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Attorney Debra L. Smith

Attorney Debbie Smith

Attorney Debra L. Smith, a sole practitioner, has had an office at 134 Main Street in Watertown, Massachusetts since  May 1, 1987 or for over 30 years of her 33 years of practicing law.   She has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1983 and in Colorado since 1992.  Ms. Smith was admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Appeals Court in 1984 and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1989.  She practices in the District, Juvenile and Probate and Family courts in Eastern Massachusetts.

Attorney Smith has a bachelor of science degree from Boston University’s School of Education and a juris doctor degree from New England School of Law, now called New England Law, Boston.  She took graduate coursework in health education at the University of Maryland.  She has been trained as a Mediator as she took classes in Basic Mediation, Advanced Divorce Mediation in Massachusetts and maintains her mediation skills by attending professional meetings  and the yearly Institute sponsored by Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Inc.  Attorney Smith has received training in Collaborative Law and maintains her skills by attending the presentations at the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Inc.’s Charles River Practice Group meetings and attending advanced trainings.

Paralegal

Kerry Karol, Paralegal
Kerry Karol, Paralegal

Kerry Karol  has worked for Attorney Smith as a paralegal since January 2010.  Kerry graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Sociology and received her Paralegal Certification from Suffolk University’s ABA approved Paralegal Certificate Program. Kerry was inducted into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society, was named the Paralegal Student of the Year during the 2010 Academic Year and awarded excellence in Legal Research & Writing.

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