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Jennifer Breen - North Adams, MA

1330 Mass MoCA Way North Adams, MA 01247 - 2453

Updated: 03/22/2022

North Adams Family Law Lawyer

Overview

I began my career as a prosecutor in 2004 with the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office in Cambridge. After gaining trial experience, I returned to my hometown of North Adams and opened a solo practice.
For the last thirteen years, I have practiced family law and represent clients in divorces, paternity cases, guardianships, modifications, custody, and child support matters...
I began my career as a prosecutor in 2004 with the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office in Cambridge. After gaining trial experience, I returned to my hometown of North Adams and opened a solo practice.

For the last thirteen years, I have practiced family law and represent clients in divorces, paternity cases, guardianships, modifications, custody, and child support matters. This area of law requires a delicate balance between strategic litigation and empathy for clients facing the biggest upheaval in their lives, emotionally and financially.

I opened my practice to Bankruptcy law a few years after the 2008 economic downturn to help families in Berkshire County create a clean slate after financial devastation. Through years of experience, I have learned the nuances of Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy petitions and manage a high volume of filings in Berkshire County.

I have joined Donovan, O'Connor & Dodig after a decade of solo practice because I believe that my clients will benefit from the team approach to litigation.

About Jennifer Breen

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate

Languages

  • English

Practice Areas

  • Family Law 90%
  • Bankruptcy Law 10%

Litigation

  • 90%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2004
  • New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2012

Specialties and Certifications

  • Mediation, MCLE, 2010

Other Affiliations

  • Berkshire County Bar Association, 2016 - Present (Member)
  • Berkshire County Women's Bar Association, 2008 - Present (Member)
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers, 2019 - Present (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics, Boston Bar Association, October 1, 2020 - Present
  • Policing 101, Bryant-Stratton College , September 1, 2008 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former North Adams City Councilor, 2011 - 2015
  • Covid 19 Bankruptcy Section Task Force, 2020 - Present
  • Attorney For the Child Pro Bono Program, 2018 - Present
  • DSV Task Force, Berkshire DA's Office, 2019 - Present

Past Positions

  • Middlesex County , Assistant District Attorney, 2004 - 2007
  • Breen Law & Mediation, 2007 - 2021

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
    J.D.
  • Union College, 2001
    BA/BS
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Psychology
    Major: Political Science

Ancillary Businesses

  • Former City Councillor

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

1330 Mass MoCA Way North Adams, MA 01247 - 2453

Fax

  • 413-663-7970

Office Hours

M-F, 8-5

Achievements

Honors

  • Berkshire County "40 under 40", 2018 - Present
  • Community Recognition Award , 2010 - Present
  • Neighborly Acts/ Northern Berkshire Community Coalition , 2010 - Present

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