Jul
26

Our House

Our house is a very, very, very fine house with two cats in the yard, Life used to be so hard, Now everything is easy …… (Crosby, Stills and Nash) Recently, I overheard a conversation between a father and son. The son was think of buying a house, and they spent the entire conversation only… 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 »

Feb
28

“The times they are a-changing”

Ever since Donald Trump was elected President, I noticed an increase in activism. A day has not gone by in which I am not engaged in conversation about a Trump Policy. I realize that I was not concerned about the position I took or the position of the person I was talking with, but rather… Continue reading »

Dec
23

What Will THEY Think of Next?

Three Person Embryo MITOCHONDRIAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY (MRT) I recently wrote an article entitled DNA What’s it to you? which can be found on the K&G website www.kongreen.com. My current blog focuses on another aspect of DNA: the manipulation of embryos to avoid inherited mitochondrial DNA. MRT is a controversial therapy which will allow women who… 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 »

Jul
21

Taking Back Your Divorce: Crafting a Parenting Plan That Works for Your Family

Divorce can be a difficult time filled with many transitions and uncertainties. The anxiousness which naturally accompanies this process can be exacerbated when children are involved. The big question often is: how are my spouse and I going to share time with our children when we are no longer living in the same house? How… Continue reading »

Jun
08

Case Closed (Practically)…Or Be Careful What You Wish For

Recently, I had the opportunity to reach the ear of an understanding, no-nonsense judge in an alimony modification. The facts: simply put, the husband lost his job and sought court relief from his hefty alimony obligation. The husband had custody of the party’s only child; the wife worked part time and paid no child support.… Continue reading »

Apr
09

Payor’s Obligation

The economic climate has made it extremely difficult for payors to meet alimony obligations. Karen Greenberg was successful in substantially reducing a payor’s obligation, a highly skilled professional, who had lost his job and continued to diligently search for new employment.

Sep
22

Massachusetts Alimony Reform: A Long Awaited and Welcomed Change

The Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Alimony Reform Bill, and it is expected to be signed by Governor Deval Patrick. Once signed, the new Alimony Reform Act will become effective on March 1, 2012. The bill, having been passed at the recommendation of a special task force appointed in 2009, marks… Continue reading »