posted by anonymous | May 23, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
The best advocacy
Lauren and her team protected me though my case with profession and compassion. I highly recommend Lauren to you not only because I had a wonderful experience, but also, I truly believe everyone who are seeking for an attorney would benefit from such a strong advocacy. Lauren is an excellent negotiator and use every best strategy to fight for client’s best interests. She comes well prepared for trial and I am so thankful to have her in my corner. Even the judge thanks Lauren to accomplish an agreement in such a complex case. Her team is excellent and pleasant to work with. Whenever I came across difficult situations or new process of my case, Lauren and her team are always there to take an immediate action. I benefit so much from her honest, straight and to the point communication and action, while I have worked with attorneys who talk a lot but do nothing. I can not thank Lauren and her team enough!
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Posted by Lauren | April 8, 2021
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The Best by Far
I couldn't have asked for a better attorney on my side. She will fight for what you deserve and what is in your best interests tirelessly. Even when I was at the point that I just wanted things over and wanted to just give in, Lauren pushed on to make sure that I got what I deserved. She was up against a team of 4 attorneys in my case and came well prepared to each court appearance and crushed them. She is truly your advocate and is on your side 100% of the way. She will be upfront and honest with you throughout your whole case so you can make the best decisions for yourself. She is fierce, passionate and invested in the success of your case. She is also aware of your cost, which I know other attorneys are not. Lauren is fully aware of how important her work is and the impact that it has on people's lives, children included. She fights for the best for you and your family and knows that her work is setting up families for a better future. What she does is fight for you to get off to the best start in your next chapter and you can have complete faith that she will do everything she can to get that for you. This isn't just a job for her, this is her passion and she will invest her time into every client with empathy and ferocity. Hire her and don't look back.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch May 24, 2021
Thank you Lauren for the thoughtful and wonderful review. It was my pleasure representing you and I only wish the best for you and your daughter. We will always be here for you both!
Posted by anonymous | December 4, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Hire her.
If you are facing a tough and contentious divorce process where you need someone who will advocate tirelessly for you and make sure you aren’t taken advantage of, Lauren Popovich is the right lawyer for you. She has a thorough knowledge of the law and easily out-maneuvered the opposing council during trial. She was open about the various options we had throughout the process and gave me an honest assessment of the relative pros and cons of taking different routes. She always made sure I wasn’t compromising when I didn’t have to, and told me straight-up when I needed to adjust the way I was thinking about things. She was tireless and attentive, and her ability to keep her focus on making sure the final judgment was fair to me kept me from giving up during an overly long and drawn out case where the opposition’s strategy seemed to be to try to get me to concede out of exhaustion and frustration. My ex-spouse was seeking, among other things, long-term alimony and provision of health insurance. Instead, I ended up being awarded almost six figures in asset division and did not have to provide alimony or insurance. Even after legal fees, Lauren saved me over $300,000 compared to the settlement proposal that the other side had proposed. Divorce is miserable. You need someone who is going to have your back and make sure that emotions don’t push you into getting a raw deal, and Lauren is that person. She doesn’t lose.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch December 7, 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review. I am very pleased and happy for you and your new chapter. Popovitch Law LLC will always be here for you!
Posted by Alicia | June 25, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Please stop and read this review!!
