Biography

Kristin is a compassionate and dedicated family law advocate.

She negotiates and drafts prenuptial, separation, and modification agreements, and represents clients in divorce, custody, removal, international child abduction, guardianship, modification, and contempt proceedings. Kristin advises clients on issues impacting the LGBTQ community, and handles second-parent adoptions. She also serves as a court-certified conciliator.

Kristin graduated with a degree in sociology and a minor in Africana studies from Wellesley College, where she was captain of the varsity women's basketball team. At Northeastern, she served as commencement speaker at graduation. Prior to entering private practice, Kristin interned with the Honorable Judge Nancy Gertner (retired) of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, with the Elder Law Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services, and at the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague.

Outside the office, Kristin enjoys playing basketball and spending time with her family.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Managing Editor, Northeastern University Law Journal
  • Wellesley College  (B.A., cum laude)

Public Service

  • Settlement and Early Resolution Volunteers (SERV) (Suffolk County)
  • Volunteer, Lawyer for the Day (Norfolk and Middlesex Counties)
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, East End House (2014-2018)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Norfolk County Bar Association
  • Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Courts
  • Wellesley Lawyers Network

Honors

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Family Law in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under Family Law

To learn more about third-party ratings and rankings, and the selection processes used for inclusion, click here.

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Firm Highlights

News

After the EPA Inspector Leaves

On July 17, environmental attorney Mat Todaro appeared on an episode of Amplify Your Process Safety, a process safety and risk management podcast. Co-host Rob Bartlett and Mat discuss EPA inspections, what to expect...

Matter

2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. For more...

Blog

Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit

Publication/Podcast

PPP: How is Maine Faring?

Originally enacted on March 27, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) offers loan support and (potentially) loan forgiveness to qualifying small businesses – generally defined as those with not more than 500 employees. According to...

Event

IP & Business Transactional Strategies as Life Science Companies Plan Their U.S. Market Entry

Business law attorney Eugene Ho and IP attorney Beverly Hjorth will be presenting for ACTION Innovation Network members for its webinar series, discussing what life science companies should be thinking about when considering entry...

Publication/Podcast

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated: Does Your Company Have a Plan B?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/18...

Blog

Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit

News

Verrill’s Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice Recognized in 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

(July 20, 2020) – Verrill attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide , Chambers and Partners' fifth edition of the publication...

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...