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Family Law

The study of family law focuses on state statutes and case law relating to families, parents and children, marriage, marital assets, separation agreements, divorce, and custody and visitation rights. 

Many of our graduates interested in family law transition to our innovative and highly successful Justice Bridge incubator, which has offices in Boston and New Bedford. Justice Bridge offers recent graduates the opportunity to provide quality legal representation to clients who cannot afford traditional market rates, while supporting graduates’ goal of developing solo, small firm, or public interest practices.

Examples of courses in this area include: domestic violence law, elder law, estate planning, family law, family law practice, and juvenile law.

  • Domestic Violence Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Practice
  • Juvenile Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Human Rights at Home Clinic
  • Field Placement

Adjunct Faculty

  • Hon. Bettina Borders
  • Gina L. DeRossi
  • Hon. George Phelan

See full adjunct faculty listing

  • Child Advocacy Center
  • South Coast Youth Court
  • Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Bristol County Juvenile Court
  • Barnstable County Probate and Family Court
  • New York Office of Homeless Services
  • Private law firms specializing in domestic relations
  • Attorney, Justice Bridge Legal Practice Incubator
  • Judicial Law Clerk, MA Probate and Family Law
  • Staff Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services, Children and Family Law Unit
  • Hearing Officer, MA Department of Child and Family Services
  • Staff Attorney, Dove, Inc. (domestic violence nonprofit organization)
  • Staff Attorney, Children’s Law Center
  • Staff Attorney, Northeast Legal Aid, Family Law Unity
  • Private law firms specializing in family law and domestic relations

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