Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
Karen J. Levitt is a Collaborative Law attorney, mediator, and educator with over 30 years of experience in family law. Karen is currently on the Board of Directors of IACP, and is Co-Chair of the Access to Collaboration Committee.
Karen is a founding member and a past president and board member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (MCLC). Karen is very active in her collaborative community, including serving as the head of education and training for MCLC for many years, chairing MCLC's first Three Year Strategic Planning Committee, and Co-Chairing the Tri River Practice Group which she founded. Karen has presented numerous educational programs and workshops for professionals and the public on Collaborative Law, mediation, and litigation, both locally and nationally.
Karen is the principal of the Levitt Law Group, a small office dedicated to providing divorce, family law, and probate legal services to clients. Karen and her colleagues are professional but also compassionate, and work with clients to find practical and realistic, yet creative, solutions to their legal problems. Karen and her colleagues are all experienced litigators, but believe reaching a non-adversarial and collaborative resolution is best for families whenever possible.
Attorney Levitt has a law degree from Boston University School of Law, and is licensed in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She has also taught legal research and writing at Boston University School of Law, and has had several publications in the areas of collaborative practice and mediation. More information can be obtained on her website at www.levittlawgroup.com.
Professional ActivitiesIACP, current Board member Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, founder, past president, and former board member Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, former board member Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution Merrimack Valley Mediator's Group, co-founder Massachusetts Bar Association New Hampshire Bar Association Greater Lowell Bar Association, past president AFCC ACR
University of Birmingham, England
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (B.A. History, with honors) 1977
Boston University School of Law, J.D. 1980