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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    Less than 1 year
  2. Adoption: 25%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Child Custody: 15%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Mediation: 10%
    Less than 1 year



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gabrielle Denby

    I endorse this lawyer. I highly recommend Attorney Kauffman. I had the pleasure of meeting her while I was a judicial fellow in middlesex. Attorney Kauffman is highly skilled and knowledgable in the area of family law. Not only would I recommend her as a strong litigator, but I would also refer clients looking for an experienced, creative and fair mediator. Attorney Kauffman cares very deeply about her clients and her practice. I would certainly recommend her.


    Gabrielle Denby Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mary Beth Ayvazian

    I endorse Attorney Kauffman. She is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community and is an effective advocate for her clients.


    Mary Beth Ayvazian Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Kauffman Crozier LLP

231 Third Street
Cambridge, MA, 02142-1129


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerNew England Super Lawyers2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaU.S. News2016
Top Women Attorneys in MassachusettsBoston Magazine2014
Top Women of LawMass. Lawyers Weekly2013
Lawyer of the YearMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly2009
Gwen Bloomingdale Pioneer Spirit AwardMassachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association2007
Fisher Davenport AwardFamily Pride Coalition and COLAGE2004
Barney Frank AwardMassachusetts School of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKauffman Crozier LLP2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association of MassachusettsMemberN/A
National Center for Lesbian Rights Family Law Advisory CouncilMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Adoption of TammyVictory
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Mediation QuarterlyDOMA Is Dead But Not Buried2013
Family Law AdvocateProtecting Parentage Through Legal Connections2010
Divorce Center BriefsMarriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partnership--What's the Difference?2008
Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender HealthLegal Issues of Importance to Clinicians2007
Rainbow BabiesOn Legal Gay Marriage2006
Rainbow BabiesProtecting Our Relationships2006
Bay WindowsProtect Your Family2006
Representing Nontraditional Families, MCLEAdoption Basics for One-, Two-, or Multiple-Parent Families2005
Boston GlobeIgnoring Children's Needs is True Immorality2005
Family Mediation QuarterlyRed Glags in a Blue State: Lesbian and Gay Divorce in Massachusetts2005
Family Mediation QuarterlyDe Facto Parents: State of the Law in Massachusetts2003
Adoption and Reproductive Technology Law in MassachusettsSame-Sex Co-parent Adoptions2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Lesley CollegeCounseling/PsychologyMA - Masters1981
University of Massachusetts, AmherstChild DevelopmentBS - Bachelor of Science1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarLGBT Divorce & Parentage2015
Panel PresentationImpact of Marriage Equality in New York2011
Lavendar LawLGBTQ Family Law/Adoption2011
SeminarRed Flags in a Blue State2010
Advanced Legal StudiesSame Sex Marriage2010
The Ripple Effects of MarriageSame Sex Marriage2007
SeminarSo, Are You Gonna Get Married?2004