DAY 1 - How to Be a Better Family Law Attorney - SO, YOU WANT TO BE A DIVORCE LAWYER?

Event Start:
09/19/2023 4:00 PM
Event End:
09/19/2023 5:00 PM

Date & Time (Day 1): Tuesday, September 19, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. ET
Webinar Fee: $35 to attend Day 1 ONLY.  $150 to attend all six sessions.

Online Only

Cosponsored with the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court

How to Be a Better Family Law Attorney from A to Z For Beginner and Newer Attorneys

Fall 2023

Join family law attorney Matthew Barach, (principal of Barach Law Group LLC and author of the American Bar Association’s title The Family Law Guide to Appellate Practice) and special guests (including family law judges) on a six-part journey to become an even better advocate for your clients. A six-part course designed for new and novice family law attorneys to navigate the maze of family law in the Commonwealth. Topics to include the decision to practice family law, the divorce process, temporary orders, drafting, pre-trials, the trial itself and the aftermath. Learn from seasoned family law specialists to become a more effective and experienced advocate for your clients.  Presented in six parts, in one-hour sessions, from September to November.


Faculty (will vary for each session)

Hon. Brian Dunn, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court
Hon. Susan Ricci, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court (ret.)
Matthew Barach, Esq., Barach Law Group LLC (host and moderator)
Stephanie Goldenhersh, Esq., Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
Maureen McBrien, Esq., Brick, Jones, McBrien & Hickey, LLP
lessandra Petruccelli, Esq., Law Office of Alessandra Petruccelli
Lee Sanderson, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, MST, Valuation Forensics, LLC
Karen Stuntz, Esq., McEvoy & Stuntz LLP
Gary Todd, Esq., Todd & Weld LLP
And more!



What this six-part course will cover. An introduction to family law and how to be an effective family law advocate from “A-Z” and spots in between. Topics in Part I to include: Making the decision to practice family law. What to think about? Myths and methodology.   Ethical considerations and clients.

Video recordings will be sent for all six programs to all who are registered.

Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, accommodations requests, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito by email at . Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Registration fees are non-refundable. Most Social Law Library CLE events are recorded. The recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date. People registered for the program will receive the video recording and materials. CLE credit, when applicable, is only granted when the live webinar is attended.

Add event to: ICal Outlook Google Calendar

Event Registration


Our programs are open to all for the same price. Social Law Library Membership is NOT required. The items you wish to purchase require either a Social Law Library account, or a free guest account.

Choose one of the following options:

  • I already have a Social Law membership account. Click here
  • I am not a Social Law Library member, and I need to create a free guest account. Click here to create one.

Forgot password? Click here.