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

  • Named a Boston Magazine Top Lawyer 2021
  • 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

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

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Blog

Health Plans: PCORI Fee Is Due August 1, 2022

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Event

Implications of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Webinar

Join Verrill's Robert Laplaca who will be presenting this webinar on understanding what risks confront gambling businesses operating on the internet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed in 2006, but its implications...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

News

Verrill Attorney Tom H. Wilkeson Elected as Secretary of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Business Law Section

WESTPORT, Conn. (July 5, 2022) Verrill attorney Tom H. Wilkeson was recently elected as Secretary of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Business Law Section for a two-year term. Wilkeson will be joining Ken Lerman as...

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BLM-Masked Employees of Whole Foods Lose Race Bias Appeal Regarding Dress Code

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Annual Update Part 6: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion - Top Legal Challenges and Best Practices for Your Company

Join Verrill for its sixth session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Update Series. Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez will discuss steps that employers are taking to embrace diversity in their hiring practices...

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Verrill Partner Robert Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s Governing Committee

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Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

Verrill attorneys Juliet T. Browne, James I. Cohen, Gordon R. Smith, and Mathew J. Todaro were recently recognized for energy and environmental law in Maine in the 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide . Chambers...

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New DOJ Task Force Announced Will Impact Health Care Providers & Prescribers in Northern New England

Major enforcement news was released today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for medical professionals and anyone working in or around the health care space in Maine , New Hampshire , and Vermont . The United...

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