Divorce – Ask The Experts with Jason V. Owens

After a decade spent in probate and family courtrooms across Massachusetts, Attorney Jason V. Owens has earned a reputation for zealous client advocacy, skill in complex financial litigation, and seasoned appellate experience. Attorney Owens has represented Massachusetts divorce clients with collective assets exceeding $100 million. His courtroom demeanor emphasizes focus, control and a mastery of the facts and law, as they apply in each client’s case. Among his peers, he has earned a reputation as a hard-nosed, no-nonsense negotiator who understands the strengths and weaknesses of both parties’ cases.

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4157461

Divorce – Ask The Experts With Andrew Cornell

Attorney Cornell has represented clients for over 25 years in basic and complex family law cases.  He has obtained positive results for hundreds of clients in matters concerning complex custody cases, and disputes involving the division of marital assets including real estate holdings and business interests. Legal battles are often bruising and costly to families.  Attorney Cornell’s expertise, experience and thorough preparation can help reduce this emotional and financial harm, so you can move forward successfully.

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4183775

Ask The Expert With Deborah Katz

Attorney Katz’s practice focuses on litigating civil matters in the Massachusetts State Courts and provides exceptional legal services in various counties throughout the Commonwealth. Attorney Katz’s Family Law practice focuses on all aspects of Divorce and Paternity matters, including custody disputes, alimony, child support, asset division, post-divorce modifications, enforcement/contempt proceedings, and pre-nuptial agreements.

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4186753

Divorce – Ask The Experts with Gina Calabro of Brick, Jones, McBrien and Hickey LLP

Gina Calabro,of Brick Jones McBrien & Hickey,has extensive experience in all areas of family law including divorce, complex asset valuation and division, alimony, child-related matters, including child support, child custody and removal, post-divorce modification, enforcement of alimony, child support and other judgments, complaints to establish maternity/paternity, negotiating and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and case consultation/evaluation. She routinely handles matters involving complex asset valuation and division, equity compensation, forensic accounting, sophisticated tax issues, and business valuation, frequently working with experts in these fields.

To Register:

https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4177268

Ask The Expert With Barbara Nason

 

Barbara L. Nason has been practicing family law in Massachusetts for over 25 years. As a family law attorney, Barbara has developed the experience, compassion and skill to help people reach confidential and cost-effective resolutions to their personal family conflicts outside of court. Barbara has found that Mediation, Collaborative Law, and other out of court dispute resolution alternatives can produce better results for her clients. She’s also discovered, after representing clients with a wide variety of backgrounds, that Mediation and Collaborative Law can be better suited for people who have different or unique needs. Barbara is the Former President of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (2016) and former member of the faculty, certifying attorneys and other disciplines throughout the Commonwealth in Collaborative Law.

 

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4188939

Ask The Expert with Wendy Hickey

Wendy Hickey Blurb: Wendy O. Hickey has been working in the area of family law since 1994 initially as a paralegal then, after attending law school at night, being admitted to the bar in 2003. Wendy is also admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals (2007) and U.S. Supreme Court (2011). Selected as a Rising Star by Superlawyers in 2010-2012 she was then selected Super Lawyer from 2013-current. A fellow in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), Wendy serves on the Board of Managers for the USA Chapter. Before joining Brick, Jones, McBrien, & Hickey, Wendy practiced at Nissenbaum Hickey, LLP. Wendy regularly writes on various family law topics for the Boston Bar Association and now authors the popular Divorce411™ column in the Sunday Boston Herald.

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4229210

Ask The Expert With Steve Bravo

Steve is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and a Notary Public. He received a Master of Science in Taxation (MST) from Bentley College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University. He also is a Charter Member of The Forensic & Business Valuation Division, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4191137

Jane Cares

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4094144

Ask The Expert with Atty Karen Argetsinger

Karen Argetsinger is an experienced, respectful and collaborative attorney, mediator and advocate specializing in Family Law, Employment Law, Estate Planning and Health Advocacy. Karen has her own law practice located in Wellesley along with an "Of Counsel" position at Hutchings, Barsamian LLP and sits on the panel at the Dispute Resolution Counsel, LLC. (www.disputeresolutioncounsel.com). Karen has a special interest in child advocacy and health policy. She has joined with family members and an amazing group of doctors to establish the John E. Lewy Fund for Children’s Health.

