Russell N. Wilkins

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Russell N. Wilkins

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Highlights

  • Courts Admitted
    • Massachusetts State Courts
    • United States District Court for District of Massachusetts
  • Education
    • University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1967
    • New England School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1973
  • Professional Experience
    • 30+ years of private practice of law
    • 13+ years of mediation
    • Discovery Master, Facts Master and Guardian Ad Litem
  • Affiliations
    • Barnstable County Bar Association
    • Massachusetts Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Massachusetts Counsel on Family Mediations, Inc.
  • Former Areas of Practice
    • Domestic Relations / Family Law
    • Estate Planning
    • Settlement of Estates
    • Trust Administration
    • Mediation

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