Nicole is a divorce mediator, mediation coach, family law attorney and conciliator whose intensive divorce and family law background centers on developing practical, commonsense solutions for couples’ divorce and family law concerns. Nicole’s diverse professional experience includes serving as a domestic violence victim witness advocate and as a prosecutor in the West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court under S.J.C. Rule 3:03. Readers of the Lynch & Owens blog are likely familiar with Nicole’s encyclopedic knowledge of divorce and family law issues including child custody, child support, alimony, asset division and the Department of Children and Families. Her richly detailed explorations of these issues are among the most widely read publications available online in these subject areas.
Nicole’s approach to mediation relies on a structured method that fosters understanding and validation for the point of view of each couple, with a goal of facilitating shared problem-solving and compromise between clients. Nicole’s years of experience preparing divorce and family law agreements aids her mediation approach by enabling her to identify and articulate the questions that all couples must be prepared to answer while developing a separation agreement or parenting plan.
A longtime Massachusetts resident, Nicole is a graduate of the University of Rochester and New England Law School. She is a Massachusetts statutory mediator, a certified Collaborative Attorney with the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, a proud member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, and a volunteer conciliator for the Plymouth Probate and Family Court.
If you need a collaborative lawyer for your divorce, check out our Collaborative Law informational page on lynchowens.com. Collaborative law is a form a divorce resolution in which each party is represented by an attorney with special training to negotiate out of court settlements without the need for litigation or court appearances.
Recent Blogs by Nicole
Mediator Nicole K. Levy explains how litigants are turning to mediation while courts closed by Covid-19. Massachusetts recently announced that the state’s courts would remain closed for most non-emergency matters until at least June 1, 2020. Given that courts were initially slated to reopen on May 4, 2020, it now appears possible that Probate & … Using Short-Term Mediation While Courts are Closed Due to Coronavirus
Mediator Nicole K. Levy discusses how the Covid-19 crisis is pushing litigating parties towards mediation to resolve divorce and family law issues. As the Covid-19 crisis rumbles forward, rapid changes are impacting how individuals relate to each other, pursue goals and resolve disputes in an increasingly “remote” world. The speed of these changes has been … Mediation is the Best Divorce Option During the Coronavirus Crisis
Mediator Nicole K. Levy explores the many ways that a mediation coach can assist in a divorce. The first divorce mediation session can be nerve-wracking. First-time mediation participants often feel unsure about how the mediation process will unfold, including questions about the structure of the process, the role of the mediator and how their spouse … How A Mediation Coach Can Help Your Divorce