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Kassandra C. Tat

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Name: Kassandra C. Tat
Date registered: November 28, 2016

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Kassandra graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 2016 after majoring in psychology and graduating from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012. While in law school, she had internships with Chief Justice Angela Ordoñez and Judge Jennifer Rivera-Ulwick of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court. After Kassandra’s second year in law school, she was a student defender at the Superior Court Trial Unit of the Public Defenders Office, where she developed her passion for trial work and litigation. In addition to normal coursework and being a case comment editor on The Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy, during her final year in law school, Kassandra was also a student attorney at the Suffolk Family Advocacy Clinic, where she represented survivors of domestic abuse in custody and divorce cases. Kassandra’s experiences have helped her develop a compassionate and client-centered approach, which she now seeks to bring to Konowitz and Greenberg, P.C.

Latest posts

  1. Before You Say, “I Do” — June 2, 2017
  2. What is Implicit Bias and Why is it Important? — April 10, 2017
  3. LAW STUDENT TO LAWYER — December 5, 2016
  4. Help Your Case Hold Water By Documenting — November 28, 2016

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Jun
02

Before You Say, “I Do”

It is no secret that divorces tend to be emotionally painful, protracted, and very expensive. The filing for divorce is only the beginning and these issues are usually brought on when the parties are determining the terms of the divorce who keeps the house, what happens to the money in joint bank accounts, whether there… Continue reading »

Apr
10

What is Implicit Bias and Why is it Important?

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court implemented a rule requiring newly admitted lawyers to complete the “Practicing with Professionalism” course, which I did a few weeks ago. This eight hour course touches on several topics, but one topic I found particularly useful was that of multicultural competency in lawyering. We began this segment of the course… Continue reading »

Dec
05

LAW STUDENT TO LAWYER

Three years of law school is now a concluded chapter. Now I am a recent graduate and new associate, but the experience of being a new associate has revived the same anxious, excited, and uneasy feelings from the first year of law school. As the newest associate in the office, I am not only new… Continue reading »

Nov
28

Help Your Case Hold Water By Documenting

The theory of a case without supporting facts is just that — a theory — nothing more. I experienced this for the first time about a year ago as a student attorney in the Family Advocacy Clinic in law school. I was sitting across from my professors excited to tell them what I sincerely believed… Continue reading »