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4221046

Reading and Rose

 

 

Please join Caren Stanley and Christina Ablon for Reading and Rose on April 14th from 5:30-6:30pm.  Please join us with your favorite summer beverage and let’s discuss Beach Read, by Emily Henry.  This book is light and fun and will have us longing for the dog days of summer in no time.  It’s time to get out of the cold and get excited for our 2021 summer escapades”.   https://www.amazon.com/Beach-Read-Emily-Henry/dp/1984806734

 

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4198909

Ask The Expert With Rosemary Purtell

Rosemary Purtell Blurb: Attorney Rosemary Purtell is a distinguished family law and domestic relations attorney in Massachusetts.  For 32 years, Attorney Purtell has committed herself to her clients, ensuring the best possible results.  Prior to starting her own practice in 2006, Attorney Purtell was a Partner at two elite Boston law firms: Barron and Stadfeld, P.C. and Deutsch, Williams, Brooks, DeRensis and Holland, P.C.  Attorney Purtell also serves as a mediator and a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem which provides her with unique insight into her clients’ family law matters.  She is licensed to practice in all courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the U.S. District Court (District of Massachusetts). 

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4229230

Yoga With Ann Lynch

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4088360

Ask The Expert With Justin Kelsey

 A resident of Southborough, Justin concentrates his practice on Collaborative Divorce, mediation and representation. He is a technology geek, science fiction fan and the primary website developer for Skylark as well. Justin describes Skylark Law & Mediation, P.C. as "a family that helps other families resolve conflict."

 

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4225692

Ask The Expert With Hindell Grossman

Hindell Straus Grossman is the founder and owner of Grossman & Associates, Ltd. Hindell has successfully negotiated, litigated and arbitrated hundreds of cases on behalf of her clients. Several of her successes have been published in Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly and she has been featured in the Needham Tab, Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe.  Hindell began her legal career at a small Boston firm and then started her own Boston firm four years later. She moved Grossman & Associates to Newton in 1999, and maintains offices on Nantucket and in Hingham.

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4285410

Ask The Expert With Ryan Sullivan ( Criminal Attorney)

Ryan Sullivan is a criminal defense attorney with an office in downtown Lowell. At the Law Office of Ryan P. Sullivan, we handle any criminal defense case – nothing is too large or too small – with our client-based approach from investigation all the way to trial. Communication, strategy, and experience are what we combine to give each person charged with a crime in a Massachusetts District Court or Superior Court the key to a unique, tested, and confident approach to achieving the best possible results.

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4284402

EmpowHer Speaker Series With Maeve Coburn

 

Maeve Coburn is a highly experienced global Executive who combines a track record in multiple brand P&L roles in the beauty and wellness industry with proven impact in building brands, leading change and developing high performing teams and leaders. She can offer insight into how to drive sustainable growth, and shape team culture to support agility and innovation. Maeve also has a focus on leadership and evolved approaches to working, and is recognised for the coaching skills that she uses to challenge and develop Executives.

Executive Mentorship – Leadership Development – Brand Management

Maeve currently works at L’Oréal based in New York as Senior Vice President of Learning and Transformation. She previously held multiple general management and marketing roles for well-known beauty brands including Lancôme, La Roche Posay and Kérastase over 20+ years. In her current role, Maeve provides internal consulting and coaching services for leaders and teams to guide the human aspect of large scale business and digital transformations.

A member of the L’Oréal USA executive committee since 2005. Founding member of the MIT Sloan Women of New York. A mentor for the MIT NYC Start-up Studio (Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship).

Maeve is a regular speaker most recently at the United Nations UNDP, Yale/National University of Singapore and at MIT.

She holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from University College Dublin. She was the first female engineer hired worldwide by Lafarge Coppée. Maeve speaks fluent French and holds dual US/Irish citizenship.

 

To Register:  https://www.janedoeswell.org/speaker-series/

Public Garden Stroll and Boston Common gathering to support Mom and kids.

 

Welcome Everyone to our first social distanced gathering to support single moms and kids!!

We are meeting at 12:30 at the Public Garden for a spring stroll through the park and then gathering at 1:00 at the Boston Common Park near the state house to support single moms and kids.

Jane Does Well's leadership will make a quick speech in support of Mothers who struggle with lost jobs, insufficient child support or unaffordable childcare due to Massachusetts' discriminatory policies toward women.

Join us for the walk and talk and meet some fabulous and interesting women! Bring your friends too! Open to everyone. We will wear masks and be careful. Promise! We can't wait to see you! To find out more  www.janedoeswell.org/press/

 

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4266149

Women Of Wonder Support Group III

This group is for women who are in the process of a "traumatic" divorce. A traumatic divorce typically includes one or more of the 4 "A" words... Abandonment, Abuse (emotional/physical/financial), Adultery or Addiction. WOW is a group in which members listen to, validate and support each other.  The group offers a safe, confidential and compassionate place to share fears, hopes, concerns and frustrations with those who are experiencing similar challenges. Sometimes the journey of divorce can feel like traveling through a dark tunnel... together we will accompany each other in the dark and look for the light at the end of the tunnel. Please Note: This group is not meant to take the place of therapy.

