Miriam G. Altman

Miriam G. Altman

  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Miriam G. Altman concentrates her legal practice in divorce and family law matters. Following her admission to the Massachusetts Bar in 1985, she represented individuals in matrimonial law cases and civil litigation at the Boston law firm of Sherburne, Powers & Needham, PC, now known as Holland & Knight, LLP. As a partner, she served as chair of the firm’s family law department. In 2002, she established the predecessor firm to Law Offices of Miriam G. Altman, PC, in Lexington, MA.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Altman received a BA from Barnard College, magna cum laude, and a JD degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984, where she was an editor of the American Criminal Law Review. She clerked for the Honorable Justice Joseph P. Warner of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She is admitted to the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and has argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, United States District Court, and the United States Court of Appeals First Circuit. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section.

Ms. Altman’s publications include, “Litigating Domestic Abuse Cases,” which appeared in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. She lectures in the field of family law for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Altman is the co-author of “Department of Children and Families Reports in Divorce, Modification, and Paternity Custody Case Trials,” Massachusetts Family Law Journal, Volume 27, Issue No. 5, September, 2009. Attorney Altman has appeared as a featured speaker on divorce on “Money Matters Radio,” WBNW AM 1120.

Attorney Miriam G. Altman has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for meeting the highest standards of legal ability and ethics. Ms. Altman has also been listed in Boston.com’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 edition.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (1984)
Honors: cum laude
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Barnard College
B.A. (1979)
Honors: magna cum laude
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Awards
Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition
Boston.com
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale
Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Experience
Professional Associations
State Bar of Massachusetts # 543853
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Department of Children and Families Reports in Divorce, Modification, and Paternity Custody Case Trials
Massachusetts Family Law Journal
Litigating Domestic Abuse Cases
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Speaking Engagements
Featured Speaker on Divorce
“Money Matters Radio,” WBNW AM 1120
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Offices of Miriam G. Altman, PC Website
Blog
Google Buisness Listing
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Miriam G. Altman, PC
57 Bedford Street, Suite 106
Lexington, MA 02420
USA
Telephone: (781) 862-4448
Fax: (781) 862-4427