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About me

Practicing estate planning and probate really suits my personality style - I love to help people "figure things out" and balance the pros and cons of a particular situation to make the best decision possible.


I also strive to be a source of comfort to friends and family, and am greatly satisfied to be able to do that in my professional life as well, helping people get estate planning off their "mental list" and giving them the peace of mind that comes from having the proper estate planning documents in place; and helping families deal with the loss of a loved one by assisting them in navigating the technical and legal details that come up at that time.


When I'm not working, I enjoy music - listening, playing and writing. I am a singer/songwriter/pianist and love sharing songs with friends and family.


I live in Brookline and love the Boston area.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 60%
    28 years
  2. Probate: 40%
    28 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Harvey D Cotton

    I have known Robin for years and have relied on her for sound, practical estate planning advice.


    Harvey Cotton Employee benefits Attorney
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  • Elizabeth Brody Gluck

    I wholeheartedly endorse Robin Gorenberg's work in the area of estate planning. I have practiced law in the Boston area for close to 20 years, and I have sent Robin a number of clients over that timespan. To a person, the clients have raved about Robin's expertise, manner, and efficiency. Her work is superb, and she has a knack for explaining complex concepts in a way that is readily understandable to the layperson. She is professional and personable, and I recommend her to anyone looking for estate planning advice and counsel.


    Elizabeth Gluck Health care Attorney
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Contact info

1111 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA, 02446

Walnut Street
Newton, MA

Highland Avenue
Needham, MA

Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerRobin Gorenberg, Attorney-at-Law1991 - Present
AssociateBarron & Stadfeld, P.C.1991 - 1991
AssociateMofenson & Nicoletti1988 - 1991
paralegalRavech, Aronson & Shuman1981 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Tax SectionMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Probate SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Probate of Estate for Real Estate ClosingAdministration allowed, License to Sell obtained quickly, property closed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
constant contact newsletterCrucial Documents for Adult Children2011
New York TimesChoosing the Right Executor for your Estate2011
constant contactEstate Planning Newsletter - March 20112011
www.brookline.comMA has a new Homestead LAw2011
constant contactEstate Planning Newsletter - November 20102010
Constant ContactEstate Planning Alert - 2 Major Law Changes2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Brandeis UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
What You Need to Know About Estate PlanningGeneral Estate Planning2009
Basic Estate PlanningEstate Planning2006