Jessica M. Dubin

Jessica M. Dubin

Jessica M. Dubin

JESSICA M. DUBIN is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University (1998) and a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School (2001), where she served as executive editor of the Women’s Law Journal. Before joining Lee & Rivers LLP (formerly Lee, Rivers & Corr LLP) in May 2004, Ms. Dubin worked as a litigation and domestic relations associate at the Boston firm of Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP. Ms. Dubin became a partner of Lee, Rivers & Corr LLP in January 2013.

Ms. Dubin is a fellow of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).  Ms. Dubin is named by Naifeh and Smith’s The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law.  She has been recognized as a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer”by Boston Magazine’s and Law & Politics’s Super Lawyer publication (2013 to 2022) and was previously recognized by that publication as a “Rising Star” (2007 to 2012). She has received the highest Avvo rating possible (10.0 Superb) as a family law attorney.  Ms. Dubin is listed in Boston Magazine (Dec. 2022 issue) as a “Top Lawyer of 2022.”

Ms. Dubin is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and Boston Bar Association (BBA) Family Law Sections, the Women’s Bar Association, the Massachusetts chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court, the Massachusetts Family and Probate American Inn of Court, and the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators.

Ms. Dubin was elected to serve a three-year term as  a member of the BBA Council and is on the Board of Editors of the Boston Bar Journal.  She is also on the BBA Family Law Section’s Steering Committee, and previously served as Co-Chair of that Steering Committee from September 2015 through August 2017 and as Co-Chair of its Continuing Legal Education Sub-Committee from September 2014 through August 2015.  In May 2017, Ms. Dubin testified on behalf of the BBA before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary at the State House regarding Uniform Child Custody and Jurisdiction Enforcement Act legislation.

In May 2020, Ms. Dubin presented at MCLE’s Annual Family Law Conference on child support in high income cases.  In May 2015, Ms. Dubin presented at a Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court program regarding prenuptial agreements.  In January 2014, Ms. Dubin co-chaired and moderated the BBA’s seminar “High Conflict Custody Cases.” In January 2012, 2013 and 2014, she presented at a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education program titled “Premarital, Marital & Separation Agreements.” In October 2010, she co-chaired, moderated and presented at the BBA’s seminar “Drafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements.”

Ms. Dubin was co-trial counsel with Attorney David Lee and co-authored the Brief submitted to the Supreme Judicial Court for the prevailing party in the alimony case of Young v. Young, 478 Mass. 1  (2017).  Ms. Dubin also co-authored with Attorney Lee the Briefs submitted for the prevailing party in Emery v. Sturtevant, 88 Mass. App. Ct. 1118 (2015) and 91 Mass. App. Ct. 502 (2017), a case involving imputation of income in setting support orders.

Ms. Dubin volunteers as a mentor and attorney for the Women’s Bar Foundation Family Law Project, which provides pro bono representation to victims of domestic violence. She received the WBF’s 2019 Nery Arrano Pro Bono Award in May 2019 and the Volunteer Attorney Award for the winter of 2015. Ms. Dubin also volunteers as an “Attorney for the Day” and an ARC (Attorneys Representing Children) attorney in the Norfolk Probate & Family Court.  She volunteers as a Conciliator for the Middlesex and Norfolk Probate and Family Courts, and as a SERV volunteer at the Suffolk Probate & Family Court.

Ms. Dubin is the author of E.K. v. S.C.:  A New Family Law Removal Inquiry Established by the Appeals Court which was published in the Summer 2020 edition of the Boston Bar Journal.  Ms. Dubin has extensive experience with all aspects of domestic relations law, including the drafting of antenuptial and postnuptial agreements, the settling and litigating of divorce, modification, contempt and paternity cases, and appellate family law work.