Kristine Ann Cummings

Kristine Ann Cummings

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boston, MA

Fitch Law Partners LLP
 | One Beacon Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-542-5542
Fax: 617-542-1542
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kristine Ann Cummings engages in all aspects of probate and family law, including divorce, custody, modification, child support, domestic violence, paternity and guardianship matters. She is actively involved with the Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association and Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts.  Kristine is a graduate of Boston College Law School (J.D., 2007) and Temple University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004). During law school, Kristine served as a clerk at the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General and with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.  Kristine represents victims of domestic violence through the Women's Bar Foundation as well as provides legal assistance to low-income residents of Greater Boston through the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association. The Women's Bar Foundation honored Kristine in 2008 for her work with the Family Law Project for Battered Women

About Kristine Cummings

Admitted: 2007, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.fitchlp.com/Attorneys/Kristine-A-Cummings.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Kristine was honored by the Women’s Bar Foundation for her work with the Family Law Project for Battered Women.  A letter from Nicci Meadow, WBA/WBF Executive Director and Rachel B. Biscard, WBF Supervising Attorney notes as follows:   “You have received this award because you are fearless: you have handled cases that are difficult, time consuming and oftentimes require repeated court appearances.  Your sensitivity and understanding of the difficulties faced by low income and indigent victims of domestic violence allows you to practice law with compassion.  Moreover, you have an innate ability to present yourself well in court, allowing your clients the benefit of your oral advocacy.”, Volunteer Attorney Award, Women's Bar Foundation, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Young Lawyer’s Division (Director at Large)
  • Women’s Bar Association (Public Relations Committee)
  • Boston Bar Association - Family Law Section Steering Committee (Pro-Bono Committee Co-Chair and Newsletter Committee Member)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of The Junior League of Boston (2011-2012 Community Service Progect: Kids in the Kitchen) The Junior League of Boston is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism,developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action andleadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.   The goal of the Junior Leagues' Kids in the Kitchen initiative, which is supported by The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. and its member Leagues, is to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. 
  • Volunteer Sailing Instructor at Community Boating, Inc. The mission of Community Boating, Inc. is the advancement of sailing for all by minimizing economic and physical obstacles to sailing. In addition, CBI enhances the greater Boston community by using sailing as a vehicle to empower its members to develop independence and self-confidence, improve communication, foster teamwork, and acquire a deeper understanding of community spirit and the power of volunteerism.
  • Women’s Bar Foundation Family Law Project for Battered Women (Volunteer Attorney and Member of Mentorship Committee)The Family Law Project recruits, trains, and mentors attorneys and collaborates with legal and social services to provide high quality representation and assistance to victims of domestic violence.  The mission of the Family Law Project is to empower domestic violence victims by giving them a voice in their abuse prevention order and family law case as well as to engage lawyers in pro bono service and, thus, make them stakeholders on issues involving low-income domestic violence victims.
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association (Volunteer Panel Member)The Volunteer Lawyers Project provides legal representation in civil matters to the indigent of Boston through the pro bono services of private attorneys and paralegals.  In addition to handling cases, VLP volunteers serve as Attorneys of the Day at the Boston Housing Court and Suffolk County Probate and Family Court; teach community legal education programs for low-income homeowners; provide telephone advice on probate and estate related issues; and serve as counsel to a variety of community groups.
  • Member of the Social Ministries and Outreach Commission of St. Ignatius Parish The Outreach Commission strives to reach out to those whose needs are greatest, to work against injustice, and to support those who live with poverty, hunger, and suffering.  Projects of the Outreach Commission include working to alleviate hunger through Project Bread, serving the homeless at hopeFound in Jamaica Plain, helping children and families in Boston through Mother Caroline Academy and Julie's Family Learning Program and building affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity.  
Office Location for Kristine Ann Cummings

One Beacon Street
16th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

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Last Updated: 3/14/2019

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