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Jeffrey A. Soilson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boston, MA

Fitch Law Partners LLP
84 State Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-542-5542
Fax: 617-542-1542
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew, Russian
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Fitch, the President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), and a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), Jeffrey A. Soilson specializes in large-asset divorce and high-conflict custody cases. Mr. Soilson brings more than 20 years of experience to his cases. Whether litigating a child custody battle and issues over alimony, or mediating a divorce and allocating child-related college expenses, Mr. Soilson is committed to helping people resolve their family matters in a cost-effective, child-centric and dignified manner.

For his hard work, Mr. Soilson has earned an Avvo “Superb” rating; he has the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; he has been named a Best Lawyer in America in the areas of Family Law and Mediation; and Boston magazine has named him on its annual Super Lawyers lists (including Top 100: Massachusetts Super Lawyer and Top 100 New England Super Lawyer).

Mr. Soilson is a Certified Divorce Mediator and Family Law Arbitrator.  He is a trained conciliator, parenting coordinator, and guardian ad litem.  He regularly shares his legal experience with others through lectures and written publications. For example, he was a member of the Keynote Alimony Panel at the 19th Annual MCLE Family Law Conference in Boston, he is the Co-Editor of "Financial Aspects of Divorce" (MCLE, Inc., 2016), and the Co-author of the Prenuptial Agreements chapter of the  "Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual" (MCLE, Inc.; 2008).

Volunteering and providing leadership in organizations that are dedicated to making divorce and separation easier on children, he is a former member of the Boards of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts ("AFCC") and Overcoming Barriers. Mr. Soilson is also a Founding Member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators, and has been affiliated with the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, the Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem, and the Family Law Sections of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations.  Mr. Soilson also regularly provides pro bono services to several organizations.

Jeffrey A. Soilson is a graduate of Columbia University, (B.A., 1994), and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, (J.D., 1997). During law school, Mr. Soilson clerked for the Israeli Supreme Court and advised the Israeli Justices on family law issues adjudicated in the United States. Mr. Soilson served in the United States Navy and through a selective Naval Intelligence program received a Russian Certificate from the Defense Language Institute in 1989. He is conversational in Russian and Hebrew.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Jeffrey A. Soilson

First Admitted: 1997, Florida

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Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Mr. Soilson served in the United States Navy and through a selective Naval Intelligence program received a Russian Certificate from the Defense Language Institute in 1989.


  • Received the rating of "SUPERB" by Avvo
  • Ranked at the highest level of legal ability, "AV", in the Martindale - Hubbell Law Directory

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Mentor, Women's Bar Foundation’s Family Law Project for Battered Women
  • Past member of the Board of Trustees of the Bay Farm Montessori Academy
  • Co-Chair, Pro Bono Committee of the Boston Bar Association's Family Law Section Steering Committee., 2009
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Plymouth
  • Volunteer, Lawyer of the Day program in the Plymouth County Probate and Family Court.
  •  Past member of the Finance and Advisory Committee for the Town of Plymouth


  • 7/17/2008, Channel 5 WCVB TV - Interview - Channel 5 WCVB TV Mr. Solison was interviewed regarding his efforts to secure child support and alimony for a client from a defendant's inheritance held in a Massachusetts trust.   ,

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author, “Premarital Agreements”, Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual (MCLE, Inc.; 2008)
  • Author of Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual (MCLE, Inc.; 2008)
  • Faculty member at MCLE and Stafford seminars on Divorce Law, Prenuptial Agreements and Probate Litigation, 2012
  • Presented a lecture at seminar titled, "Social Media and First Amendment in Family Law Cases" at the Boston Bar Association, 2011
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar titled, "Trying Divorce Cases."- Speaker, 2009
  • Chaired an MCLE seminar on High Conflict Custody Cases, 2013
  • A faculty member at a conference presented by the Massachusetts Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem titled, "When the Court and Clinical Practice Collide: Working with High Conflict and Divorcing Families.", 2013

Educational Background

  • Columbia University, B.A., 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Divorce Mediator and trained in Conciliation and Parenting Coordination, 2012
  • Category V / Massachusetts Probate and Family Court-Certified Parenting Coordinator, 2018
  • Parenting Coordinator Certificate (Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology), 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators (Founding Member), 2014
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators, Member
  •  Family Law and Probate Law Sections of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  •  Florida Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Member), 2012
  • Elected to the Board of Directors of Massachusetts Chapter of the AFCC
  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation (Member), 2012
  • Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem, Member
  • Family Law Section and Fiduciary Litigation Subcommittee of the Trust & Estates Section of the Boston Bar Association, Member
  • New York bar
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Office Location for Jeffrey A. Soilson

84 State Street
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Last Updated: 3/22/2021

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