We will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month starting on March 22nd.

We are a 501c3 non-profit and rely on the generosity of our members and friends.  Any amount helps us further our mission.  Thank you!

TO REGISTER https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4192680

TO DONATE and REGISTER:https://www.janedoeswell.org/wow-donation/

Ask The Expert With Julia Abbott (Estate Attorney)

 

Julia K. Abbott is Senior Counsel with the law firm Orsi Arone Rothenberg Turner, LLP. The firm provides a full range of legal services in the areas of estate planning, taxation, business law, real estate, and litigation. Ms. Abbott concentrates her practice in advising individuals and families in the areas of estate planning and taxation. Previously, Ms. Abbott was with Lyne Woodworth & Evarts, Fidelity Management Trust Company and Samuel Sayward & Baler, as an estate planning attorney.

 

To Register: https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4286946

Ask The Expert With Alisha Tomasino

 

Alisha is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients with professionalism, knowledge and compassion. She has successfully litigated complex family law cases, including high net-worth divorces, self-employed individuals, closely-held family businesses, pre-nuptial agreements, gifted and inherited assets, modification, high-conflict custody and parenting disputes, military divorces, guardianships, removal, paternity and contempt matters. Alisha is a mediator, conciliator and a court-certified Parent Coordination. Alisha has significant experience as a neutral in resolving disputes between parties.

 

To Register:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4286954

Garden Party in Wellesley

We invite you to one of our first in-person social gatherings in over a year: A Garden Party! On May 22nd at 4 pm, we will meet outside in Stacy’s garden in Wellesley. We will chat and catch up, exchange stories, laugh and connect with one another. You’ll receive details when you register. We hope to see you there!

RAIN DATE SUNDAY MAY 23RD FROM 4-6PM

To Register:https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4287420

 

Women Of Wonder Support Group III

This group is for women who are in the process of a "traumatic" divorce. A traumatic divorce typically includes one or more of the 4 "A" words... Abandonment, Abuse (emotional/physical/financial), Adultery or Addiction. WOW is a group in which members listen to, validate and support each other.  The group offers a safe, confidential and compassionate place to share fears, hopes, concerns and frustrations with those who are experiencing similar challenges. Sometimes the journey of divorce can feel like traveling through a dark tunnel... together we will accompany each other in the dark and look for the light at the end of the tunnel. Please Note: This group is not meant to take the place of therapy.

We will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month starting on March 22nd.

We are a 501c3 non-profit and rely on the generosity of our members and friends.  Any amount helps us further our mission.  Thank you!

TO REGISTER https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4192680

TO DONATE and REGISTER:https://www.janedoeswell.org/wow-donation/

Ask The Expert With Brittany Darcy

Brittany Darcy is a domestic relations attorney with experience in a wide range of family law issues, including divorce, alimony, asset division, custody, visitation, child support, and restraining orders.  She has a litigation background and considerable familiarity representing clients in probate court. Brittany received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut Moot Court Board and as an Articles Editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law.  In 2014, Brittany received the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)’s Excellence Award in Multistate Taxation, awarded to the student with the highest grade in their class in that subject matter.  Brittany clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office and interned during law school with the Special Litigation Unit of the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General.  She earned her undergraduate degree at Boston University, from which she graduated summa cum laude.

TO REGISTER:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4286955

Happy Hour For Mom’s With Little Kids

For anyone in need of a mid-week break from the craziness of single-mom life, Mom’s Happy Hour is a fun and supportive group of women who inspire each other, share tips and advice, laugh and simply relax. Pour yourself a glass of wine and join our Zoom for an hour dedicated to YOU.   

We will meet the first Wednesday of every month.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR THIS WEEK!!

Ask The Expert with Erin Nielson, Esq

 

Attorney Nielson practices in all areas of family law, including divorce litigation, child support disputes, paternity actions, adoptions, guardianships of minors, modifications and contempts, drafts prenuptial agreements (prenups) and postnuptial agreements, and is experienced in child custody cases involving shared custody, joint custody and allegations of substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and parental alienation. Erin also handles guardianships and conservatorships of children and adults.

https://wcnllp.com/attorneys/erin-fitch-nielson

TO DONATE AND REGISTER: https://www.janedoeswell.org/asktheexpert-donation/

TO REGISTER:  https://janedoeswell.wildapricot.org/event-4345047