fran L. Whyman
Whyman Law & Mediation
220 North Main St., Suite 301
189 Wells Avenue, Suite 302
Collaborative Family Lawyer, Mediator
My Approach: Parties to a family law dispute are in the midst of one of the emotionally trying times of their lives. I am committed to helping resolve these issues in an atmosphere that fosters the mutual respect and integrity of both parties.
Education and Training: JD Magna Cum Laude, New England School of Law; MA English, Simmons College; BA, New York University; Program on Negotiation for Lawyers, Harvard Law School; Divorce Mediation Training; Marital Mediation Training; Elder Mediation Training.
Professional Memberships: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council; Past President, (2014-16), Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation; Board of Directors, Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation; The Divorce Center; Association of Family & Conciliation Courts; Massachusetts Chapter Association of Family & Conciliation Courts; Massachusetts Bar Association; Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center, Mediation Panel Participant.
My practice focuses on helping clients reach creative solutions to all of their challenging family law matters with the use of one of the following dispute resolution options: Collaborative Divorce Representation; Representation as settlement counsel in the negotiation of a divorce, the modification of a prior agreement, a prenuptial agreement or an agreement to stay married; Representation of one of the parties in a mediation with another mediator; Mediation of a divorce or other family law matter. Family law matters handled by the practice include, but are not limited to, the following subjects: divorce, parenting plans, child support, alimony, division of assets, college and other child-related expenses, health insurance coverage and related expenses.
A complimentary initial 30 minute consultation is available.