Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Wellesley, MA
Attorney Robert Langlois serves of counsel to Saponaro Bingham LLP law firm in Wellesley, Massachusetts. A retired first justice of the Norfolk and Middlesex Probate and Family Courts, Mr. Langlois has more than 49 years of legal experience. He provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Boston metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:
· Family law and divorce
· Probate litigation
· Alternative dispute resolution
As an attorney, Mr. Langlois delivers the highly personalized counsel his clients need to make the best-informed decisions regarding domestic relations matters as well as probate issues. Possessing extensive experience with mediation, arbitration, conciliation and private adjudication, he has assisted numerous clients with obtaining their goals and the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve in a manner that is more discreet and expeditious than tradition litigation.
A leader in his field, Mr. Langlois has been an active participant in various panels and committees for both the judiciary and the bar, and he has appeared on various television and radio news programs and other media outlets, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics.
In honored of his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Langlois is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and has many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many in his community during their times of dire need.
A 1968 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Langlois obtained his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 1972. He is admitted to practice before all Massachusetts state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and he is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and its Family Law Section Council. He has co-chaired the Joint Bar Committee on Gifted and Inherited Assets.
Mr. Langlois has also served as president of the Norfolk County Bar Association as well as chair of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Inn of Court. He is also a member of the Boston Bar Association.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
About Robert Langlois
First Admitted: 1972, Massachusetts
Professional Webpage: https://www.thesblawgroup.com/team/robert-langlois/
- CLE: Trust and Inheritance Issues in Divorce: A Practical Guide to Discovery, Evidence, and Experts, Boston Bar Association (June 2019)
- A View from the Bench on Efficacy in Court and at Mediation Lecture from 18th Annual New England Estate Planning (and More) Conference 2017 – Estate Planning Track, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (January 2017)
- Admitting Exhibits Lecture from You Be the Family Law Judge! Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2017)
- Vocational Experts Lecture from You Be the Family Law Judge! Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2017)
- Parents’ Testimony Lecture from You Be the Family Law Judge! Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2017)
- GAL Testimony Lecture from You Be the Family Law Judge! Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2017)
- Division of Assets – Premarital Assets, Inheritance, and Other “More Discretionary” Issues Lecture from 22nd Annual Family Law Conference 2019, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2019)
- Child Related Issues Lecture from 50 Points of Law: Major Developments and Traps for the Unwary, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (December 2019)
- How the Probate and Family Court Has Evolved and Changed in Recent Years Lecture from 50 Points of Law: Major Developments and Traps for the Unwary, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (December 2019)
- Property Division Lecture from 50 Points of Law: Major Developments and Traps for the Unwary, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (December 2019)
- University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1968)
Pro bono/Community Service
- Massachusetts Hospital School: Board of Trustees (1975-1985) Chair (1980-1985)
- Wollaston Golf Club: President (2000-2001)
- Probate and Family Task Force on Scheduling Practices (Chair)
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1972)
- United States District Court for Massachusetts (1973)
- Boston Bar Association, Member
- Joint Bar (MBA/BBA) Task Force on Alimony (Judicial Representative)
- Judicial Enhancement Interdisciplinary Settlement (Chair): Courtroom Design and Configuration
- Massachusetts Bar Association: Member, Board of Delegates and Executive Committee, Chair- Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Law-Related Education Committee, Judicial Administration Committee; Policy Review Committee
- Norfolk Bar Association: President (1985-1987)
- Director- Norfolk Bar Advocates Program
- AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Last Updated: 5/18/2021