Barbra I. Black

Managing Partner

Location:        Woburn, Massachusetts & Nashua, NH

Phone:             781-569-5840

                          603-681-9126

Fax:                   781-569-5841

Email:               bblack@theblacklawgroup.com

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Barbra I. Black has been practicing law for over twenty five years and is a founding member and the managing partner of The Black Law Group, LLC. Attorney Black was a former partner at the Boston, MA law firm of Burns & Levinson, LLP, where she practiced for over eight years in the firm's Divorce and Family Law group. Prior to that, she was a solo practitioner for several years, focusing her practice in the area of domestic relations litigation.

Attorney Black concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce & family law in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Attorney Black has extensive litigation and trial experience and handles a variety of family law cases involving complex and diverse issues. Attorney Black's divorce & family law practice includes, but is not limited to, prenuptial & postnuptial agreements, joint petitions for divorce, contested divorce actions, same sex divorce actions, custody and or child support cases and modification and contempt cases. Ms. Black is a member of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar Associations and the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court. She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School and Brandeis University. Attorney Black has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" as published in Boston Magazine for the past several years.

Areas of Practice

Divorce and Family Law

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1992

U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1995

New Hampshire, 2010

Education

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts

J.D. (Cum Laude) - 1992

Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

B.A. (Cum Laude) - 1988

Published Works

Division of Inherited and Gifted Assets in the Context of Divorce, Focus (A Burns & Levinson LLP newsletter), 2002

The Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual, co-author of Chapter 8; , Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE), 2008

The Massachusetts Divorce Law Manual, co-author of Chapter 8;, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE), 2011

Classes/Seminars

Adjunct faculty member - Family Law, New England School of Law, 2007 - 2009

Mock Trial Judge, Massachusetts Bar

A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings, National Business Institute Seminar

Faculty panel member on divorce & family law related seminars, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education

Pre trial conferences in divorce - Judge Edward Ginsburg-family law class, 2011 to 2016

Honors and Awards

Attorney Black has been selected as one of Boston Magazine's Massachusetts Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.

  • 2005 – Rising Stars
  • 2014 – Super Lawyers
  • 2015 – Super Lawyers
  • 2016 – Super Lawyers
  • 2017 – Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

Massachusetts Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Massachusetts Family and Probate Inn of Court

Massachusetts Women's Bar Association

Associate of Legal Administrators, National Chapter

Associate of Legal Administrators, Boston Chapter

Past Employment Positions

Burns & Levinson LLP, associate, 2001 - 2005

Burns & Levinson LLP, partner, 2005 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

Mock trial judge

Massachusetts Bar Association