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Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.

Lafayette College, B.A.

Civic & Charitable Involvement

  • Certified Conciliator Middlesex, Essex and Norfolk Probate and Family Court

  • Senior Partners for Justice, volunteer attorney

Kelly N. Griffin

Kelly Griffin concentrates her practice on domestic relations law in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She assists clients in a wide range of family and probate matters, including divorce, child custody, custody and support jurisdictional disputes, appeals, guardianships of minors, guardianships of adults, prenuptials, postnuptials, adoptions, removal cases, special needs parents and unmarried partners. Kelly was previously associated with Prince Lobel Tye LLP, a preeminent Boston litigation firm, where she represented clients in complex matrimonial financial matters, complex interstate custody disputes and high-profile paternity and divorce matters. 

Kelly assists clients in direct negotiations to settle cases, as well as guides them through attorney-assisted alternative dispute resolution. Kelly is also a skilled litigator and appears frequently in courts across Massachusetts and New Hampshire as a strong advocate for her clients.  Kelly also acts as a direct advocate for children as an Attorney Representing Children (“ARC”), and as a neutral intermediary between high conflict parents as a Parent Coordinator. 

Professional Activities

  • Boston Bar Association Family Law Section (2007 – present)

  • Massachusetts Bar Association member (2007 – present)

  • Women’s Bar Association member (2007 – present)

  • New Hampshire Bar Association member (2013 – present)

  • Essex County Bar Association (2012 – present)

Awards / Achievements / Panels

  • Named by Super Lawyers as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” (2015-2018)

  • Co-author, Trying Divorce Cases in Massachusetts, MCLE, 2017.

  • Panelist, MCLE “Practicing Family Law on the Border of Massachusetts & New Hampshire ,” June 2017; co-author of publication accompanying seminar

  • Panelist, MCLE, “The Family Lawyer’s Discovery Toolkit” August 2018; co-author of publication accompanying seminar

  • Co-author, Women’s Bar Association Amicus Brief, Commonwealth v. Pugh, SJC-1895 (affirming women’s fundamental personhood).