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She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the field of family law for 2013, 2014 and 2015.


For six years, she has been designated in the Law & Politics/Boston Magazine's listing of "Rising Stars" in the field of family law.


In 2013, she was designated as one of the "Top Women Attorneys-Massachusetts' Outstanding Young Lawyers" by Boston Magazine.


She has been awarded Lexis/Nexis Martindale Hubbell's BV Distinguished Rating in recognition of outstanding legal ability and ethical standards.


She has been appointed as a Discovery Master, Guardian Ad Litem and Attorney for Children by Justices of the Probate Court in domestic relations matters. She has also been appointed as Guardian Ad Litem in the Superior Court of Massachusetts.


Attorney Shapiro engages in pro bono work under the Middlesex Probate & Family Court Attorney Representing Children Program.


She is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court.




Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%

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101 Huntington Avenue 25th Floor
Boston, MA, 02199-7681


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAtwood & Cherny, P.C.1998 - Present
Law ClerkSuperior Court of Commonwealth of Massachusetts1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Worcester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Comm of MA Division of Professional LicensureLicensed Real Estate BrokerN/A
Middlesex Probate & Family Court ARC ProgramAttorneys Representing Children ProgramN/A
Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Austin v. AustinSuccessful appeal to Supreme Judicial Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
MCLE Divorce Financial Summit 2011The Equities of Double Dipping in Massachusetts2011
MCLE Alimony SummitDrafting Considerations in the Wake of Pierce and Ansin2010
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly5th Amendment and Domestic Relations Matters2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Massachusetts, AmherstN/AOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE Divorce Financial SummitFinding Hidden Income2013
MCLE 2013 Divorce Financial SummitIncome- Misconceptions, Perceptions and the Reality2013
Divorce Financial Summit 2011Financial Issues in Domestic Relations Cases2011
Alimony SummitAlimony2010