Attorney Sheryl Dennis has been practicing family law for more than 24 years. Over this time, she has helped scores of family members resolve complex legal issues with a high level of skill, professionalism and compassion.
One of the founding partners of Fields and Dennis LLP, Sheryl Dennis is one of the most sought-after Massachusetts estate planning lawyers, and a leader in family law and special needs planning. She has an expertise in working with closely held family businesses and helping to set up business succession plans and estate plans. She is a member of WealthCounsel, ElderCounsel and the Academy of Special Needs Planners.
Ms. Dennis also brings significant litigation experience to the practice. Whether it is conducting a cross-examination, giving a closing statement, or arguing motions, Ms. Dennis feels at home in the courtroom.
Her expertise has been in demand at speaking events, in the media and in education: she was a featured speaker at the annual 2007 Fall Conference of the Massachusetts Council for Family Mediation on the subject of prenuptial agreements along with partner Jonathan Fields. She was also invited to contribute a lecture on discovery issues for a prestigious legal education series.
Ms. Dennis has appeared on Boston’s highest rated radio morning show, “Matty in the Morning,” on KISS-108 FM, to discuss prenuptial agreements. In recent years, she was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for Veteran’s Claims.
In 2015 she was quoted in the March 12th issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Attorney Dennis was consulted on digital legacy planning relating to a new Facebook feature that allows individuals to choose a “legacy contact” to manage their account in the event of their death. She blogs frequently and contributes to social media.
|Partner||Fields & Dennis, LLP||2004 - Present|
|Partner||Jursek, Dennis & Gagnon, LLP||2000 - 2004|
|Partner||Jursek & Dennis, LLP||1998 - 2000|
|Partner||Law Office of Sheryl J. Dennis||1992 - 1998|
|Associate||Tucker, Biegel & Speziali||1990 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Boston Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation||Member||N/A|
|The National Association of Parent Coordinators||Member||N/A|
|The Center for Problem Resolution||Member||N/A|
|Academy of Special Needs Planners||Member||N/A|
|Western New England College School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||2009|
|New England School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|Methodist College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|2007 Fall Conference||Prenuptial Agreements||2007|
Posted by Deborah
August 19, 2014