Kristin A. Bullwinkel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westford, MA

Bullwinkel & Brooks, LLC
 | 2 Lan Drive, Suite 120
Westford, MA 01886
Phone: 978-320-3400
Fax: 978-320-3411
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Elder Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

When families in Massachusetts are facing legal issues, they can turn to Kristin A. Bullwinkel for the counsel they need. As a partner at Bullwinkel & Brooks, LLC, she represents clients in Westford, Acton, Littleton, Chelmsford, Lowell, Harvard, Groton, Ayer, Carlisle, Pepperell as well as throughout Middlesex County and Worcester County. For decades, she has helped families navigate many issues such as the following: divorce, child support, alimony, custody, modification, enforcement of court orders, paternity, and pre and postnuptial agreements.

Adept in finding comprehensive solutions quickly, Ms. Bullwinkel is known for her ability to guide people through mediation. She understands that long, drawn-out proceedings in a courtroom setting can sometimes add to the stress of an already emotional situation. Using compassion, she has successfully reached amicable outcomes in even highly contested cases. Past clients have given her glowing reviews for her sensitivity, professionalism and efficiency. At the same time, she is fiercely protective of a client's rights and will go to trial when the need arises.

Attorney Bullwinkel serves as a Guardian ad Litem and as a Parent Coordinator and has been appointed by the court and privately retained for both positions.  As such, she is especially in tune with how legal battles can affect children. She consistently helps parents resolve their issues while ensuring that the child's best interests remain a priority.

A member of the Massachusetts and North Central Middlesex Bar Associations, Attorney Bullwinkel also teaches law and psychology as an adjunct teacher at Boston College. She is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

In 1989, Attorney Bullwinkel earned a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College. She then went on to receive a Juris Doctor (cum laude) in 1995 from Suffolk University Law School.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Elder Law (20%)

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005

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About Kristin Bullwinkel

Admitted: 1995, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.bullwinkelbrooks.com/kristin-a.-bullwinkel.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Massachusetts Rising Stars®, 2005
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, 2010 – 2017
  • Cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Conciliator
  • Certified Collaborative Lawyer
  • Certified Divorce Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Massachusetts Family and Probate Inn of Court
  • Massachusetts, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Member, Massachusetts Associations of Guardian Ad Litems, Inc.
  • Member, Central Massachusetts County Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Middlesex Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer to serve as Lawyer For The Day for the Probate and Family Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct faculty member, Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College where she presently teaches Law and Psychology, 1998 - Present

Educational Background:

  • Smith College, B.A., 1989
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Office Location for Kristin A. Bullwinkel

2 Lan Drive
Suite 120
Westford, MA 01886

Phone: 978-320-3400

Fax: 978-320-3411

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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