Successfully Handling Family Law Issues for More than 30 Years

Linda Sternberg Esquire

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Sole Practitioner since 1988
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Phone:
617-722-8300
Fax:
(617) 722-8350
Email:
Attorney Linda Sternberg has practiced family law in Boston for more than 30 years. She handles divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, paternity, abuse prevention, restraining orders, guardianships, conservatorships, and all family law matters.
 
Attorney Sternberg has been appointed guardian ad litem by the court to investigate or represent the interests of children in contested child custody matters. She is a trained mediator and collaborative law practitioner. In litigation, mediation, or collaborative practice, Attorney Sternberg will bring her breadth of knowledge, experience, and empathy to help you reach your goals in dealing with your family law crisis.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Trusts
  • Collaborative Law & Practice
  • Paternity
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Wills
  • Mental Health
  • Spousal Support
  • Estate Administration
  • Care & Protection

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified to Accept Guardian Ad Litem Appts in Category D, F, and G, Probate and Family Court, 2000
  • Basic Mediation Training Certificate of Completion, Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center, Inc., 1993
  • Certified to Take Court Appointments in Mental Health Cases, CPCS, 1986-2011
  • Certified to Take Court Appointments in Child Welfare Cases, CPCS, 1984
  • Qualified to Provide Limited Assistance Representation in Suffolk Cty, Probate and Family Court - Pilot Project, 2007
  • Qualified to Provide Limited Assistance Representation in all Probate and Family Courts

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1982

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981
  • Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Major: Women's Labor History

Classes/Seminars

  • Guide to Divorce Practice and Procedure, Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, 1998
  • Organizing Your Trial Notebook, CPCS/MCLE, 1996
  • Preparing Your Case: Developing and Presenting a State Intervention Child Custody Case, CPCS, 1991
  • The Role of Attorneys in Care and Protection Cases and the Attorney-Client Relationship, Boston Juvenile Court Clinic, 1990
  • Care and Protection Training, MCLE, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • Women's Bar Association, Member, 1985 - 2001
  • Boston Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section, 1987 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association, Past Member, Human Services Section, 1987 - Present
  • North Shore Children's Law Project, Member, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1986
  • Juvenile Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1994 - 1995
  • Committee for Public Counsel Services, Family Law Advocacy Project, Planning Comm. for Training Re Implement of Ch 303 of the Acts of 1992, 1993
  • Boston Juvenile Court Committee on Counsel Appointments, Member, 1989 - 1990
  • Watertown Historic District Commission, Member, Secretary, 2001 - Present
  • Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Inc, Member, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Linda Sternberg, Esquire, Attorney, 1988 - Present
  • Elder & Sternberg, Partner, 1984 - 1988
  • Elder & Moses, Associate, 1982 - 1984
  • Temporary Legal Services, Associate, 1981 - 1982
  • Silverglate and Gertner, Law Clerk, 1981
  • Bingham, Dana, and Gould, Law Clerk, Litigation Department, 1980
  • Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, Law Clerk, 1980
  • National Consumer Law Center, Law Clerk, 1979
  • Scientific American, Editorial Assistant, 1976 - 1977
  • Resources for Community Change, Production Manager, 1975

Pro Bono Activities

  • Senior Partners for Justice, 2006 - Present
  • Lawyer for a Day - Suffolk County

Linda Sternberg, Esquire
10 Tremont Street
Suite 200
Boston, MA 02108


Telephone: 617-722-8300
Fax: 617-722-8350