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I have been a family law attorney since 1991, helping clients to resolve difficult divorce, paternity, prenuptial, and post-divorce situations, involving their children and their financial lives. I am trained in mediation and Collaborative Law and have negotiated hundreds of family law cases to successful agreements. When court is necessary, I will diligently advocate for my clients’ interests. As a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, I truly enjoy helping clients build their families through adoption and ART (including surrogacy, egg donor, and sperm donor agreements). 


Contact info

Wilson Marino & Bonnevie P.C.

288 Walnut Street
Newton, MA, 02460

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 55%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Mediation: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best in Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWilson, Marino & Bonnevie, PC1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology AttorneysFellow2014 - Present
American Academy of Adoption AttorneysFellow2011 - Present
Massachusetts Collaborative Law CouncilMemberN/A
Massachusetts Council on Family MediationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contested AdoptionCustody remained with adoptive parents
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Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Family LawChapter 9, Adoption2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Mount Holyoke CollegeEnglishA.B.1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Resolve New England ConferenceDonor Conception: Practice and Legal Issues2015
Modifications, Contempts, & QDROsPost-Divorce Legal Issues2015
Family Law Trial Advocacy WorkshopTrial Practice2015
Connect and Learn SeminarLegal Questions re: Surrogacy2015