Professional Details

Joyce Kauffman
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Kauffman Law & Mediation

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Roslindale, MA 02131


Description of Practice

Kauffman Law & Mediation is dedicated to providing clients with attentive and individualized service in all areas of family law. We provide mediation and legal services to our clients in both traditional and non-traditional families with compassion and creativity. Kauffman Law & Mediation has a particular focus on the rights and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) families.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1996    CDSC    Basic Mediation Training - 30 hours
2000    CDSC    Divorce Mediation Training - 30 hours
misc.    MCLE/CDSC    40

Other Information

She is the recipient of the Gwen Bloomingdale Pioneer Spirit Award from the Mass LGBTQ Bar (2007), the Fisher Davenport Award from the Family Pride Coalition (now Family Equality) and COLAGE (2004), and the Barney Frank Award from the Massachusetts School of Law (2003). Attorney Kauffman has been selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers each year since 2008, and was named to "Best Lawyers in America" in 2013. In 2009, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly selected her as one of the Lawyers of the Year and, in 2013, as one of the Top Women of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional

References available upon request.