If you are searching through this site and looking for an excellent attorney, I urge you to take a moment to read this review. I found Attorney Popovitch a few years ago when I too found myself here searching for an attorney to represent me. I had been through a challenging divorce and now going through post-divorce modification with a narcissistic ex-spouse. My original divorce attorney was good but his office was one hour from court, he was at the end of his career, and I didn’t feel he could represent me any longer. I was concerned about switching attorneys very far into my case and my only regret now is that I didn’t have Attorney Popovitch representing me from day one. She is a BRILLIANT attorney and a fierce advocate for her clients. She TRULY wants to protect you and what is in the best interest of your children if you have them. Lauren pretty much has a photographic memory and she takes the time to understand all the ins and outs of your case so she can represent you to be best extent possible. When my ex’s counsel found out I hired Lauren, she became very upset and called her right away to let her know, she then removed herself from the case about a month or so later. This is because people know how excellent Lauren is. She has a reputation for not missing anything and she is extremely honest. In all aspects of your case she will be straight, to the point and represent what’s correct. If you go to trial, you will be so thankful to have her in your corner. Although trial was not where I wanted to go, I was so impressed to witness her in action. She clearly has the respect of the courts as she does not manipulate the truth and only focuses on the law and following the rules of the court with the upmost respect and integrity. I honestly was embarrassed for the other attorney during my trial while Lauren impeached their client repeatedly and basically ran circles around them. When I was searching for an attorney, I read reviews similar to what I am saying now. They were not kidding, she is by far the best attorney. Lauren also has a co-counsel at her firm who is also excellent and 100% like Lauren, brilliant, always doing what’s right and protecting you and your best interests. Their office staff was also very helpful, kind, polite and very professional when I would call with questions. I urge you, if you need representation, call Lauren today and pray she can take your case on.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch July 8, 2020
Thank you Alicia - it was my pleasure to represent you. You are an amazing mother and a strong woman.
Posted by Sheela | May 23, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Lawyer YOU want in YOUR Corner Fighting for YOU
If you are looking for a Divorce Attorney, please read my review. Lauren Popovitch will take the time to hear your full story, she doesn't yes you to death and give you unrealistic expectations, she listens and then tells you exactly what her strategy is and how we are going to execute it to get a favorable outcome. She is with you every step of the way, she does the research, she comes well prepared for court and she will be extremely blunt with you when she has to be. Her firm is also client focused and ready to explain things when I had questions along the way. Let's face it, no one ever thinks their marriage will end in divorce, I sure didn't. However, when it happened, I did my research and called many attorneys. When I was ready to divorce, Lauren was my first choice and she hit the ground prepared and ready to advocate for and defend me. I recommend Popovitch Law all the time to people who ask me (and sometimes people who don't). I always say, Lauren and her firm are the ones you need in your corner. They come prepared every time and fight to get you the very best outcome.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch May 26, 2020
Thank you Sheela for your kind words and review
Posted by SJ | March 1, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Simply the best lawyer for all of your needs
If you are reading this review, then chances are that you, like I was 2 years ago, are looking for a divorce lawyer. I knew I needed an experienced, dedicated, knowledgeable, and straight to the point lawyer that would do their best for me and my children. I needed a lawyer that would be there for me day or night for guidance, to answer my questions, or just to put my mind at ease. Without a doubt, that is Lauren Popovitch who ALWAYS has your back and your best interest in mind.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch May 26, 2020
Thank you SJ for your kind words and review.
Posted by anonymous | February 17, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Would give 10 if I could: Lauren is a genius!
Lauren is the best advocate I ever worked with! She won my very difficult case, that had minuscule chance of success to begin with; just four years ago, I lost custody case and got only shared physical/legal custody of my girl, even though her wish was to live with me. This time, Lauren, together with her skillful legal team, helped me not only to get full physical custody of my daughter, but in addition we won my daughter’s removal from US, which is extremely difficult!
