Acton, Massachusetts 01720
KAREN J. LEVITT is the principal and founder of Levitt Family Law and Mediation, LLC, Acton, MA, where she concentrates in divorce and family law, practicing in both MA and NH. Attorney Levitt has been practicing for over 30 years and has a wide range of experience both in and out of Court. She provides a wide range of dispute resolution services including Collaborative Law, mediation, settlement counsel and advisor, court conciliation and arbitration. She is a nationally known writer and speaker on divorce and family law, and has presented on Collaborative Law and mediation at numerous state, national and international organizations including IACP, ABA, MCLC, CLANH, APFM, MCFM, and the MBA. She was also a core trainer for many years for the MCLC Introductory Training for Collaborative Professionals. In 2022 Attorney Levitt received the MCLC Founders Award, and in 2016 she was honored by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in receiving the Excellence in the Law: ADR award. Attorney Levitt is one of the founders and a Past President of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (MCLC), has served on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (MCFM), and was a member of the Massachusetts Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution. For many years, she has been the co-facilitator of a Collaborative Law practice group that meets in her office. Attorney Levitt is a graduate of the University of Rochester and Boston University School of Law.
Professional ActivitiesIACP, former 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, former member; Merrimack Valley Mediator's Group, co-founder; Massachusetts Bar Association; New Hampshire Bar Association; AFCC; APFM; Greater Lowell Bar Association, past president
University of Birmingham, England
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (B.A. History, with honors) 1977
Boston University School of Law, J.D. 1980