Biography

Kyle truly enjoys working with people and has found her calling as a domestic relations lawyer. She handles all areas of family law litigation and negotiation, including complex divorce, modification, paternity, custody, and international and domestic removal cases, as well as abuse prevention orders and pre-and postnuptial agreements.

A trial attorney, Kyle has gained experience advocating for clients in Massachusetts state courts. Whether serving as an advocate, counselor, or negotiator, Kyle is committed to focusing on each client's individual needs and guiding him or her through the legal process until resolution is reached. She also devotes a part of her practice to pro bono matters and has represented clients in complex asylum and adoption cases. Kyle is certified to conciliate and mediate all types of domestic relations matters, assisting couples and families in privately resolving their disputes, and is privately retained to serve as a parent coordinator and parent mediator. She is a frequent panelist and speaker at the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

During law school, Kyle served as a legal intern in the Office of the Maine Attorney General, was Co-chair of the Women's Law Association, and served as a teaching assistant for the first-year writing program. She was a summer associate at Verrill in 2008. As an undergrad, Kyle double-majored in government and French studies. Prior to law school, Kyle led language study abroad programs for high school students in France. Kyle enjoys running in road races and spending time in Maine.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law  (J.D., cum laude)
    • Head Case Note & Comment Editor, Maine Law Review
  • Colby College  (B.A., cum laude)

Public Service

  • Member, Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project's Pro Bono Panel
  • Board Member, Strong Women, Strong Girls

Bar Admissions

  • Maine
  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association Family Law Steering Committee
  • Boston Bar Foundation Junior Fellow
  • Founding Member, Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Court

Honors

  • National Association of Women Lawyers Recognition Award
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Family Law
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under Family Law each year since first listing in 2012

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Firm Highlights

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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...

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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...

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...

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Verrill Partner Joins Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Family Law Committee

Blog

A Chronology of COVID-19 Relief for ERISA Plans

This chronology traces the major ongoing relief provided by legislation, regulatory action, and other agency guidance to assist ERISA plan participants, fiduciaries, and sponsors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through August 10, 2020. Superseded...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...