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Response from Lauren Popovitch May 24, 2021
Thank you for the wonderful review. It was a challenging case indeed and I am so happy that you were able to receive the results you were looking for - I wish only the best for you and your family and your daughter!! It is a new beginning
Posted by Marie | January 6, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Big Supporter and Advocate
Lauren and her team at Popovitch Law were tremendous in helping me through my divorce proceedings. Her no nonsense fighter mentality helped me get what I deserved from my selfish and manipulative ex-husband. I very much appreciated her and her team’s quick responses after I several calls and numerous emails in regards to my case. While Lauren can be a tough negotiator to opposing counsel, she was very much a pleasant person to have work with during this tough time. She was very personable and was a great person to lean on when I did not fully understand what was going on during my times at court. I would very much recommend her to anyone who wants an attorney to fight for your rights and to get what you deserve.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch January 15, 2020
Thank you Marie it was my pleasure
Posted by Lei | August 3, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
The best ever
Lauren is a real pro! The best lawyer I have ever met. She did an excellent job for me and I couldn’t ask for more. She knew how to deal with complex situations with calm manner that gave me an ease throughout this process. She is a wonderful lawyer that make me feel very comfortable and always compassionate and supportive to me and my children. Her staffs were also very pleasant, empathetic, diligent, and hardworking; just all around great people. Lauren was very patient and sensitive to the issues that were important to me and for my children’s behalf; and she was always prepared at my court hearing and remarkably detailed in my divorce document needed for the court. She is outstanding, dedicated and knowledgeable that I would highly recommend.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch August 8, 2019
Lei, it was my pleasure to represent a woman with such great integrity and love for her children. I will always be here for you as you are a member of the Popovitch Law LLC family now.
Posted by Nanxi | July 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Trustworthy and straight to the center of the issue
I am so glad that I hired Lauren. It took me a long time to decide to hire a divorce lawyer. I heard and have seen other lawyers who always put their payments in the first place. But Lauren and her office are NOT like that at all. My ex-husband was very manipulative. He took most of our money and brainwashed me that he had the right to do so. Lauren pulled me out of the trap and made me realize that I could and should get those money back. She went over my cases carefully and designed the best plan for me. She patiently explained all the details to me and made sure I knew what was going to happen next. I feel very comfortable working with her. Lauren is a very reliable and trustworthy attorney. Hire her if you want to have your case solved quickly, get the most satisfying results and not waste a ton of money.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch August 8, 2019
Nanxi thank you for the review. It was such a pleasure getting to know you and I will continue to be here for you.
Posted by Richard | April 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Family Law Attorney in Boston!
I interviewed three attorney’s before deciding to retain Lauren. Based on my experience there is no better family law attorney in Boston. Lauren always kept me focused on the task at hand, provided me with support and was in constant contact with me through the whole process (which was complicated at times). Lauren’s court demeanor was outstanding and I was very satisfied with the final results. I highly recommend Lauren to anyone who needs expert legal advice.
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Response from Lauren Popovitch April 8, 2019
Thank you Richard. It was my pleasure to represent you.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 390-390 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney and Founder
  • Popovitch Law LLC
  • 2014 - Present

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Cornell University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2006

Associations

  • Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Cornell Club of Boston
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Legislative Steering Committee member
  • 2014 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Child Support Lawyers in Boston
  • Expertise
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2016
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorney
  • National Academy of Jurisprudence
  • 2016
  • Nation's Top 1%
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2015
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in MA
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Premier 100
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Avvo Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
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Publications

  • Cornell Law
  • Children and Divorce
  • 2014
  • Cornell Law Journal
  • Children & Divorce
  • 2014
  • Cornell Journal
  • Divorce and Modifications
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Women Lawyers
  • Children & Divorce
  • 2015
  • Cornell
  • Children & Divorce
  • 2014
  • Cornell University Women In Law Society
  • Cornell University Women in Law
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (9)
Endorse Lauren
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Attorney Popovitch is an experienced, skilled attorney. I've referred friends and acquaintances to her, and invariably the feedback is overwhelmingly positive. Lauren has an excellent reputation in the legal community. I endorse this lawyer, without reservation."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse Lauren Popovitch. She is a fierce advocate for her clients and truly cares about their cases and the impact it is having on their lives. Lauren is an excellent litigator who brings knowledge, compassion and relentless effort to any client she represents in a case."
Divorce and separation Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Lauren brings a high level of professionalism to matters in which she is involved. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Other
"This attorney has great determination and drive. I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. She worked for me while she was in law school and she has outstanding research and writing abilities."
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