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Jennifer S. Bernstein, the founder of The Law Office of Jennifer S. Bernstein,
is a Boston-based attorney specializing in civil litigation and
mediation. Ms. Bernstein is admitted to both the Bars of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for
the District of Massachusetts. In addition, Ms. Bernstein has appeared
pro hac vice in several cases in the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Court of
Common Pleas.

Prior to establishing The Law Office of Jennifer S. Bernstein, Ms, Bernstein founded the firm of Bernstein & Yang, LLP and worked as a
Litigation Associate at Flynn & Associates, P.C., where she managed
multiple civil cases from investigation to trial and appeal.
Specifically, she coordinated discovery, took and defended depositions
and managed client relations. She has also appeared in front of various
state and federal courts for hearings and trials and drafted post trial
and appellate briefs.

In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Bernstein is also a
trained mediator with knowledge and experience regarding alternative
dispute resolution. She utilizes this mediation training within her own practice as well as volunteering her time mediating
small claims matters throughout the Commonwealth’s court system.

Aside from volunteering her time as a mediator, Ms. Bernstein is also a
volunteer at the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Foundation and the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Additionally, she is a member of both the Massachusetts
Bar Association and Women's Bar Association.

Ms. Bernstein graduated from the State University of New York at
Plattsburgh, with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. After graduation,
Ms. Bernstein worked in social services before attending the New England
School of Law where she graduated, cum laude in 2006.

While attending New England School of Law, Ms. Bernstein served as the
Managing Business Editor of the New England Journal on Criminal and
Civil Confinement
. Ms. Bernstein also clerked for the Civil Rights
Division of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney
General, for Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Raymond Brassard and at
the Pro Se Office of the United States District Court for the District
of Massachusetts. In recognition of her accomplishments, Ms. Bernstein
was one of only four graduating students awarded the “Outstanding
Scholastic Achievement Award” by New England School of Law.

Ms. Bernstein was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in January 2007 and
the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in
March 2007. In addition, Ms. Bernstein has appeared pro hac vice in several cases in the United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

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Practice areas

  1. Chapter 7: 25%
    6 years
  2. Mediation: 25%
    6 years
  3. Family: 20%
    6 years
  4. Contracts: 15%
    6 years
  5. Other: 15%
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  • Estela Matta

    Attorney Bernstein and I went to law school together. She was a diligent student and became a dedicated and diligent attorney. A smart, sensitive and vigilant advocate for her clients, I endorse this lawyer.

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  • Elena Tsizer

    Not only Ms. Bernstein is a knowledgeable and competent attorney, but she is a versatile and highly intelligent human being with a great heart and passion for her work – a rare combination to encounter nowadays. Without a pause, I endorse this attorney’s work.

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Contact info

PO BOX 990676
Boston, MA, 02199

Law Office of Jennifer S. Bernstein

PO BOX 990676
Boston, MA, 02199-0676

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAInactive200706/26/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Scholastic Achievement AwardNew England School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Volunteer AttorneyBoston Bar Assoc. Volunteer Lawyers Project2009 - Present
Founding Partner & Principal MediatorBerntesin & Yang, LLP2009 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyWomen's Bar Foundation2009 - Present
Volunteer Panel MediatorMediation Works Inc.2008 - Present
Litigation AssociateFlynn & Associates, PC2006 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers ProjectN/A2009 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Women's Bar Association of MassachusettsN/A2006 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006